Thursday, October 8, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday announced the decision to continue demolition work at the Nangang Bottle Cap Factory (南港瓶蓋工廠).
Dozens of foreign delegations, including those from the United States, Japan and Taiwan's diplomatic allies, will attend events later this week in celebration of the Republic of China's 104th founding anniversary.
National Taichung Girls Senior High School students wore shorts to school Wednesday or switched to shorts in front of the school to underscore their demand for the right to wear shorts.
Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of the world's largest contract electronics maker Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), on Wednesday received a cash dividend of around NT$7.1 billion (US$217 million) from his company based on its 2014 earnings per share, according to a market estimate.
More than three months after suffering burns to 90 percent of his body in an explosion at the Formosa Fun Coast water park (八仙水上樂園), Lu Yi-ming (呂意銘) was discharged from the China Medical University Hospital Wednesday.
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since May has reached 21,357, an increase of 385 cases from the previous day, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
Taiwan has raised a travel advisory for mainland China's Zhejiang province by one level after an H7N9 avian flu case was reported there Oct. 2, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
President Ma Ying-jeou paid tribute to the late commander of the World War II American Volunteer Group, nicknamed the Flying Tigers, while receiving the group leader's widow at the Presidential Office in Taipei on Wednesday.
The Changhua County Police Department held a ceremony in which it gave 46 new patrol cars and 139 scooters to local police stations to enhance their efficiency.
Taiwan's exports fell for an eighth straight month in September, contracting 14.6 percent year on year to US$22.54 billion, according to a Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) report released yesterday.