The average retirement age among employees in the industrial and service sectors rose from 57.8 years in 2014 to 58.1 last year, the highest in a decade, according to government statistics released Thursday.
Taiwan began to recollect itself on Wednesday following a fierce battering from Typhoon Megi, which caused the second-largest power outage on Taiwan record.
Three people are believed to be buried in a Typhoon Megi-triggered landslide that hit their house in the mountains of Kaohsiung Wednesday, police said.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) on Wednesday announced plans to revise regulations governing tender offers, a move to prevent a repeat of the aborted acquisition of XPEC Entertainment Inc. (樂陞科技) by Bai Chi Gan Tou Digital Entertainment Co.
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Wednesday criticized EVA Airways for landing planes during a typhoon, saying the move was "too risky" and that the CAA would look into whether the airline had followed aviation regulations.
A roofless farm association sales center is seen in this photo taken in Yilan on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Strong winds brought by Typhoon Megi swept the 40-year-old cypress roof off the building on Tuesday.
Rescuers provide aid to three Taiwan Power Company employees injured after a repair truck carrying them fell into a 10-meter deep ravine in Miaoli County on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
A petition to the government to abandon the practice of giving only a half day when a typhoon is threatening the country had received the required number of online supporters Wednesday and is now due to receive an official response.
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is expediting traffic on Wednesday after Typhoon Megi, which battered the country a day earlier, left Taiwan and moved west to China.
Tropical Storm Chaba, the 18th storm of the 2016 Pacific typhoon season, formed in the Pacific at 2 a.m. Wednesday, the Central Weather Bureau said.