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2015/11/16 | 阿Ken

KMT Leaders Propose Congress Reformation Which Has Been Requestion by the DPP 851 Times

Zhang Hong-lin, CEO of the CCW, points out that those who blocked the bills are mostly KMT legislators, including Wang Jin-ping, Hung Shiu-chu and the Whip Fei Hung-tai. They have all refused to sign the pledge to show their commitment to reforming congress.

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).

2016/01/15 | 阿Ken

Former US Deputy Secretary of State to Visit after Taiwan Elections

Regarding cross-strait relations after Taiwan’s presidential election, United States Department of State announced that the Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken is going to visit China and the US will also send former Deputy Secretary William Burns to Taiwan, where he will meet President Ma to communicate messages from the US to Taiwan and China.

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.

2015/08/06 | 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.