Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Tuvalu Prime Minister Apisai Ielemia said Saturday that he is not optimistic about signing a deal at this year's United Nations climate change summit that would require countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
"I cannot see a legally binding agreement being signed in Mexico at the end of this year. Things are moving a little bit too slow, " Ielemia told CNA in an interview on the sidelines of a regional climate change conference in Taipei.
Calls have emerged...Read more
Taipei, April 30 (CNA) Nearly 200 leaders and environmental activists from home and abroad met in Taipei Friday at the start of a regional forum that highlighted the importance of shared responsibility in protecting natural resources.
"Our interdependence is integral to our survival. Our resources as well as our responsibilities need to be equitably distributed in order to sustain the quality of life for future generations, " said the Taiwanese organizers of the Second...Read more
Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Visiting foreign lawmakers said Saturday they regretted the Taiwan government's decision to carry out executions for the first time in over four years.
Taiwan's Ministry of Justice executed four inmates Friday, leaving 40 others on death row. The execution came soon after the ministry held four hearings around Taiwan to collect public opinion about abolition of the death penalty.
"It is revolting that four people have been put to...Read more
Time：13:00-14:00 April 29th, 2010
Venue：Tianmu Convention Center（No. 113, Section 7, Zhongshan North Road, Taipei）
Taiwan’s first large-scale international conference on environment, "Second Asia-Pacific Green Conference" will be held between April 30th and May 2nd at the Tianmu Convention Center.
Environmentalists and domestic and foreign NGOs have been invited to the conference. Present at the April 29th conference include members of the Japanese green political organization "Green...Read more
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