Wednesday, November 25, 2015
People First Party (PFP) presidential candidate James Soong (宋楚瑜) and his running mate Hsu Hsin-ying (徐欣瑩) registered Tuesday for the January 2016 presidential election, becoming the first pair to do.
The number of fatalities from dengue fever in Taiwan has risen to 174 since May this year, including 16 newly confirmed cases, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported Tuesday.
An former officer of the Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB) will spend the next 18 years of his life in prison for spying for China, as the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the sentence of a lower court in the espionage case.
Taiwan took 39th place in the 2016 world's "ease of paying tax" rankings, down two notches from the previous year, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Taiwan said Tuesday.
Investor confidence in Taiwan has rebounded marginally from a record low in the third quarter, but there is still some worry about the country's economic outlook, according to a report released by JPMorgan Asset Management (Taiwan) Tuesday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday that it will hold a drill to simulate a bioterror attack to examine Taiwan's ability to respond to bioterrorism.
The Taiwan International Algae Research Fund (TIARF) was launched Tuesday to facilitate the exploration of marine resources and advance research into fields related to algae biodiversity.
Influenza-related complications have claimed the lives of 25 patients in Taiwan since July, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday, urging people to get vaccinated against flu as temperatures are expected to drop this week.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) said it has decided to lower the minimum yield requirement of domestic insurance firms investing in commercial real estate from 2.805 percent to 2.555 percent.
The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TISE) yesterday awarded the 2015 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards to encourage and recognize participating local enterprises.