President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will leave Friday on a nine-day trip that will take her to Panama and Paraguay, two of Taiwan's diplomatic allies, with stopovers in the United States, the Presidential Office confirmed Wednesday.
A legislative committee took the first step Wednesday toward amending employment regulations that require foreign guest workers to return to their native countries in order to reapply for renewal of their contracts after three years.
VietJet Air -- a Vietnam-based budget carrier -- made its maiden flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Tainan Wednesday, with 138 passengers aboard.
Academia Sinica President James Liao (廖俊智), a day after being sworn in, received a baptism of fire during his first interpellation session at a meeting of the Legislature's Education Committee on Wednesday, questioned on his ability and vision for the institution.
The number of days with temperatures of 37 degrees Celsius and over in Taipei in June increased to six Wednesday, setting a new record for June in the 120 years since the Taipei Weather Station was set up in 1896, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said that day.
The Central America Trade Office (CATO, 中美洲經貿辦事處) aims to promote economic relations between Taiwan and Central American nations -- Belize, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
Nicaragua is proudly represented by six companies in the Taipei International Food Show (Food Taipei, 台北國際食品展覽會).
The Taipei International Food Show (台北國際食品展覽會) opened yesterday, featuring exhibitors, country pavilions, international buyers, shop owners, businesspeople and more, from many different countries.
Both pro-Kuomintang (KMT) and pro-Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) overseas Taiwanese highly anticipate and welcome President Tsai Ing-wen's first ever overseas trip later this week, the Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) head said Wednesday.
After its unionized flight attendants voted heavily in favor of a strike late Tuesday, the government urged national carrier China Airlines (CAL, 華航) to sit down and negotiate a deal to avoid disruptions to air travel during the peak summer months.