Following Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) Chairman Morris Chang's recent call for the government to not forsake traditional sectors in its chase for innovation, Acer founder Stan Shih said it was important for new industries to leverage Taiwan's strong competitiveness in the semiconductor industry.
Labor unions took to the streets on Tuesday after the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) forced a controversial workweek bill through committee.
Kuomintang (KMT) Central Policy Committee Director Alex Tsai launched into a tirade against former President Ma Ying-jeou's office Wednesday, continuing days of increasingly heated debate over the party's cross-strait policy.
Millions of workers will need to pay more for labor insurance, with the insurance premium scheduled to increase by 0.5-percent to 10.5-percent beginning January 2017.
Former Grand Justice Hsu Tzong-li will become the nation's next Judicial Yuan president after lawmakers approved his nomination Tuesday morning, following a week of questioning.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday stressed that it had strongly advocated for the release of a Taiwanese sailor who was held captive by Somali pirates for over four years.
A Taiwanese sailor released after being held captive by Somali pirates for nearly five years was reunited with his wife and daughter in Guangzhou on Tuesday.
Taiwan's military has teamed up with local airline EVA Air on a charity calendar that features flight attendants, military officers and cutting edge weapons systems.
"Do Not Say We Have Nothing" by Madeleine Thien, a Canadian author of Chinese descent, has been named as winner of this year's Governor-General's Award for English-language fiction, it was announced Tuesday.
The Kuomintang's (KMT) policy director has insisted the views of individual politicians would not hold sway over the party's policy platform.