The Kuomintang (KMT) blasted the new government Tuesday, saying it lacked the backbone to protect Taiwan's maritime rights and sovereignty around the Okinotori atoll.
Taiwan's new government dropped criminal charges against 126 people who occupied the Legislative Yuan during protests against a trade pact with China two years ago, on Monday.
Taiwan's delegation to the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) smoothly entered the conference hall in Geneva at 9:10 a.m. (local time), on Monday, without any reaction from China's delegation, before the assembly opened at 9:30 a.m., the Central News Agency reported from Geneva.
Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬) on Monday said he would not support Taiwan independence and that President Tsai Ing-wen has never to his knowledge publicly endorsed Taiwan independence.
Newly inaugurated President Tsai Ing-wen led senior officials Monday in paying tribute to Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of the Republic of China, as well as those who have died courageously for the country, at the Martyrs Shrine in Taipei.
To reduce rental housing disputes, the Executive Yuan's Consumer Protection Committee (CPC, 行政院消保處) passed regulations concerning rental guidelines for the Sample Residential Lease Agreement" (房屋租賃契約書範本) on Monday.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) gave Farglory Group (遠雄集團) a final ultimatum on Monday over the Taipei Dome project debacle: failing to improve upon safety concerns within three months would result in the termination of their contract.
The government should amend the law to severely punish those who kill protected animals, a lawmaker of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said Monday in the wake of the killing of a humphead wrasse, or Napoleon fish, in the waters of Green Island.
In this Sunday, May 22 photo, students of Gung Guan Primary School on Green Island take part in an underwater graduation ceremony. Through the special event, the school aimed to draw students' attention to protection of the ocean. The graduating class had to dive five meters underwater before swimming across a balloon-decorated red carpet to claim their diplomas from the school principle who was waiting at the other end.
Taiwan's top financial regulator said on Monday morning it would not encourage local mergers in the island's banking sector.