Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Northern and Eastern Taiwan could see cooler and more humid weather in the first half of this week due to stronger seasonal winds and increasing moisture, the Central Weather Bureau said Monday.
China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest carrier, said Monday that it has launched code-share services with United States-based airline Virgin America to boost its flight network within the U.S.
The number of dengue fever cases in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City has soared over the last week, with some 200 new cases reported every day, the municipality's health bureau said Monday.
The Legislature's Diplomacy and National Defense Committee yesterday decided to temporarily freeze part of a diplomatic budget earmarked to invite American guests to Taiwan amid opposition lawmakers' claim that some of these guests could attempt to intervene in Taiwan's elections.
The nation's first stealth missile corvette Tuo Chiang (沱江) embarked on a sea trial in the seas off Taiwan's east coast yesterday in preparation for its joining the Navy by the end of this year.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday confirmed that a group of Chinese tourists who were stranded in Palau asked for assistance from the R.O.C. Embassy in the Pacific ally.
The campaign office of pan-green Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday released a press statement, dismissing media reports claiming that Ko was involved in the trafficking of human organs.
Starting next year, visitors from China will no longer be required to apply for a permit to visit Taiwan's major outlying islands, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) confirmed late Sunday.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) said Monday that it continued to make strong progress in the United States market in the third quarter thanks in part to its stronger push in the education and commercial sectors.