Category Archives: Education

Guidebook launched to educate public on ocean trash

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) A Taiwanese environmental group launched a creative guidebook Tuesday that lists 101 types of marine debris found in local waters, to educate the public about such waste and the importance of keeping shorelines clean.

The Guidebook …

Taiwan admitted into APEC privacy system

Taipei, Taiwan has been admitted into the Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system under the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, the National Development Council (NDC) said Monday.

The NDC made the announcement after receiving notification from the APEC secretariat, pointing …

Geminid meteor shower to peak Dec. 14

Taipei, Stargazers in Taiwan will have an opportunity to catch the Geminid meteor shower, which is forecast to produce a maximum of about 120 shooting stars per hour at its peak Dec. 14, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Friday.

The …

Liberal International hails Tsai’s efforts to uphold democracy

Taipei, Liberal International (LI) has expressed support for President Tsai Ing-wen’s (???) efforts to uphold freedom and democracy in Taiwan and abroad, according to a statement issued Thursday by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

LI, a world federation of …

Nuclear waste disposal an issue in New Taipei: Mayor Chu

Taipei, New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (???) said Wednesday that a solution has to be found for the disposal of nuclear waste at a power plant in the city that was due to begin a decommissioning process Wednesday but could …