A 600-kilogram giant manta ray caught by fishermen in waters off Tainan's Jiangjun District on Sunday is seen in this Monday, Jan. 16 photo.
A Taiwanese man was indicted in Taichung on Monday for using a mobile phone without permission during a flight, an offense that carries a penalty of up to five years in jail or a fine of up to NT$150,000 (US$4,733).1 Comment
Taiwan-made bicycles are highly competitive around the world and mostly exported, with Europe their biggest overseas market, according to the statistics published by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Monday.
A local taxi driver was detained Sunday after admitting to drugging three South Korean tourists and sexually assaulting one of them.1 Comment
Last Dec. 16, the Legislative Yuan approved amendments to two laws in an effort to counteract the business model of American-based company Uber, but drivers for the service continue to find ways to slip around the law.
The current cold air mass that has been affecting Taiwan since Friday will begin to weaken on Tuesday, but another stronger cold air system will arrive on Friday, causing temperatures to drop to as low as 11 degrees in Northern Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday.1 Comment
Mayor of New Taipei City and former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu has said the party's new leader must narrow the gap with the people if it is to have a future.1 Comment
The Uber vs. taxi debate resurfaced on the internet over the weekend after two incidents involving Taiwanese taxi drivers brought into question the quality of service -- and safety -- of some yellow cab drivers.1 Comment
Japan has emerged as the most popular choice for people in Taiwan who plan to travel during the Lunar New Year holiday later this month, a travel agency in Taipei said Monday.
Bacterial contamination of boxed lunches was the cause of a diarrhea outbreak that occurred earlier this month among nearly 500 students at four schools in Taipei, a health official said Monday.