A review of a disputed amendment to the Labor Standards Act descended into farce for a second time this week, after fighting broke out again between lawmakers during a committee session.
Taiwan Accelerator (TA) launched on Oct. 26 as Taiwan's first seed accelerator to combine the support of public companies, government, academia and capital market. TA expects to nurture 30 to 60 new startup teams each year.
Investigators have taken a Kaohsiung man into custody for allegedly hoarding 300 tons of carrots in an apparent move to manipulate vegetable prices, according to local media reports Thursday.
The National Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME) on Thursday expressed its support for the government's decision to implement a five-day workweek with one fixed day off and one flexible rest day, despite opposition from labor rights groups.
Miss Taiwan Ai-ning Tan poses in her swimwear during a rehearsal for the Miss International beauty pageant final in Tokyo on Friday, Oct. 27, 2016.
President Tsai Ing-wen has said the country will support both new and old industries.
At a time when the local unemployment rate has fallen to below the 4-percent mark, more than 60 percent of first-time jobseekers in Taiwan are able to find jobs, according to the results of a survey released by online job bank yes123 Thursday.
Taiwan's economy continued to show signs of steady growth in September, with monitoring indicators flashing a green light for the third consecutive month, according to a report released Thursday by the National Development Council (NDC).
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Chairwoman Katharine Chang stated Thursday that the upcoming meeting between KMT Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu and Chinese leader Xi Jinping represented non-governmental exchanges.
A sailor who was held captive for more than four years by Somali pirates has returned to Taiwan.