Taiwan began to recollect itself on Wednesday following a fierce battering from Typhoon Megi, which caused the second-largest power outage on Taiwan record.
Three people are believed to be buried in a Typhoon Megi-triggered landslide that hit their house in the mountains of Kaohsiung Wednesday, police said.
Increased consumer demand helped lift industrial output in August by 7.74 percent from a year ago, the greatest annual increase in more than 12 months, according to a report released Tuesday by the Economics Ministry.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) on Wednesday announced plans to revise regulations governing tender offers, a move to prevent a repeat of the aborted acquisition of XPEC Entertainment Inc. (樂陞科技) by Bai Chi Gan Tou Digital Entertainment Co.
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Wednesday criticized EVA Airways for landing planes during a typhoon, saying the move was "too risky" and that the CAA would look into whether the airline had followed aviation regulations.
The Foreign Ministry respects the decision made by some of the nation's diplomatic allies not to speak up for Taiwan during the just concluded U.N. General Assembly session, a ministry spokeswoman has said.
A roofless farm association sales center is seen in this photo taken in Yilan on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Strong winds brought by Typhoon Megi swept the 40-year-old cypress roof off the building on Tuesday.
Taiwan rose one notch to 14th in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) latest Global Competitiveness Report and remained fourth in Asia but fell to fifth among countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Several countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan voiced support for Taipei's participation in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly on Tuesday.
A young sperm whale was found dead on Nanao Beach, Kenting, Pingtung County on Wednesday, after the typhoon warning was lifted. Several wounds were discovered on the body of the whale and officials identified the cause of death as sickness.