Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Taiwan will become one of the first few countries to sell the successors to Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, according to a source familiar with the matter.
A total of 19 deaths in Taiwan suspected of having been caused by dengue fever were reported as of Aug. 31, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control said yesterday.
The main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) raised more money than the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) last year, according to a financial report on political donations released by the Control Yuan on Tuesday.
Opposition People First Party Chairman James Soong, who is running in the 2016 presidential election, said Tuesday that he does not rule out the possibility of cooperating with other parties.
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) has maintained his place as the best performing head of a local government in Taiwan and also has the highest public approval rating, according to an annual survey published by CommonWealth magazine Tuesday.
A magnitude-5.5 earthquake hit the eastern county of Hualien at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The number of confirmed dengue fever cases in Tainan, Southern Taiwan, has escalated to over 3,000 in the past four months, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control said Monday.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday abruptly reversed remarks he made earlier on EasyCard Corp.'s decision to feature a popular Japanese adult film actress on a limited-edition series of covers originally scheduled to be sold today.
Taipei City's women's rights committee yesterday called for the immediate disposal of the controversial limited-edition card covers "Angles and Demons" featuring Yui Hatano.
The Kuomintang (KMT) yesterday denied reports that party leaders were contemplating replacing presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) in favor of a ticket comprised of its heavyweights.