Northern Hualien County was rattled by 10 earthquakes late Monday and early Tuesday ranging in magnitude from 3.5 to 4.6, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Taiwan's Agriculture and Food Agency said that consumers in Taiwan should try to obtain as much information as possible about agricultural products on the market and can do by using a traceability system that was introduced last year.
The king of Taiwan's African ally Swaziland will be leading a delegation to join President-elect Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration ceremony, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said on Tuesday.
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Tuesday that it is looking into accusations that Chinese singer and actor Lu Han worked illegally in Taiwan.
Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who will become Taiwan's next president later this month, faces the challenge of resetting China's expectations for Taiwan, according to a commentary published Monday by the Wall Street Journal.
A Taiwanese woman has been charged with making an illegal surrogacy arrangement that involved paying a Thai woman to bear a child for a man from Taiwan, law enforcement authorities in Hsinchu said Tuesday.
This year's GDP growth will hover around 1 percent, well below the target range of 2.1 to 2.7 percent set by the National Development Council (NDC, 國發會) in December, the head of the NDC said Tuesday.
Shares in Taiwan slid Tuesday for the third straight session, falling 1 percent to end below 8,300 points after the three-day Labor Day holiday as investors stayed on the sidelines amid weak global markets, dealers said.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC,金融監督管理委員會) will finalize its policy allowing female mainland Chinese investors to purchase stock-based funds in Taiwan, as well as its plan to approve the use of the Apple Pay system in Taiwan, before the changeover of government on May 20, a top financial official said on Monday.
Taiwan's purchasing managers index (PMI) for manufacturing activity edged lower in April, indicating continued weakness in the sector, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) said Tuesday.