Taiwanese citizens intending to visit the United States should be on their guard against mosquito bites as the country is in the midst of one its worst outbreaks of West Nile virus, the Department of Health (DOH) warned yesterday.
What if the generation that once rocked out to The Who's "hope I die before I get old" line actually does?
Baby boomers are upbeat about aging and expect the next phase of their lives to be better than the last, but many are concerned about their financial future and long-term health costs, a survey released on Tuesday showed.
The Cabinet and the legislative caucus of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) have reached a consensus to clear a revised version of a stock gains tax proposed by KMT lawmaker Tsai Cheng-yuan in the upcoming extraordinary session, sources said. The two sides also agreed that the imposition of the tax on trading of IPO (initial public offering) shares won't be retroactive.
Whites in the United States have typically lived longer on average than blacks, but a new study released on Tuesday suggests that gap in life expectancy may be shrinking.
Broadway's newest Annie is an 11-year-old from Los Angeles who is already a Broadway veteran.
Top-seed John Isner, playing for the first time since helping the U.S. defeat Switzerland in Davis Cup, defeated Gilles Muller of Luxembourg, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4) in the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships on Tuesday.
China's ruling Communist Party has faced repeated struggles to tame bouts of politically dangerous inflation while keeping economic growth strong.
Global radio experts have approved radio standards that are to usher in a new mobile phone operating system to replace third-generation or 3G technology, the International Telecommunication Union announced on Friday.
Anger at the practice of demanding dowries, which can lead to violence against brides, has prompted a takeoff of "Angry Birds" called "Angry Brides" that aims to highlight the illegal practice still prevalent in many South Asian countries.