To implement the policy of taking care of disadvantaged students and nurture grassroots talents, the Ministry of Education (MOE) gives free tuition subsidy to students for three years. Based on encouraging disadvantaged students to continue their education, senior high and vocational high school students studying "cooperative education classes" will be included into the subsidy. A student studying at Da Der Commerce and Technical Vocational school, Yi Di, signed up for cooperative education class after graduating from junior high school. He works and studies hard every day; therefore, his excellent performance is commended by manufacturers.
Executive Yuan spokesman Sun Li Qun said that manufacturers used the materials that shouldn’t be used, making the refuse oil into edible oil. It went so far as to pass the test of scientific standards in terms of inspection. The government has instructed the Ministry of Health and Welfare to investigate the oil scandal. Meanwhile, the government put great emphasis on the refuse oil scandal. Premier Jiang Yi Hua requested officials to handle the issue as soon as possible. There may be a conclusion today.
Today is Mid-Autumn Festival. Chung Yuan University plans an event dubbed, "Moon Gazing in Chung Yuan." It is expected to begin from 6:30 PM to 10 PM. The Astronomy Club of the university will introduce astronomy-related stories. If showers or clouds affect the moon, the astronomy club will also arrange other astronomical events so that people can still experience the moon with a different atmosphere.
To welcome the National Sports Day tomorrow, all counties and cities have been in operation for all kinds of sports event. Kinmen County Government will launch a series of activities offering various sports facilities for folks to use for free in the hope of building a sports island. The new Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu hopes that people and communities can team up to participate in the first new Taipei City sports meet on Sept.27th. New Taipei City citizens are welcome to come and play with sports.
U.S. Ladies Professional Golf Tour with the total prize money reaching US$2 million dollars is the only chance for Taiwanese fans to watch the world-class female professional competition up close. The competition will kick off in October. The number of Taiwanese players to participate in the game hits a record high, increasing to double. The organizer said that if people want to watch the game on site, they can book early bird tickets for the game and enjoy 30% discount.
China Petroleum Corporation announced that starting from today, petroleum will lower NT$0.2 dollar per liter, Diesel will lower NT$0.1 dollar and the adjusted reference retail prices are as follows: 92 unleaded gasoline NT$32.5 dollars per liter, 95 unleaded gasoline NT$34 dollars per liter, 98 unleaded petrol NT$36 dollars per liter, and super diesel NT$31.3 dollars per liter.