Former Grand Justice Hsu Tzong-li will become the nation's next Judicial Yuan president after lawmakers voted in favor of his nomination Tuesday morning after a week of questioning.
A breakfast meeting between Premier Lin Chuan and industry leaders on Monday revealed differences in the direction of government efforts to push economic policies that encourage innovative industries.
The number of mainland Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan fell again last month, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Tourism Bureau.
President Tsai Ing-wen Monday gave the green light for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus to incorporate mainland Chinese students studying in Taiwan into the national health care system.
The decline in President Tsai Ing-wen's popularity appears to have slowed, with poll results released Monday showing an approval rating of 44 percent -- down less than 1 percentage point from the previous month after slipping 25.9 percentage points since May.
The Taiwanese sailor released after being held captive by Somali pirates for over four years will take a flight from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Guangzhou, before returning to Taiwan, announced China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) on Monday.
New American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty has arrived in the country on his first trip since being appointed, the AIT announced Monday.
Amid lawmakers' criticism, Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬) on Monday walked back on an announcement that his ministry intended to open a new defense technology department next year to boost indigenous defense technology capabilities.
Lawmakers on Monday proposed draft amendments to the Civil Code that would grant marriage equality to same-sex couples.
The Atomic Energy Council (AEC) on Monday said that despite growing concerns over electricity shortages in the coming years, there was a "near-zero likelihood" that the suspended nuclear reactor at the No.1 Nuclear Power Station in New Taipei City would be restarted.