Day: July 1, 2019

Taipei City starts checks as plastic straw ban goes into effect

| July 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The Taipei City government's Department of Environmental Protection has begun inspection of the establishments included in the first phase of a nationwide ban on plastic straws, which took effect Monday.

In the first stage, schools, …

DPP voices support for democracy in Hong Kong

| July 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) gave its full backing to Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Monday, hours ahead of another major protest in the territory against a controversial bill that triggered massive demonstrations last month.…

Warnings issued to 2 vendors for violating plastic straw ban

| July 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Monday that warnings were issued to two food vendors for violating the new single-use plastic straw ban on the first day the rule took effect.

After inspecting 1,138 food …

Malaysian officials in Taiwan to boost Chinese language exchanges

| July 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A group of Malaysian education officials was in Taipei on Monday on an exchange program organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) aimed at promoting greater cooperation on Chinese language instruction and expose them to …

No more free WiFi on Taipei MRT trains

| July 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-There will be no more free WiFi on Taipei MRT trains after Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) terminated its contract with the company that provides free WiFi service to the riding public on Monday.


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