About 250,000 people flocked to a pop music concert featuring local and foreign stars held in support of same-sex marriage in Taipei Saturday, organizers said.
Taoyuan and New Taipei traded verbal blows Saturday over fares for the yet-to-launch airport MRT, even after prices were cut by NT$5 to NT$20 after public outrage.
Seven people are missing after a Keelung-registered fishing boat capsized Friday night while operating in the seas off the coast of New Taipei City's Shimen District.
Taiwan came in first place at the 2016 International Junior Science Olympiad, coming close to winning all major awards at the competition.
Chinese military aircraft circled near Taiwan on Saturday for the second time in less than a month but did not enter the country's air defense identification zone, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said.
Audrey Tang (唐鳳), a minister without portfolio responsible for digital policies, encouraged the public on Friday to implement the idea of "open government" in their daily lives by participating in public affairs in their community.
President Tsai Ing-wen reiterated on Saturday her resolve to promote transitional justice, saying that Taiwan's government will bring forth a national fact-finding report on the White Terror in three years to shed light on the period of history in which thousands of people were persecuted for political reasons.
A pop music concert was held in Taipei Saturday in support of legalizing same-sex marriage, attracting an audience of about 150,000 that gathered to hear performances by stars from home and abroad, according to the organizers.
Two corporate heavyweights have backed out of accepting a request to act as senior policy advisers to President Tsai Ing-wen.
The government will be "resolute" in safeguarding its territorial claims in the South China Sea, President Tsai Ing-wen said Friday.