Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Descendants of former U.S. presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman and Dwight David Eisenhower arrived in Taipei in groups over the past two days to attend commemorative events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
The number of confirmed dengue fever cases in Tainan, Southern Taiwan, has escalated to over 3,000 in the past four months, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control said Monday.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday abruptly reversed remarks he made earlier on EasyCard Corp.'s decision to feature a popular Japanese adult film actress on a limited-edition series of covers originally scheduled to be sold today.
Taipei City's women's rights committee yesterday called for the immediate disposal of the controversial limited-edition card covers "Angles and Demons" featuring Yui Hatano.
The Kuomintang (KMT) yesterday denied reports that party leaders were contemplating replacing presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) in favor of a ticket comprised of its heavyweights.
Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) received some unusual guests Monday at the Legislative Yuan -- three dogs that will represent Taiwan at the working dogs world championship in Switzerland.
Passengers will be able to use their electronic devices, apart from laptops, on four Taiwanese airlines during all phases of flight on both international and domestic flights, as long as they are kept in the airplane mode, starting Sept. 1, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA, 民航局) announced Monday.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (衛生福利部) is requiring firms in the powdered milk industry to use electronic receipts for business transactions, starting today.
A specialist in Tainan said Monday that over 60 percent of patients who have contracted dengue fever this year had high temperatures that lasted for about a week, which is a longer average period than those recorded in previous dengue fever outbreaks.
Judging from mainland China's military investment and modernization in recent years, China would probably invade Taiwan under certain circumstances, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said in a report submitted to the Legislative Yuan on Monday.