2011 in Taiwan

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2011 in China

Events from the year 2011 in Taiwan. This year is numbered Minguo 100 according to the official Republic of China calendar.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 1 January
    • The government introduces a monthly stipend of NT$3,000 for each child under the age of 2 in low and medium income families.[1]
    • The national minimum wage is raised to NT$17,880 per month (from NT$17,280) and the minimum hourly wage is also raised, from NT$95 to NT$98.[1]
    • The Shalun Line opens, connecting downtown Tainan with Tainan High-Speed Rail Station.[2]
    • Sun Yat-sen's grand daughter Nora Sun in major car accident.[3]
  • 7 January - Yen Ming is appointed Commanding General of the ROC Air Force after his predecessor Lei Yu-chi was demoted for misuse of public resources.[4]
  • 11 January - Holders of Republic of China (Taiwan) passports are eligible for visa free entry to the Schengen Area of the European Union, plus three other EU countries.[1]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • Plasticizer in food products (sports drinks, juices, teas, syrups and jams, and tablets and powders) in a food scandal that hit Taiwan

August[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "New Year brings range of new government programs". Taipei Times. 2011-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Shalun Branch line cuts travel time for Tainan commuters". Taipei Times. 2011-01-02. 
  3. ^ "Sun Yat-Sen's granddaughter seriously injured in car accident". News.asiaone.com. 2011-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  4. ^ "New commanding general instated at Air Force after row". Taipei Times. 2011-01-02. 
  5. ^ (South China Morning Post)
  6. ^ "Cna English News". Focustaiwan.tw. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  7. ^ "BBC News - Taiwan bar blaze 'leaves nine dead'". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-03-06. Retrieved 2012-01-23.