The Tainan District Court Wednesday sentenced the owner of edible oil importer Beei Hae Edible Co. (北海油脂公司) to four years in prison and confiscated NT$24 million for his involvement in food safety scares that shook the country two years ago.
A sun farm built by the Taiwan-based Gintech Energy Corporation is seen in this photo, taken in Lumberton, New Jersey on Wednesday, June 28. All solar panels at the soon-to-be-inaugurated farm were made in Taiwan.
A China Airlines (CAL) flight attendant reportedly was arrested Wednesday over a hoax bomb threat targeting a plane carrying President Tsai Ing-wen on her official visit to Latin America.
When asked by reporters how she plans to handle issues concerning relations between Taiwan and China, Taiwan's new President Tsai Ing-wen said that the joint effort of countries in the region can help maintain peace in the Taiwan Strait.
A model holds an Aspire S13, the latest ultra-portable laptop computer manufactured by the Taiwan-based firm Acer Inc. (宏碁), at a press conference in Taipei on Wednesday, June 29. The firm is expected to launch a large-scale promotion campaign for Aspire S13 starting July.
A group of Bollywood stars from India was deeply impressed with the beauty of Taiwan during a recent 12-day visit to the island at the invitation of Taiwan's Tourism Bureau.
Having studied in Taiwan twice for a total of eight years, a Paraguayan military pilot is hoping for an opportunity to be posted as military attache at his country's embassy in Taiwan in the coming years.
Academia Sinica has slashed its growth forecast for Taiwan's 2016 gross domestic product (GDP) to 0.52 percent from the 1.74 percent it projected in late 2015, citing the potential impact of weaker global growth.
Sixty-five were arrested Wednesday in a series of police raids on groups suspected of involvement in fraud, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
An Indonesian woman wanted on suspicion of stealing a high-priced bag earlier this year from a duty-free shop at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport was arrested Tuesday while in transit at the airport, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Wednesday.