Monday, November 24, 2014
The majority of single people in Taiwan are interested in meeting potential marriage partners though matchmaking services, with teachers, flight attendants and civil servants among those most eager to participate, according to an online survey.
Taiwan's top university took the dominant role this past Wednesday when it gave a firm “no” to students who wanted to start a school-sanctioned club centered on BDSM, the broad range of erotic practices mostly identified with bondage and dominance role-play.
Plastic rubbish has invaded everyday life in Taiwan overwhelmingly, according to a recent survey which found that it has inundated every inch of Taiwan's coastline, posing a serious threat to the island's marine environment and eventually to its citizens' health.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
The two major candidates in the Taipei mayoral poll drummed up support for their campaigns yesterday by arranging massive public events on the last Saturday in the lead-up to the Nov. 29 vote.
Tens of thousands of voters headed out to show support for the candidates in next week's all-important local elections on the “Super Saturday,” the last weekend before the polls.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has established a large-scale signals and information monitoring facility in Hong Kong similar to the U.S. PRISM monitoring program, according to the Canada-based Kanwa Information Center.
A surprise move by the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to cut interest rates has lowered the chance for Taiwan's central bank to kick off a rate hike cycle any time soon, an economist said Saturday.
A Taiwanese man with spinal muscular atrophy was recognized in Taipei Saturday for his inspiring story overcoming paralysis to make it to Harvard's school of law and pass the New York bar exam.
Spain sees a good opportunity in increasing its sales of olive oil to Taiwan, as the country struggles with a series of food scandals involving the use of tainted oil, Spain's representative to Taiwan said Tuesday at a seminar to promote premium Spanish olive oil.
Taiwan will seek out new sources of foreign laborers to meet local needs, a deputy labor minister said Saturday in a bid to dispel concerns after Indonesia, an important sources of Taiwan's domestic caregivers, announced plans to stop exporting female laborers in five years.