Sunday, December 21, 2014
The U.S. White House has finally made an official response toward a petition raised regarding an incident that occurred between Taiwan and the Philippines on overlapping waters in 2013 that strained bilateral relations for months.
Taiwanese fishing boats that were reportedly detained by the Indonesian Coast Guard on Friday are safe, Taiwan's fishery authorities said yesterday.
Hsinchu's mayor-elect has vowed to clamp down on the city's illegal structures after two girls were killed in a fire that swept through their illegally built home.
Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, has ranked as one of the totally “unexpected and affordable” destinations travelers want to visit in 2015, according to the U.S.-based online business news service Main Street.
The annual “sea of flowers” festival has kicked off in eastern Taiwan, with vast fields of flowers in 12 townships in Taitung and Hualien counties providing tourists unique panoramas.
The most exciting celestial event in Taiwan next year will be two meteor showers and a total lunar eclipse, part of which can be seen on the island, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Saturday.
Taiwan is expected to report a new record high in export orders for November in part because of strong demand for Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday.
Over 40,000 runners from Taiwan and abroad are set to test their mettle in Sunday's Taipei Fubon Marathon, the country's biggest running event of the year.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday confirmed that a former head of Taiwan's defense mission in the United States who was previously transferred back to Taiwan will be given a new post soon.
A fishing boat captain has died and two other crew members remain unaccounted for after their vessel hit rocks in waters off Taiwan's northern coast and capsized late Friday, the Coast Guard said.