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2015/07/30 | Zou Chi
Being A School Principal in Taiwan is No Longer An Honor
Educators say teaching environments are making it difficult for principals to run their schools. They also say education competitiveness will decrease if conditions keep worsening.
2015/07/29 | Kenzo
Government Officials Accepting Bribery Suspected to be Cause of Water Park Explosion
The latest investigation report from the law enforcement agency states seven New Taipei City officials accepted over NT$ 20,000 (approximately US$ 630) worth of entrance tickets to the water park while conducting the security check.
2015/07/27 | 阿Ken
Formosa Plastics Group Involved in Bribery Scandal
25 employees of the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) are involved in what is said to be the largest collective bribery scandal in history.
2015/07/26 | Kenzo
Taiwan Men's Pole Vault Athlete Forced to Abandon Match
17-year-old Ye Yao-wen was forced to abandon the match because the airline refused to transport Ye's pole. But it is not the first time this has happened.
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.
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.
2015/07/24 | Yuan
33 Protestors Break into the Ministry of Education
33 students and civilians protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines climbed over the walls surrounding the Ministry of Education and broke into the building.
2015/07/22 | Zou Chi
University in Taiwan Develops 3D-printed Animal Prostheses
Animal prostheses are currently imported at a price 30 times higher than 3D-printed ones. The 3D-printed bones also function better and are more authentic than the imported ones that are made from molds.
2015/07/21 | Yang
On Contact Lenses; Taipei Mayor says, 'The law isn't a reference‘
The Mayor of Taipei says the requirement of prescriptions for buying contact lenses was already issued in 1975, and since the Ministry of Health and Welfare has made a statement, the city government should follow through.