Taipei City Councilor Chen Yen-po, right, who is embroiled in an affair scandal, speaks on the phone while Councilor Juan Chao-hsiung touches his shoulder, Wednesday, Sept. 21. Earlier in the day Chen, a New Party member, admitted he had an extramarital affair with a young woman and made a public apology.
The de facto Canadian embassy in Taiwan is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary and robust bilateral relations next month, Canada's top envoy to Taiwan said Wednesday.
The Taiwanese government donated US$500,000 to the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) in Fiji Monday to fund a joint scholarship program for higher education for citizens in the region.
Around 500 overseas Taiwanese in the United States and a Taiwanese delegation took to the streets Saturday calling for Taiwan's membership in the United Nations ahead of the 71st session of the U.N. General Assembly Sept. 20-26.
An ultra low-profile national security conference was held recently in Taipei with more than 10 international experts in the fields of global, international and national security participating, including experts from NATO making their first visit to Taiwan.
Taiwanese passports rank as the 29th most powerful in the latest global passport index, which was recently cited in the World Economic Forum website.
A mini egg cake seller from Hong Kong is shown at her store in a lane near the Guang Hua Computer Market in Taipei. Starting her venture here single-handedly, the owner has vowed to bring Hong Kong's famous snack to Taiwanese consumers.
A Taipei-based organization devoted to services for foreign workers called on migrant workers to document their work life with cellphones as a strategy for self-protection.
Foreigners serving on local fishing boats toast each other as they take advantage of the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival vacation. The fishermen used the time off to hold a drinking party and wish their friends and relatives back home a happy holiday.
Taiwan is planning to close some of its overseas representative offices in an effort to improve the overall efficiency of the country's overseas presence, in response to the diplomatic strategy of the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), foreign affairs officials have confirmed.