Thursday, August 20, 2015
Australian Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill will visit Taiwan in early September to compete in a triathlon in Yilan, according to the Chinese Taipei Triathlon Association (CTTA).
Ferry services between southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County and the outlying Orchid Island and Green Island will be canceled due to Typhoon Goni, which could threaten the area this week, Taitung County government said Wednesday.
The Industrial Development Bureau signed a pact with four Taiwanese wireless carriers on Wednesday to develop smart city applications nationwide, based on the fourth-generation (4G) mobile network.
A new political party, the Social Welfare Party (SWP,社會福利黨), was established in Taipei yesterday to campaign for better social welfare policies, joining a wave of new and emerging parties that are eyeing seats in Taiwan's Legislature.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Six Taiwanese tourists were injured during a deadly explosion near a tourist hotspot in downtown Bangkok late Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Whether or not Typhoon Goni will strike Taiwan will likely be clarified today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced yesterday.
As Taiwan and the main suppliers of foreign domestic helpers prepare to discuss a wage increase for such workers, Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen said Tuesday that their wages are not pegged to the local basic salary.
The Council of Agriculture (COA, 農委會) is leading a delegation of pet supply companies to Pet Fair Asia 2015 held in Shanghai on Aug. 27, where business opportunities are estimated to be NT$50 million.
The pilots of a Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) flight in May that was forced to return to Taipei Songshan Airport after encountering bad weather in Kinmen have been disciplined for not calling "mayday" before the landing despite being low on fuel.1 Comment
As the strength of typhoons Goni and Atsani intensifies, the Water Resources Agency (WRA, 水利署) said yesterday it is bracing for their possible impact.