Former Vice President Wu Den-yih will depart Taiwan on Tuesday on a two-week trip to the United States, his first overseas trip since stepping down on May 20.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Hsu Kuo-yung will replace Tung Chen-yuan as Cabinet spokesman Oct. 1, the Executive Yuan announced Sunday.
Premier Lin Chuan expressed his dissatisfaction at state owned utility companies' inability to fully restore access days after Typhoon Meranti swept through Southern Taiwan.
The Kansas City Royals on Saturday announced that Taiwanese Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Chien-Ming Wang (王建民) would be designated for assignment, which could mean an end to his 2016 MLB season.
Taiwanese baseball legend Chen Chin-feng (陳金鋒) poses with his newly unveiled statue at a stadium on Sunday, Sept. 18.
A trade center owned by the Kuomintang (KMT) in Tokyo, which had been legally purchased by the party, has been put up for sale through a real estate agent though no potential buyer has surfaced, a party official said Sunday.
Typhoon Malakas has forced 68 flights to be canceled or delayed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, affecting around 12,800 passengers, the company that runs the airport said Saturday.
Agricultural loss caused by Typhoon Meranti on Taiwan have been estimated at nearly NT$800 million, a report said Saturday.
The Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI) is set to propose a scheme requiring employees to deposit 6 percent of their monthly pay to individual labor pension accounts managed by the Bureau of Labor Insurance (BLI).
It will be difficult for Taiwan's economy to stage a meaningful recovery in the short term since the country is suffering from insufficient domestic investment, Switzerland-based banking group UBS said.