The Ministry of Labor on Tuesday announced that it would raise the minimum hourly wage from NT$120 to NT$126 as early as July.
After a brief spell of rainy, overcast weather, much of Taiwan will see sun on Wednesday, and temperatures could rise as high as 34 degrees Celsius in Western Taiwan over the weekend, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Tuesday.
A playground at a revamped bus station in Yilan is shown in the photo taken on Tuesday, May 24. The county government made used of many cartoon-styled designs, including a slide in the shape of a pink elephant and a giraffe-shaped tower that stands 12 meters high.
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.