Thursday, March 19, 2015
A decision by the Central Election Commission (CEC) to hold two the presidential and legislative elections on Jan. 16, 2016 drew protests Tuesday from student unions of Taiwanese universities.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) raised the travel alert for Sichuan Province in southwest China, to level 2 on Wednesday after a new case of H5N1 avian influenza was reported.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
As smoggy air clouded over Northern Taiwan yesterday, the country's transportation took a hit, with Keelung Harbor closing down and flights to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport diverted to Kaohsiung.4 Comments
The Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation (慈濟基金會) yesterday held a press conference to clarify claims that the foundation holds funds of companies whose businesses oppose the foundation's principles.6 Comments
The next round of the Taiwan and the United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) talks will be staged in Taiwan as both sides engage in talks to make preparations for the event, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday announced the draft of a new transparent anti-corruption pledge (廉政透明公約), a plan that will apply to high-ranking Taipei City Government staff.1 Comment
Taiwan has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on mutual driver license recognition with the Canadian province Alberta, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
More than 70 percent of elementary school students in Taiwan do not have a balanced diet and the most common deficiency is milk, according to a survey published Tuesday by the Child Welfare League Foundation (兒福聯盟).1 Comment
Taiwan's and China's top officials responsible for cross-Taiwan Strait relations could meet as soon as April, according to Hsia Li-yan (夏立言), minister for Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (陸委會), Tuesday.
Taiwan remained in fourth place in the 2014 ranking of overall competitiveness among Asian economies, the same as its position in 2013, according to a report released by the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA, 博鰲論壇) Tuesday.