Losses stemming from a one-day strike staged by China Airlines (CAL) flight attendants last week are estimated at NT$500 million (US$15.38 million), CAL Chairman Ho Nuan-hsuan said Monday.
An employee at the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) checks a carriage on the Taroko Express in Yilan on Monday, June 27.
Premier Lin Chuan sees the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union not only as a crisis but also as a business opportunity for Taiwan, Cabinet spokesman Tung Chen-yuan cited the premier as saying Monday.
Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, in white shirt, shows off his moves for high school basketball players during training camp Kobe Academy in Taipei on Monday, June 27. Bryant visited Taipei and Kaohsiung during his trip to Taiwan.
Temperatures in Taipei soared to 37.1 degrees Celsius around noon Monday, an unusual high for the month of June, the Central Weather Bureau reported.
The Taiwan High Court on Monday turned down a ruling party legislator's appeal of a lower court's decision denying his request to have former President Ma Ying-jeou barred from leaving the country.
Ruling party legislators blocked changes to existing residency laws Monday, keeping the minimum length of residence for mainland spouses looking to obtain R.O.C. identification cards at six years.
The issue of suicide in the R.O.C. Armed Forces has been in the spotlight recently in Taiwan as several suicides were reported in the military over the past few months.
China Airlines (CAL, 華航) announced a compensation package Sunday for travelers affected by a strike led by CAL flight attendants last week.
Former Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) said on Saturday that he would "listen more to voices of the public before determining whether to participate in the KMT chairmanship election" in 2017.