Category Archives: Legal-Judicial

Taiwan-based StarLux to start service with three routes

| June 16, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, StarLux Airlines Co. Ltd., a newly established Taiwan-based carrier, said Saturday it will fly to three destinations when it begins operations in January 2020, with flight bookings available in December at the earliest.

StarLux …

Two suspects held incommunicado over Taoyuan hostagetaking

| June 14, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Two suspects have been detained and held incommunicado after they took nine people hostage at a used car dealership in Taoyuan two days ago, prosecutors said Friday.

The incident took place Wednesday evening at …

Hengchun Airport to remain open, hoping for charter flights

| May 20, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Hengchun Airport in Pingtung County will continue to stay open on a trial basis as it still hopes to serve international charter flights, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Monday.

Chu Kuanwen director of …

Referendum revision bill sneaks through to second reading

| May 17, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus has sent a controversial bill that restricts when national referendums can be held directly to the full Legislature while opposition Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers were holding a press …

Japanese yen available from CTBC ATMs at 10 7-Eleven stores

| May 16, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, CTBC Bank, one of the largest privately owned banks in Taiwan, said Thursday that as of May Japanese yen can be withdrawn from CTBC ATMs at 10 7-Eleven stores across the country, citing growing …

President Tsai thanks EU for supporting Taiwan’s WHA bid

| May 15, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday thanked the European Union for its support for Taiwan's efforts to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).

"Although in the …

Nanotech vaccine sheds light in fight against lethal virus

| May 14, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, A research team comprising scientists from Taiwan and the United States may have found an effective vaccine for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a highly lethal emerging disease with a mortality rate …

Chinese official bashes U.S. at crossstrait media gathering

| May 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, In a message the governmentcontrolled Chinese media has played down, a top Beijing official has warned Taiwan that the United States will not be able to preserve Taiwan's security and that time is on …

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