Saturday, November 28, 2015
A bill intended to include mainland Chinese students in Taiwan in the country's National Health Insurance (NHI) program was shelved by the Legislative Yuan Friday amid strong objection from opposition lawmakers.
Gasoline and diesel prices in Taiwan are expected to rise next week in the wake of a rebound in international crude oil prices amid geopolitical tension, market sources said yesterday.
The Islamic State has given an unwanted nod to Taiwan's four-decade struggle for international recognition, displaying the island's flag and naming it as part of the "enemy coalition" fighting the group., 1 Comment
Taiwan could see more chilly weather from Dec. 3 under the effects of a new cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said yesterday.
The number of dengue fever cases in Kaohsiung has reached a record high of 15,022 since the start of May, breaking the city's whole-year figure for 2014, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
There were 1,380 traffic fatalities in the first 10 months of 2015 on Taiwan's roads, a drop of 112 year-on-year, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said yesterday.
A magazine published by the R.O.C. government that records Taiwan's evolution on various fronts over the past decades yesterday celebrated its 40th anniversary in Taipei.
The Legislative Yuan passed an amendment to the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation Friday to ban artificial trans fats from processed foods, with violators facing fines of up to NT$3 million (US$91,829).
The Legislative Yuan passed an amendment to a law Friday that is aimed at increasing maternity benefits for women covered by the national pension program.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has launched an online "Rules & Regulations Directory," providing international investors and the media with a centralized location for all 238 Taiwan capital market regulations in both Chinese and English, according to a press release of the TWSE yesterday.