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.
Rescuers provide aid to three Taiwan Power Company employees injured after a repair truck carrying them fell into a 10-meter deep ravine in Miaoli County on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
In the wake of money-laundering charges from a U.S. regulator, Mega Financial Holding Co (兆豐金) said yesterday that its critical lapses resulted from a lack of understanding of its customers.
Taiwan's agricultural losses from Typhoon Megi, which battered much of Taiwan on Tuesday, had reached at least NT$1 billion (US$31.89 million) as of Wednesday, according to an initial estimate released by the Council of Agriculture (COA).
Scaffolding on the verge of collapse is seen in this photo taken in Taipei on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The construction company responsible later demolished the scaffolding, which was almost torn away from the building by strong winds brought by Typhoon Megi on Tuesday.
Police officers grab a man attempting to jump off a bridge in Taoyuan on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The police were tipped off by concerned citizens that a man was sitting on the edge of a bridge in the city on the morning of Sept. 27.