Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Wednesday admitted it had been at fault for the delayed issuing of an alert after a hantavirus-carrying rat was caught at Kaohsiung's airport.
An investment team fronted by former Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) Director-General Chang Kuo-cheng (張國政) has pulled out of a potential takeover of TransAsia Airways, after the government revoked the airline's flying rights Wednesday.
The Cabinet Wednesday hailed humanitarian rescue drills on Taiping Island and waters off the Spratly Islands as a "success," while quashing speculation on cooperation in the region with mainland China.
Taiwanese former New York Yankee's pitcher and current free-agent Chien-Ming Wang (王建民) said he may retire if he fails to find a team for next season.
A total of 1,991 new HIV positive cases were reported in the first 10 months of this year, an average of six per day, predominantly among young adults and middle-aged men, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said on Wednesday.
During a budget hearing at the Legislative Yuan, Wednesday, Nov. 30, Minister of Labor Kuo Fong-yu (郭芳煜) said it was "not the right time" to propose an annual paid leave plan.
The Hakka Affairs Council (HAC) on Nov. 30 unveiled its new cloud computing-based services designed to better promote the culture of one of Taiwan's major ethnic groups globally.
Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Ker Chien-min rally outside the DPP headquarters, Wednesday, Nov. 30. Ker, convener of the DPP legislative caucus, has been under fire for trying to make a compromise on the party-proposed same-sex marriage bill.
Kuomintang (KMT) politicians and employees descended on the Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (IGPASC) in Taipei twice on Tuesday, demanding to enter the premises before being held back by a large police contingent.
Chang Kuo-cheng (張國政), former director general of the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA,民航局), said Tuesday he was "willing to take over" recently-dissolved TransAsia Airways (復興航空), urging the government to delay a revocation of the airline's flying rights set for today.