Former Health Minister Steve Chan threw his hat into the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT) leadership race on Monday, vowing to unite the party and "terminate hate" in the country.
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Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) said Sunday if the United States offers him free land, he might join major clients such as Apple Inc. to invest over US$7 billion to set up panel manufacturing plants there.
Former Premier Yu Shyi-kun (游錫) said Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20 poses more of an opportunity than a challenge for Taiwan and that the country should take the the opportunity to enhance relations with the United States.
The managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT) Washington Office said Saturday that he expects Taiwan-U.S. relations will advance during Donald Trump's tenure as U.S. president as stability across the Taiwan Strait remains of core interest to the U.S.
President Tsai Ing-wen vowed on Saturday to pursue pension reform to the end despite a protest by more than 30,000 angry opponents who demonstrated outside the Presidential Office against the reform.
Around 30,000 demonstrators are expected to protest against pension reform outside the Presidential Palace on Sunday morning, according to a pension reform supervision action alliance.
The five-day workweek law is bringing changes to the food and hospitality industries, with some restaurants choosing to close during the upcoming Lunar New Year holidays to avoid high overtime payments and some hotels stepping up recruitment to ease labor shortages.
Taiwan on Saturday saw the coldest weather so far this winter as the island came under the influence of a strong cold air mass, with 16 weather stations recording temperatures at new lows since the season started, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said in a statement.
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Saturday that the flight rights of TransAsia Airways, which disbanded last November due to financial woes, have been re-assigned to other Taiwanese airlines.