Participants in a windsurfing competition brace themselves against strong winds in the Kuanyinting water area in the outlying county of Penghui.
Shares in Taiwan lost momentum and closed below the 9,200-point mark Monday, led by companies in Apple Inc.'s supply chain, in line with a pullback on Wall Street, dealers said.
Taiwan launched its Central Emergency Operation Center and put it on full alert Monday with Typhoon Megi bearing down on Taiwan and expected to pummel the island on Tuesday.
Today's typhoon day could bring NT$45 billion in aggregate domestic production losses, according to a TIER researcher.
Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. (宏達電) is working with Sprint, one of the major telecom service providers in the United States, to launch the HTC Bolt model, according to tech website Androidtalk.
Taipei's education chief disclosed Sunday that he had tendered his resignation on Sept. 20 because he wished to return to academia, a move that came one day after another city department head quit.
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) organizers refused to issue press passes to members of Taiwanese media leading up to its meeting Tuesday in Montreal, according to the Central News Agency (CNA).
Taiwan Stock Exchange Co. (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) announced yesterday that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$25.93 billion during the week of Sept. 19 to Sept. 23. This represented the difference between NT$140.68 billion securities bought and NT$114.75 billion securities sold.
Armed policemen were deployed outside an apartment in Suao Towhship of Yilan County early Monday morning, as they attempted to arrest a man suspected in a fatal shooting. However, when police entered the suspect's home, they found that the suspect had committed suicide.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers voiced anger at China for suppressing Taiwan with its "one China" policy at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).