A man wanted by the police shot himself in the head when approached and questioned by police in Taipei Bus Station lobby on Saturday morning, according to police sources.
The attractive "Moses Parting the Sea" scenic spot in the outlying island county of Penghu was packed with more than 2,000 visitors on Saturday, July 30, as people were eager to access the unusual water path on the weekend.
Two cyclists were hit and killed on the Suhua Highway in Eastern Taiwan Saturday by a taxi that lost control at high speed, apparently because its driver was drunk, police said.
Taipei is building its first solar power plant using ground mounted solar panels at a venue that used to be a landfill site, according to the city government on Saturday.
Premier Lin Chuan (林全) promised Saturday to coordinate with the relevant agencies to provide financial support for the Kinmen Bridge project.
Firms in Taichung have set their sights on the broad Muslim markets in the world by gearing up to get "halal certifications" in an attempt to seize on the tremendous business opportunities arising from a 1.6 billion worldwide Muslim population...
Taiwan is set to restrict access to its national archives for scholars from mainland China, (including Hong Kong and Macau,) beginning Aug. 1, according to local media reports Friday.
Taipei Medical University (TMU) has expressed sorrow over the death of Bruce Bridgeman, a visiting professor from University of California, Santa Cruz who was struck and killed by a bus in Taipei earlier this month.
British singer Birdy greets fans with a big smile upon landing at Taipei's Songshan Airport Friday, July 29. Birdy, who flew to Taiwan from Shanghai, gave a concert in Taipei later in the evening.
Extra bus services will no longer be available on long-distance routes on major holidays from August, due to a new labor directive that prevents employees from working for more than six days in a row without a day off, bus operators announced Friday.