Friday, May 22, 2015
Roughly 200 more patients sought emergency treatment for enterovirus symptoms in the past week, a week-on-week increase of some 36 percent, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday.
The Executive Yuan approved a proposal Thursday for a presidential citation to be awarded posthumously to Taiwanese composer Ma Shui-long in recognition of his contributions.
Taiwan is among the 22 nations that were invited to attend the inaugural U.S. Pacific Command Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS), a U.S. government statement said Wednesday.
Locally developed weapons and missiles systems, including the Hsiung Feng-III anti-ship cruise missile, will go on display at the upcoming Paris Air Show to be held next month, the nation's top military research institute said yesterday.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, moved up in the global rankings in the first quarter of the year, when it was listed as the world's 10th largest supplier of chips.
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) should partner with Chinese entrepreneurs to develop opportunities created by the "One Belt, One Road" (一帶一路) initiative, former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) said yesterday in Greater Kaohsiung.
Shih Ming-teh (施明德), a former chairman of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), announced Thursday that he intends to run for president in 2016 as an independent candidate.
A piece of legislation that would promote Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) cleared the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday., 1 Comment
St. Lucia, one of Taiwan's Caribbean diplomatic allies, is set to open an embassy in Taiwan in June, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official responsible for Latin and Central American affairs said Thursday.
A new government regulation on the labeling of genetically modified food will not be enforced until July 1, health authorities said after announcing that the rules would take effect June 1.
Farglory Group (遠雄) said it is communicating with banks backing the suspended Taipei Dome project as fears mount over a potential loan default.
The Taiwan International Hotel, Restaurant, and Catering Show (Horeca, 台灣國際飯店暨餐飲設備用品展) has broken a record by attracting more than 180 exhibitors to join the show, using up to 600 booths at TWTC Exhibition Hall 1 (世貿一館), ......
The Executive Yuan said Thursday that a capital gains scheme targeting the local property market is scheduled to go into effect in 2016, with Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) saying that this will be a milestone in Taiwan's tax reforms.
Shares in Taiwan came under heavy pressure to end below the 9,600-point mark Thursday as selling focused on the financial sector amid worries over an increase in non-performing loans, dealers said.