The weather around Taiwan is expected to be fair and stable until another weather front arrives on Saturday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Tuesday.
Wu Ching-kuo, the only Taiwanese member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said on Monday the political turmoil in Brazil will not affect the preparations for this year's Olympic Games.
Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huei (翁啟惠) admitted during a legislative briefing on Monday to the possibility that portions of his stock holdings were purchased under different names, adding he was "unsure" if OBI Pharma (台灣浩鼎) founder Michael Chang (張念慈) was among the identities used to purchase stocks.
Seven Taiwanese students and one accompanying teacher stranded in the Aso area of the quake-struck Kumamoto Prefecture were safely sent to Fukuoka at 6 p.m. on Monday following a four-hour drive, and are scheduled to board a Taipei-bound flight this morning,.................
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) hurled harsh words at President Ma Ying-jeou Monday in a closed door portion of the meeting with Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) affiliated city councilors to address the aftermath of the Taipei Dome, a participating councilman revealed., 1 Comment
The Supreme Court approved Monday a lower court decision for the temporary seizure of assets worth NT$169 million (US$5.22 million) belonging to the organizer and venue provider of a dance and music party last summer in New Taipei in which a fiery explosion injured 499 people, 15 of whom died.
The military's top research unit on Monday disclosed that a project to produce Taiwan-made fighter jet engines is underway amid the incoming Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) push to prioritize Taiwan's defense industry.
Several Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers warned Monday that Taiwan could become a safe haven for its nationals suspected of fraud in China or other countries because of gaps in cooperation with Beijing and legal constraints at home., 1 Comment
Hong Kong City University president professor Kuo Way (郭位) issued a statement late Sunday night announcing his withdrawal from the race to head Academia Sinica, after he was accused of being pro-Beijing, sending shockwaves through the nation's top academic body.
Honorary professor of National Central University (NCU, 中央大學) Lee Cheng-chung (李正中) has emerged as the first Taiwanese to be recognized by the prestigious annual awards program of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.