"It is difficult to leave this place ... I'm often insulted by the captain, too. Here is a victim of violence on this ship," Indonesian seafarer Mualip said in his recorded video of fellow seafarer Supriyanto, who is shown sitting dazed on deck of a ship that left Pingtung's Dong Gang harbor in May.
Tire manufacturer Tai-feng, which saw its Zhongli factory burn down last week, has seen a dramatic NT$1.1 billion increase in market capitalization in trading following the incident.
Taiwan's unemployment rate fell slightly last December to 3.79 percent, with 446,000 people out of work, 9,000 fewer than in the previous month, according to government figures released Monday.
Environmental groups vowed on Monday to take to the streets of Kaohsiung next month to press the government on the issue of the city's continuing air pollution.
Former Health Minister Steve Chan threw his hat into the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT) leadership race on Monday, vowing to unite the party and "terminate hate" in the country.
With the Lunar New Year holidays approaching, we've put together some travel tips for getting home in time for the festivities.
This file photo shows a cycling route in central Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake area that was chosen by global travel search engine Skyscanner recently as one of the world's top 8 cycle paths.
This undated file photo shows Leslie Cheng-yun Koo (辜成允), chairman and president of the Taiwan Cement Corp. (台泥), who was rushed to a hospital Saturday after tumbling down a flight of stairs at a Taipei hotel.
Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) said Sunday if the United States offers him free land, he might join major clients such as Apple Inc. to invest over US$7 billion to set up panel manufacturing plants there.
Former Premier Yu Shyi-kun (游錫) said Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20 poses more of an opportunity than a challenge for Taiwan and that the country should take the the opportunity to enhance relations with the United States.