President Tsai Ing-wen, in her capacity as Democratic Progressive Party chairwoman, draws lots at the party's year-end "weiya" banquet in Taipei on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
It's that time of year again.
A vendor dries mullet roe in the sun Wednesday, Jan. 18. A popular food item for Lunar New Year, dried mullet roe, dubbed "black gold," has seen significant price increases, according to the government consumer protection authorities' recent investigation into food prices ahead of the holiday period, which starts next week.
Taiwan's chief negotiator with China, Tien Hung-mao (田弘茂), on Wednesday extended an olive branch to his Chinese counterpart Chen Deming (陳德銘), inviting him to a meeting in Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County, but the invitation was declined by the Chinese side., 2 Comments
Nine Kuomintang (KMT) workers were detained at the Executive Yuan Wednesday after they broke into its main building during a protest against a move by the government to freeze KMT properties amid an investigation into the opposition party's alleged ill-gotten assets., 1 Comment
Former Philippine beauty queens Maggie Wilson and Parul Shah, who are currently in Taiwan shooting three short films to promote tourism in the country, said on Wednesday they were very impressed with the hospitality of local people, street food and easy access to tourist spots.
A "hop-on, hop-off" double-decker bus service, the first of its kind in Taiwan, hit the road in Taipei Wednesday, allowing tourists to visit major tourist spots in the capital in four hours for NT$300 (US$9.50).
An annual festival showcasing Beijing's culture in Taiwan that has been held in Kaohsiung for the past five years will be moved to New Taipei this year, a switch that Taiwan's ruling party suggested may have been politically motivated., 1 Comment
The military simulated an invasion by the People's Liberation Army, days after China's sole aircraft carrier completed its first circumnavigation of Taiwan., 3 Comments
Yeh Yi-jin, a legislator from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), apologized on Wednesday to police and the public for her assistant's improper conduct when seeking to defend a friend accused of drunk driving.