Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan on Tuesday apologized for phrases regarded as disrespectful toward the nation's indigenous peoples made by a presenter during Monday's National Day festivities in front of the presidential palace.1 Comment
Taiwan's military announced Tuesday the establishment of a new defense technology department, a move intended to boost indigenous defense technology capabilities.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) rebutted reports Tuesday that plans were underway to raise the labor insurance ceiling, saying that new labor insurance policies would not be proposed until the pension reform committee reaches a consensus.
Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corporation (FCFC) employees should not be used as leverage to pressure Changhua County Government into greenlighting illegal operations, lawmakers warned on Tuesday.
The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Tuesday suspended services on several lines due to landslides and damage to tracks caused by persistent rain brought by the outer periphery of Tropical Storm Aere.
Vegetable prices in the local wholesale market continued to shoot up Tuesday, rising about 7 percent from a day earlier following persistent rain brought by the outer periphery of Tropical Storm Aere in recent days, according to the Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) under the Council of Agriculture.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is planning to visit Malaysia in November to attend the eighth annual World Chinese Economic Summit (WCES), the office of the former president said Tuesday.
A joint collaboration between Taiwanese and Japanese police has successfully halted a recent attempt to smuggle NT$1 billion worth of amphetamines, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
President Tsai Ing-wen gave her first National Day speech on Monday, placing the emphasis on domestic reforms and calling for cross-strait talks but warning that Taiwan would not give in to Chinese pressure.2 Comments
Taiwan's pro-independence and mainland-leaning camps used the Presidential Office's National Day event to promote their causes Monday, as President Tsai Ing-wen vowed to maintain the cross-strait status quo and called for reopening talks with China.1 Comment