Two people wearing sumo wrestler costumes pose near Bitan River in Xindian District, New Taipei City on Saturday, Oct. 22. They were among the 5,000 or so people who joined a Sumo Run race hosted by Tigerair Taiwan.
Yunlin district prosecutors, police and officials from the Agriculture Department in the southern county of Yunlin inspect the Xilo Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Market on Saturday, Oct. 22. The group was on the lookout for illegal hoarding and price manipulation in the sale of fresh produce.
Some cheered while others appeared bitterly disappointed outside the Legislative Yuan on Friday after lawmakers inside passed a bill freeing migrant workers from having to exit the country every three years.
The Presidential Office on Friday gave the green light for former President Ma Ying-jeou to visit Malaysia and the U.S. in November.
Two sets of Chinese stamps said to be among the rarest and most expensive in the Chinese world are being displayed at the 2016 World Stamp Championship Exhibition (PHILATAIPEI), which opened in Taipei on Friday.
With the aim of curbing rising fruit and vegetable prices, officials from the Executive Yuan paid visits to multiple supermarkets and traditional markets on Friday to check on food prices.
Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) called stamps the "business cards" of countries at the opening of the 2016 World Stamp Championship Exhibition in Taipei on Friday, saying stamps allow countries to showcase their soft power in a colorful way.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has urged investors to use its "trade-to-trade" simulation platform to gain familiarity with the securities trading mechanism that has gained popularity in global markets.
Taiwan's operating power reserve rate hit 2.74 percent on Friday, the 6th lowest ever recorded, according to statistics released by state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower).
The legislative caucus of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) has urged party members to abide by the principle of the "1992 Consensus" when attending a cross-Taiwan Strait forum early next month.