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2015/07/25 | 阿Ken

Taipei City Mayor Apologizes to Arrested Student Protesters and Reporters

The arresting of the reporters protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines has initiated controversy concerning freedom of the press.

2015/07/25 | 阿Ken

Verdict Reached in Taiwan Gutter Oil Scandal

173 manufacturers have suffered damage because of the gutter oil scandal and it has affected businesses all over the island.

2016/01/12 | 阿Ken

Taiwan Initiates eVisa Program

The eVisa system will allow eligible foreigners from countries not included in Taiwan’s visa waiver program to apply for an eVisa on a convenient one-window online platform, which combines three application procedures.

2015/11/03 | 阿Ken

US Congress Supports Taiwan's Participation in Interpol

This is the third time the US Congress has called on the administration department to obtain observer status for Taiwan in international organizations, including WHA (World Health Assembly) and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).

2015/10/07 | 阿Ken

39 Banks in Taiwan Might Be Asking Employees To Work Illegal Overtime Hours

According to the results from the Taipei City Department of Labor's inspection on working conditions in the banking industry, among 32 banks, 97% did not comply to regulations regarding payments of working overtime, 69% were beyond legal overtime hours and 56% failed to hold labor-management meetings according to regulations. The fine is estimated to be about NT$ 9 million (approximately US$ 270 thousand).

2015/08/03 | 阿Ken

Russia to Close Another Confucius Institute

The Blagoveshchensk City Prosecutor’s Office believes that the Confucius Institute at the Blagoveshchensk State National Normal University violates Russian laws by being registered as a foreign cultural center.

2016/01/27 | 阿Ken

Taiwan President’s Visit to South China Sea Island Faces International Criticism

On January 28, President Ma Ying-jeou will visit Itu Aba Island in the South China Sea, also known as Taiping Island in Taiwan. The US is disappointed by the trip and says it is extremely unhelpful to the sensitive situation in the area. Vietnam’s representative in Taiwan also strongly protests against Ma’s trip.

2015/11/25 | 阿Ken

ROC Flag Seen in Latest IS Promotion Video

President Ma Ying-jeou says regarding the conflict in Syria, Taiwan has provided refugees with 350 prefabricated houses and medical assistance in the past. Ma also says he will request relative national security units to remain highly alert and take necessary measures.

2015/10/18 | 阿Ken

China's Investment in British Nuclear Power Plant Worries British Military

A British national defense official says the military is "very worried" about China's participation in the construction of nuclear power plants, and that the Chinese might take the chance to hack the computer system and add traps or loopholes to take control over the nuclear power plants.

2016/01/21 | 阿Ken

Chinese Netizens Bombard Taiwanese President-elect Tsai Ing-wen’s Facebook Page

Chinese netizens organized a campaign to breach China’s Great Firewall on January 20. They did not just leave “anti-Taiwan independence” messages, but some also said they leap over the firewall occasionally because they care about the real world.

2015/08/06 | 阿Ken

Taiwan Ministry of Education Withdraws Lawsuit Against Students and Journalists

The police deprived the journalists of communication rights on the night of July 23, which severely damaged the freedom of press. The press will not accept the ministry’s despicable apology.