The Kansas City Royals on Saturday announced that Taiwanese Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Chien-Ming Wang (王建民) would be designated for assignment, which could mean an end to his 2016 MLB season.
Taiwanese baseball legend Chen Chin-feng (陳金鋒) poses with his newly unveiled statue at a stadium on Sunday, Sept. 18.
A trade center owned by the Kuomintang (KMT) in Tokyo, which had been legally purchased by the party, has been put up for sale through a real estate agent though no potential buyer has surfaced, a party official said Sunday.
Typhoon Malakas has forced 68 flights to be canceled or delayed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, affecting around 12,800 passengers, the company that runs the airport said Saturday.
Agricultural loss caused by Typhoon Meranti on Taiwan have been estimated at nearly NT$800 million, a report said Saturday.
The Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI) is set to propose a scheme requiring employees to deposit 6 percent of their monthly pay to individual labor pension accounts managed by the Bureau of Labor Insurance (BLI).
It will be difficult for Taiwan's economy to stage a meaningful recovery in the short term since the country is suffering from insufficient domestic investment, Switzerland-based banking group UBS said.
Outlying Lienchiang (連江縣) and Kinmen counties (金門縣) have come out on top in a national poll of residents' satisfaction with their city or county governments, with Chiayi City and Taipei at the bottom of the list, according to CommonWealth Magazine (天下雜誌), which has conducted the poll since 2010.
Residents in Northern and Eastern Taiwan are being warned to brace for the effects of Typhoon Malakas, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.
Taiwan suffered at least NT$685 million (US$21.61 million) in agricultural losses from Typhoon Meranti, which battered southern Taiwan earlier this week, according to the latest estimate released by the Council of Agriculture (COA) on Friday.