Almost 60 percent of smartphone users tend to watch videos on their phones rather than on TV, an indication of the threat mobile devices are posing to TV station operators, a survey has found.
Health authorities Wednesday dismissed rumors that barbecue nets commonly available on the market would release heavy metals when heated.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a Taiwan Travel Act on Thursday that seeks to lift restrictions and allow all high-level officials of Taiwan, including its president, to visit the United States.
A mainland Chinese cargo ship is stranded at Kukang Beach on the outlying county of Kinmen on Friday, Sept. 15 as a result of Typhoon Meranti, which swept over the island the previous day.
Tiger-themed trolleys prove popular with visitors at Taipei Zoo after their official launch on Friday, Sept. 16. Trolleys featuring giraffe and zebra designs are also available. The trolleys, all of which are made in Germany, take visitors on a tour of the zoo grounds.
Taiwan won the team finals of the 2016 World University Badminton Championship in Russia on Wednesday, the country's first ever team title in the biennial tournament.
The Ministry of Labor has recently published a new regulation aimed at reinforcing the Labor Standards Act and upholding the principle that workers should have at least one regular day off every seven days.
President Tsai Ing-wen paid a visit to the most severely flooded areas of Pingtung on Thursday and pledged later that the government would strive to quickly restore normalcy to affected citizens.
Between 2.5 million and 2.8 million vehicles are expected to swarm the national freeway system on Friday as the people of Taiwan take advantage of the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival to travel, the National Freeway Bureau predicted yesterday.
Taiwan's Defense Ministry announced that it would soon introduce a "weekend warrior" program to boost the nation's combat readiness.