Applications for visiting Taiping Island are open to a select few only and not to the general public, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Tuesday.
Labor union activists put on a skit outside the Ministry of Labor, Tuesday, July 26, to present their demands to the government.
Two players from India's national basketball team have missed early games in the Jones Cup being held in Taipei because of a mistake by a travel agency and not because of a deliberate act, Taiwan's representative to India said Tuesday.
A TransAsia Airways flight was forced to return to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport shortly after takeoff Monday evening after its ground staff received a report that there was a bomb on the plane.
Miniatures are on display at the Defense Ministry's weekly press conference Tuesday alongside other souvenirs designed for release this year.
A commission will be established under the Executive Yuan to handle the Kuomintang's (KMT) "ill-gotten" assets, according to a new law passed by the Legislature on Monday.
The Taiwan High Court turned down Tuesday a request by Gary Wang (王令麟), a son of fugitive tycoon Wang You-theng (王又增) who died in California in late May, to lift a ban preventing him from traveling abroad to attend his father's funeral.
A tropical low pressure system detected in the South China Sea was upgraded to Tropical Storm Mirinae at 2 p.m. Tuesday, but is not expected to affect Taiwan, meteorologists said that day.
Prosecutors on Tuesday indicted an official at the Aviation Police Bureau on corruption charges after he was allegedly seduced by a woman and received kickbacks to purchase substandard X-ray analyzers from a Chinese company.
Fishermen from three vessels were allowed onto Taiping Island's (太平島) pier late Monday night to restock supplies and receive medical attention, but they were prevented from setting foot on the island.