The Executive Yuan has appointed Bank of Kaohsiung Chairman Lee Ruey-tsang (李瑞倉) as chief of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會).
In the latest government reshuffle, the Presidential Office announced Wednesday that President Tsai Ing-wen had recently approved the resignation of the Presidential Office secretary-general and the National Security Bureau (NSB) director-general.
Labor unions say they will stage a thousands-strong rally Tuesday against what they describe as the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) "unrelenting determination" to pass a controversial workweek bill.
The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) denied reports that the party had sought Beijing's assistance with the collection of political donations from Taiwanese enterprises operating on the mainland.
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport ranks as the world's fourth best airport for its overall experience, according to a 2016 best airport survey by SleepinginAirports, an international travel website.
Shin Kong Life Foundation (SKLF) and Shin Kong Life jointly present the international charity night run event "Run in The Dark" in Taipei. All 6,000 spots were already taken for the run slated to begin at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12 at Dajia Riverside Park.
In a new college ranking released jointly by the Wall Street Journal and the Times Higher Education in late September, the University of Southern California (USC) received its highest placement to date -- 15th place -- out of over 1,000 universities in the U.S.
A family member of the skipper of a Pingtung-registered fishing boat seized by the Indonesian authorities has called on the government in Taipei to intervene. The vessel in question is currently being held on poaching charges.
The chairwoman of Taiwan's main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) said Wednesday that she will allow herself "room for flexibility" when talking with Communist Party of China (CCP) General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) in Beijing early next month.
Three of Taiwan's leading cable content providers received the largest fine in the history of the nation's cable TV industry on Wednesday, according to the Fair Trade Commission.