The resignation of Taipei's legal affairs chief was due to differences of opinion with Mayor Ko Wen-je over the handling of a case involving a junior-high school teacher fired in 2008, the ex-official's husband revealed Thursday.
Tzu Chi General Hospital in Hualien City called on the general public to pay greater attention to issues related to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, as it marked World Alzheimer's Day.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Wednesday at the city council that his performance in office would determine whether he would seek a second term, adding that he would know if he should "pack his bags."
Two doctors were accused of falsely claiming approximately NT$60 million in insurance payouts over the past five years by issuing false medical certificates, officials said on Wednesday.
A "five-foot way" Western-style house, a historical site and a favorite spot for tourists in Chinsha Township, Kinmen County, is seen in this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 21.
A Vietnamese woman has been taken into custody for abandoning her recently born baby girl at a temple in Taichung last week, local police said Wednesday.
Five days after a cargo ship drifted to Taiwan-controlled Kinmen from the Chinese city of Xiamen began to leak oil, authorities in Xiamen agreed to offer assistance with cleanup work.
The Coast Guard Administration said Tuesday it had asked Google to blur imagery of unidentified Taiping Island military structures viewable on its Earth and Maps services.
This satellite image released by the Port of Kaohsiung Taiwan International Ports Corporation on Tuesday, Sept. 20, shows the Sizihwan area in Gushan, Kaohsiung.
Hsinchu City scored the highest this year on a happiness index ranking the cities and counties of Taiwan.