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.
A meeting between four former Kuomintang (KMT) chairs and Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu on Thursday concluded with the ex-leaders pledging to help the party weather its current financial crisis.
Ex-President Ma Ying-jeou has been summoned to testify in court on Nov. 8 over his involvement in a classified information leak in a 2013 wiretapping scandal, according to a Taipei District Court statement released Thursday.
The Executive Yuan passed two draft amendments Thursday that, if approved by the Legislative Yuan, would increases taxes on tobacco purchases and on inherited assets valued at more than NT$50 million.
Four people have been confirmed HIV- positive after using a home quick-test program launched by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) last month.
Taiwan has confirmed a new imported Zika virus infection, involving a Thai migrant worker, raising the total imported Zika cases to 13 in the country, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported.
The Cabinet decided Thursday to expand the accessibility of public kindergartens around the country to reduce the financial burden on parents, by adding 1,000 classes to accommodate 30,000 students within the next four years, with priority given to children from low-income families.
Chunghwa Post Co. will launch four new philatelic products Friday to mark the 2016 World Stamp Championship Exhibition in Taipei (PHILATAIPEI 2016), the company announced Thursday.
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.