Beijing on Wednesday described the "1992 Consensus" as "an issue that must be answered and cannot be evaded," in its first press conference following the swearing in of Republic of China President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on May 20 in Taiwan.
The new head of the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環保署) Lee Ying-yuan (李應元), on Wednesday vowed to stop Asia Cement Corp. (亞泥), one of Taiwan's leading cement suppliers, from engaging in development projects in Taroko National Park upon the expiration of the company's mineral rights next year.
Economics Minister Lee Shih-guang Wednesday stressed that Taiwan will definitely abandon nuclear power in 2025, amid renewed speculation about the fate of the nearly completed Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.
The Labor Ministry's latest policies would add to the cost of doing business and shrink Taiwan investment, according to Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER).
The Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank, Ltd. (SCSB, 上海商業儲蓄銀行) has newly obtained the certifications of BS 10012:2009 Personal Information Management System (PIMS) and ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) from the British Standards Institution (BSI) for its outstanding performance in the two sectors.
Members of the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre pose for a photograph in Moscow, Russia.
Online restaurant reservation company EZTABLE announced Wednesday a new global strategic alliance with Ikyu, a popular online travel and restaurant booking site in Japan.
Taiwan's new president is "extreme" in her politics because she's an unmarried woman lacking the emotional balance provided by romantic and family life, a member of China's body for relations with the self-governing island wrote in a newspaper opinion piece.
Train ticket scalpers could be jailed for up to five years, according to a draft bill that a legislative committee approved Wednesday, as Taiwan seeks to curb illegal reselling that has been hampering holiday travels, particularly those headed to to eastern parts of the island.
Coast Guard Administration (CGA) Director-General Lee Chung-wei has emphasized the Taiwan government's determination to protect its fishermen, and said that patrol deployments in waters near a Japan-controlled atoll in the West Pacific have not changed.