The recent Tomb Sweeping holiday brought reverence for the dead -- but a host of environmental headaches for the living.
The U.S. missile strike in Syria in response to the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons on Thursday was an example of the volatile and unpredictable decision making processes in Washington under President Donald Trump.
Two high school students were arrested this week after packages of amphetamine were found in their check-in luggage while they trying to board a flight to New Zealand.
In the past week, the government has demonstrated that while it may be aware of Taiwan's acute socioeconomic problems, it has very little to offer in terms of solutions.
U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet his Chinese counterpart at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Palm Beach, Florida for two days from Thursday.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je has been known for his unconventional remarks and the controversies that have arisen as a result.
Taiwan's largest mine has pitted Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers against the government ruled by its own party, after the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) extended Asian Cement Corporation's (ACC) license for the site by 20 years.
In a boring one-sided finals series, the Dacin Tigers clinched their second local semiprofessional Super Basketball League (SBL) championship title over the Yulon Luxgen Dinos 98-77 at the Sinjhuang Gymnasium on Thursday, closing out the league's 14th season with a four-game sweep.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doubled down on an about-face Thursday, announcing that it would formally rescind a regulation easing a ban on using the fungicide fluopyram on tea plants. The recantation will be official after a 60-day public comment period.
The Ministry of Education warned on Wednesday that the number of college students is expected to drop by 40 percent between 2013 and 2028 due to Taiwan's low birth rate. Such a drastic decrease of student population will hit the bottom line of local universities and colleges, with some expected to be merged or closed.