Visitors browse exhibits on opening day of Taipei Information Technology Month at Taipei World Trade Center, Saturday, Dec. 3.
A phone conversation between President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump does not signal a change in Washington's policy toward Taiwan, experts in international and cross-strait relations said on Saturday.
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. said on Saturday that it will increase gasoline and diesel prices after crude oil prices in the U.S. market posted the biggest weekly gains in more than five years.
Taiwan's opposition parties on Saturday responded positively to a phone conversation between President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, the first publicly reported call between a U.S. president or president-elect and a Taiwanese leader, since 1979.
As northeast seasonal winds weaken Saturday, the temperature will rebound but the mercury could dip to as low as 15 degrees Celsius next week in Northern Taiwan, weather expert Wu Der-rong (吳德榮) said on Saturday.
Transactions involving residential and commercial properties in Taiwan could fall to a new low in 2016 as buying interest, particularly in northern Taiwan, remains weak, analysts said on Saturday.
A man reads a book to a child at a three-day "parent-children reading" activity that kicked off on Saturday at a library in Hsinchu City.
The 19th Congress of the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies kicked off recently at the Taipei International Convention Center this year.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump have spoken over the phone and discussed issues including economy and defense, the Presidential Office said Saturday.
The ruling party's attempt to push through controversial amendments to the Labor Standards Act in the Legislature Friday was thwarted after fierce resistance from protesters outside the lawmaking body in Taipei.