For the second installment of The China Post special report on the impact of Donald Trump's presidential election on Taiwan, we had been preparing to analyze his picks for key national security officials and his recent moderation of his isolationist rhetoric from the campaign trail.
Major League Baseball player Wei-yin Chen (陳偉殷) demonstrates a pitch to non-varsity college baseball players at a training camp in Taipei on Sunday, Dec. 4. The two-day camp, which concluded Sunday, was held at the National Taiwan University baseball stadium and saw several Taiwanese professional baseball players act as coaches.
Police have arrested seven suspected members of the Bamboo Union (竹聯幫) -- one of the largest organized crime groups in Taiwan -- after the members were accused of running a violent debt-collection ring, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Sunday.
Four tugboats push the 40,000-ton oil tanker Kang Yun of the CPC Corporation out of shallow water near the CPC Port in Shen-ao, New Taipei City on Sunday, Dec. 4. The tanker, which ran aground early Thursday after a mechanical failure, was successfully removed from the area on Sunday.
Taiwan's state-owned fuel supplier, CPC Corp., Taiwan (中油), said on Sunday it will raise gasoline and diesel prices in the coming week in response to rising international crude oil prices.
Lacking the assistance provided by a long-term care system, nearly one quarter of working people in Taiwan have at one time had to take leave or quit their job in order to take care of a sick family member, a recent survey indicates.
Decorations are up at Taipei Zoo for the Christmas holiday, Sunday, Dec. 4. The zoo yesterday hosted a parade featuring a special appearance by Santa Claus. Decorations, including a 6-meter tree by the flamingos, now dot the zoo grounds.
A series of operational tests on the Taoyuan Airport MRT conducted by the Bureau of High Speed Rail on Sunday went "smoothly" according to the bureau, raising hopes that the long-awaited transport link will open as scheduled in March 2017.
Over one hundred thousand people gathered on Ketagalan Boulevard on Saturday to rally against a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
The National Central Library hosted its fourth annual Taiwan Reading Festival on Saturday.