Monday, March 30, 2015
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) issued an air pollution alert Sunday for Central and Southern Taiwan and the Kinmen islands off southern China, saying particulate concentrations were at levels that could affect people's health.1 Comment
Typhoon Maysak, a newly-formed typhoon, was southeast of Guam as of the early hours of Sunday morning and is moving westwards towards regions close to Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) officials said.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Stricter water rationing measures planned for Taoyuan and parts of New Taipei will take effect next month, even though rainfall in northern Taiwan last week helped raise water levels in Taoyuan's Shihmen Reservoir by almost three meters, officials said Sunday.1 Comment
Taiwan expressed its wish to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as its representative met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at an economic forum that opened in China yesterday.1 Comment
A stray animal foundation enjoying support from influential public figures was established Saturday to monitor whether authorities will take the necessary steps as they try to end mercy killings in animal shelters across the country.
President Ma Ying-jeou said the government will mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War with a series of commemorative events this year.
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), a government sponsored trade promotion organization, has decided to explore business opportunities in Cuba at a time of improving ties between the United States and the Caribbean country.
Rationalizing water prices and promoting education on water conservation may be effective ways to address water shortages in Taiwan, said Israel's top envoy to Taiwan, amid the worst drought to hit Taiwan in over a decade.1 Comment
Another 478.2 kilograms of food products from areas in Japan affected by the 2011 nuclear disaster have been discovered at Taiwanese customs, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Saturday.
A group of demonstrators splashed paint on a gate of President Ma Ying-jeou's official residence late Friday to protest against China's plan to launch a new commercial flight path close to Taiwan.