Exhibitors at a travel fair unfurl a banner promoting the event outside Taichung's World Trade Center, where it opened Friday, Sept. 30. The banner alludes to the recent slump in Taiwan's tourism industry as a result of declining numbers of tourists from China. Some exhibitors are offering local hotel rates as low as more than 70 percent off the original prices. The fair runs till Monday, Oct. 3.
Agricultural losses from Typhoon Megi, which swept Taiwan Tuesday, had reached some NT$2.298 billion (US$73.3 million) as of 5 p.m. Friday, according to the Council of Agriculture (COA).
Unidentified military structures on Taiping Island that came under media scrutiny after they were unveiled on Google Maps are part of an early warning radar site, a local newspaper reported on Friday.
Investment strategies that track stock market indexes tend to pay off in the long term, and serve as a smart way for investors to park their money in the equity market, according to an official of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
The next chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be visiting Taiwan periodically to bring views from Washington and will also play a role in the policy process toward Taiwan, just like his predecessors did, outgoing AIT Chairman Raymond F. Burghardt said Thursday.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Friday it has revised a law to ban entertainers from endorsing advertisements for medical care, with effect from Sept. 27.
Vegetable prices in the local wholesale market jumped about 65 percent Thursday from a day earlier after Typhoon Megi damaged local transportation facilities, leading to difficulties in delivery and a drop in supplies, according to the Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) under the Council of Agriculture.
KMT legislators, foreground, hold up signs in protest after the ruling Democratic Progressive Party held the rostrum at the Legislative Yuan in its move to guarantee President Tsai's nominees Judicial Yuan president, vice-president and grand justices, Friday.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will kick off a three-month government-funded hepatitis A vaccination program Oct. 1, with 25,000 people expected to benefit from the measure.
Visitors to COM-IT Expo, India's leading expo for computers and electronic devices, look at products displayed at Taiwan's booth on the first day of the show in Mumbai Friday, Sept. 30. The "Taiwan Excellence" booth showcases top-end products developed by Taiwan makers as well as award-winning devices from Computex Taipei, the biggest information technology show in Asia. COM-IT runs till Oct. 2.