President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday defended the government's handling of controversial labor issues, telling business leaders that her administration was seeking the best outcomes for both employers and workers.
A marathon special legislative voting session was halted Wednesday to open the way for bipartisan negotiations on state-owned business budget proposals, amid reports that a parliament staffer fainted.
Conductors of the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA, 台鐵) said Tuesday that cuts in services may occur over the busy Mid-Autumn Festival holiday weekend if labor disputes with management are not resolved.
The National Development Council (NDC, 國發會) said its economic monitoring indicator flashed the "yellow-blue" signal in June for the third month in a row, indicating that the economy was on track for a "slow recovery."
Temperatures in Taipei soared to 38.5 degrees Celsius shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the second highest ever recorded in the city in the month of July, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) again urged her party to show resolve in the face of a newly passed "ill-gotten" assets bill that threatened the KMT's financial viability.
In the 2016 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition to be held Aug. 5-8, Hsinchu, Taichung and Chiayi governments will each set up flagship pavilions to showcase their best food.
Political party officials and legislators from Taiwan's major political parties returned to Taiwan yesterday from the Republican National Convention held in Cleveland, Ohio from July 18 to July 21.
President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday promulgated the abolition of the Red Cross Society Act, ending a dispute that continued even after lawmakers passed a motion to scrap it on July 12.
The SEMICON Taiwan 2016, the grand annual event of the local semiconductor industry, will run Sept. 7-9 at Hall 1 and Hall 4 of the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, with 700 international and Taiwanese exhibitors to display their latest products and...............