Saturday, February 6, 2016
Freeways National Freeway toll rates during the holidays for nationwide routes have been announced by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
Temperature dropped Friday, the last work day for most people in Taiwan before a nine-day Chinese New Year holiday, as a cold wave gradually makes its way toward the island from the north, the Central Weather Bureau said.
The number of passenger arrivals and departures totaled more than 132,000 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Friday, with only two days left before Lunar New Year's Day on Feb. 8.
The first meeting on the power transfer between the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will be held Feb. 19 in Taipei, as was confirmed Friday.
Pet business operators could be obligated to register the pets they handle by the end of June, once related regulation is amended, the Council of Agriculture said in a move to highlight responsible pet ownership.
Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) for January rose 0.81 percent from a year earlier, marking the highest year-on year growth level in 14 months, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said Friday.
People who have traveled to the 30 countries and territories listed with Zika virus outbreaks by the government are not qualified to donate their blood until 28 days after they have left the affected area, Taiwan Blood Services Foundation (TBSF) said.
Taiwan Lottery Co. (台灣彩卷) kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations with enticing chances to take home a pot of gold by adding 100 sets of new lottery winning numbers for eight days during the holidays.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Weather during the upcoming nine-day Chinese New Year holiday will change from cold and dry to pleasant, to partially wet at the end, the Central Weather Bureau said Thursday.
A special plan to ease air travel congestion at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport during the Lunar New Year holiday kicked off smoothly, with some 110,000 passengers passing though the airport, authorities said.