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2016/02/24 | Zou Chi
14 Taiwanese People Die Of H1N1 In A Week; CDC Giving Out Free Medication
Remember the H1N1 panic in 2010? A new type of H1N1 has been spreading this winter and the CDC is implementing precaution methods before it gets even more serious.
2016/02/21 | Zou Chi
Taiwan Film Industry Shines At 66th Berlin Film Festival
“Crosscurrent” was the only Chinese production in the 18 films competing for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards this year; while "Anchorage Prohibited" was awarded the Audi Short Film Award, and depicts the struggles of international workers in Taiwan.
2016/02/21 | Zou Chi
Breast Cancer Vaccine Trials Prove Scientific Success, But Not Legal
The results of a blind trial on a newly developed breast cancer vaccine, OBI-822, bear scientific and medical importance, but the drug is not allowed a permit under current regulations because it did not pass clinical trials. If OBI-822 passes future trials, Taiwan would be the first country in the world to develop a carbohydrate-based vaccine for breast cancer.
2016/02/05 | Zou Chi
The UK Responds To Petition, Not Recognizing Taiwan As A State
The petition “Recognise Taiwan as a country” gained over 10,000 signings within 20 days, and the UK government responded to it on February 5, stating its consistent position that they “do not recognise Taiwan as a state.”
2016/02/01 | Zou Chi
Three Taiwanese Drug Traffickers Sentenced to Death in Indonesia
The Indonesia government been cracking down on drugs since President Joko Widodo took office in 2014. However, this is the first time Taiwanese criminals have been sentenced to death in Indonesia.
2016/01/25 | Zou Chi
Taipei Mayor Says The City Lacks Urban Aesthetics
After a visit to the cultural and creative industry in Chiyoda-ku and Tokyo Station in Japan, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je has realized Taipei lacks urban aesthetics.
2016/01/21 | Zou Chi
Act Lowering Threshold for Hiring White Collar Foreign Workers Not Passed
The New Power Party is against the Ministry of Labor helping corporations reduce labor costs. It maintains a skeptical attitude towards the impact of this modified act, thinking that it would influence not only local white collar labors, but also those with low salaries.
2016/01/10 | Zou Chi
Labor Groups Rallying to Urge Presidential Candidates to Regard Labor Policies
The director of the labor alliance says that no matter who wins the presidential election, the workers will continue to supervise the government and keep fighting for labor rights.
2015/12/29 | Zou Chi
Morale Said to be Lowered among Taiwan Police after Policeman Ruled Guilty for Negligent Homocide
Ye Yu-lan, former professor at the Central Police University criticized that the unfair judges and prosecutors have forced the police to not take action. She wonders who else would be willing to protect the civilians in the future.
2015/12/21 | Zou Chi
Taipei Mayor Says No to Suits When Meeting Foreign Guests
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je says that we should say no to the single standard of western culture. Iranians, however, are prohibited from wearing ties and the practice stems from the 1979 Islamic revolution.
2015/12/15 | Zou Chi
Heavy Haze from China Expected to Sweep Across Taiwan
The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) warns, starting from 5 pm on December 15, PM2.5 will start spreading all over Taiwan at about 70 to 100 micrograms per cubic meter. Adding on to the existing serious air pollution, the air quality of Taiwan will become even worse.
2015/12/14 | Zou Chi
Taiwanese Government Encourages Chinese Investors to Enter the ICT Industry While People Oppose
A scholar-organized alliance launched a petition on the Internet opposing the trade pact opening up the information and communication technology (ICT) industry for Chinese investors. According to the petition, the Taiwanese integrated-circuit-design industry accounted for 22% of the global market share in 2014, which ranks second in the world, following the US.
2015/12/12 | Zou Chi
Alibaba Acquires Hong Kong Mainstream Media
Lin Li-he, deputy chief editor of South China Morning Post, who was forced to resign for criticizing the Chinese government, says in an interview with AFP that Jack Ma's Alibaba Group and the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have a close relationship. It is hard to imagine that Ma will tolerate any criticism toward the CCP or the Chinese political system.
2015/12/10 | Zou Chi
Author of "Grave of the Fireflies" Dies at 85
Nosaka wrote the semi-autobiographical short story, “Grave of the Fireflies,” based on World War II. He wrote about his childhood experience of taking his younger adopted sister to his relative’s house during the Bombing of Kobe in World War II in 1945. The book won the Naoki Prize in 1967.
2015/12/09 | Zou Chi
2015 Taiwan's Word of the Year is Out
The "Word of the Year" is an annual event held at the end of every year by the United Daily News and the Far Eastern Group's Mr. Xu Yuanzhi Memorial Foundation since 2008. People vote for the Chinese character that most represents the year. "Change" is the eighth Taiwan's word of the year following words including mess, hope, plain, awesome, worry, fake and black.
2015/12/04 | Zou Chi
Human Rights Monument in Jingmei Commemorates Political Victims of the White Terror
The names of more than 7,628 victims are engraved on the monument, and the Minister of Culture, Hung Meng-chi, says that the ministry will continue to research the list of victims to restore historic truth and justice.
2015/12/03 | Zou Chi
French Media Says Taiwan Is Forgotten in World Climate Negotiation Due to Political Issues
French media, Le Figaro, reported on Taiwan with great details, pointing out that although the island accounts for 1% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions and has brought up a goal for its reduction, the country is still blocked out of COP21 due to sensitive political issues.
2015/11/26 | Zou Chi
Harvard Researcher Says Chiang Kai-shek Fighting Back against China Was A Disguise
Jay Taylor believes that soon after Chiang retreated to Taiwan, he gave up his plan to recover the lost Mainland China. Chiang prepared to take root in Taiwan, but he kept pretending to want to recover China as a bargaining chip to stabilize domestic affairs and negotiate with the US.