Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The number of confirmed dengue fever cases in Tainan, Southern Taiwan, has escalated to over 3,000 in the past four months, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control said Monday.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday abruptly reversed remarks he made earlier on EasyCard Corp.'s decision to feature a popular Japanese adult film actress on a limited-edition series of covers originally scheduled to be sold today.
Taipei City's women's rights committee yesterday called for the immediate disposal of the controversial limited-edition card covers "Angles and Demons" featuring Yui Hatano.
The Kuomintang (KMT) yesterday denied reports that party leaders were contemplating replacing presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) in favor of a ticket comprised of its heavyweights.
Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) received some unusual guests Monday at the Legislative Yuan -- three dogs that will represent Taiwan at the working dogs world championship in Switzerland.
Passengers will be able to use their electronic devices, apart from laptops, on four Taiwanese airlines during all phases of flight on both international and domestic flights, as long as they are kept in the airplane mode, starting Sept. 1, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA, 民航局) announced Monday.
A specialist in Tainan said Monday that over 60 percent of patients who have contracted dengue fever this year had high temperatures that lasted for about a week, which is a longer average period than those recorded in previous dengue fever outbreaks.
Former world No. 1 Yani Tseng wept after failing to make a birdie putt on the last hole in the final round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama Sunday (local time), again missing the chance to taste victory.
Chickens at a Yunlin County poultry farm were found to be infected with the H5N2 avian influenza, according to the local Animal and Plant Disease Control Center (動植物防疫所), yesterday, making it the latest case in recent bird flu outbreaks
The New Power Party said Monday that it will work toward raising the corporate income tax rate and setting up a specific law targeting minimum wage in Taiwan if its candidates are elected in next year's legislative elections.