The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday urged the incoming U.S. administration of Donald Trump to support Taipei's continued efforts to maintain cross-strait peace and reiterated that Taiwan should not be used as a bargaining chip in the relationship between the United States and China.
The Executive Yuan has decided not to file a complaint against a group of Kuomintang workers who broke into its main building on Wednesday, a Cabinet spokesman said Thursday.
The Taoyuan International Airport Corp. has recently started an environmental impact assessment (EIA) on a third runway project, and hopes that work on the runway can be completed by 2025, the company said Thursday.
The government will order the ride-hailing app Uber to suspend its operations in Taiwan if it is found to be continuing to run illegal transport services in the country, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said Thursday.
A planned strike by certain railway workers during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday is not expected to affect rail services during the festive period, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said Thursday.
Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) announced Thursday nine key reforms to the country's pension system, aimed at allowing the funds that support the system to be able to last for at least one more generation.
The Legislature has passed the Cabinet's proposed budget for 2017, thwarting attempts by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) to slash spending further.
Vice President Chen Chien-jen has embarked on a whistle-stop media tour to tackle "fake news" ahead of Sunday's national conference on pension reform, after a social media post suggested the government was ready to open fire on protesters.
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has advised people in Northern Taiwan to wear masks and regularly wash their hands following a massive blaze at a tire factory in Taoyuan City.
An online game set in Taiwan under martial law in the 1960s has already gone viral since being launched a week ago, sparking discussion of not only the game itself but also related historical happenings and political issues.