American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty reiterated Friday that the United States takes no position on the "1992 Consensus," while emphasizing that cross-strait agreements must first be accepted and supported by the people.
Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) rose 2.06 percent in the third quarter year-on-year, beating an earlier forecast of 1.99 percent made in August and boosting the nation's chance of keeping the annual growth rate above 1 percent this year, an advance estimate released by the government on Friday showed.
Extremely poor air quality was reported in western Taiwan on Friday morning, with four monitoring stations showing that suspended particulate matter PM2.5 had already reached a hazardous purple warning level, according to data issued by the Taiwan Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the Environmental Protection Administration.
The Legislature's plenary session was stalled Friday as opposition lawmakers staged a protest over a controversial bill that would cut statutory holidays for public sector workers.
More than 400 people from universities and industries across Taiwan attended the official launch of an international internship exchange program yesterday in Tunghai University in Taichung.
National carrier China Airlines (CAL) officially unveiled its Airbus A350 passenger jet, conducting a demonstration flight Friday amid great fanfare after successful completion of preparations and government certification trials.
An unmanned surveillance drone was lost Thursday during an Army training exercise in Southern Taiwan.
A annual collective wedding ceremony for various ranks of navy officers was held at the Tsoying Naval Base in the southern port city of Kaohsiung, Friday, Oct. 28. Witnessed by their relatives and friends, a total of 70 new couples exchange kisses with each other.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designer, said Friday that its net profit for the third quarter of this year rose more than 18 percent from a quarter earlier on the back of strong demand for smartphones.
The visiting chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) expressed support Friday for President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文)'s "New Southbound Policy," saying that building more links with other countries will help bring more stability to the Taiwan Strait.