Friday, August 28, 2015
Central and Southern Taiwan could see downpours accumulating 130 mm by this morning, while rainfall during that period in Northern Taiwan, mountainous areas in Northeastern Taiwan and outlying county of Penghu might reach 50 mm, Central Weather Bureau forecasters said.
Tainan City said Thursday it will introduce 5,000 paper-based dengue NS1 antigen test kits for early diagnosis of dengue fever, which has raged the southern Taiwan city with 2,381 confirmed cases so far this year.
Members of the public are urged to have regular health checks to lower the risk of colon cancer, a doctor said Thursday, advising special caution in cases where a change of bowel habits has been observed.
Parents of Chinese-American author Iris Chang (張純如), who was best known for her book on the Nanking Massacre, "The Rape of Nanking," yesterday called on Japan to face history in order to promote peace.
The National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA,健保署) announced on Wednesday, that people who are not evaluated as emergency cases and insist on staying in the emergency room may need to pay at their own expense., 1 Comment
Taiwan will raise monthly wage for the 220,000 migrant domestic helpers to NT$17,000 (US$520) from September 1, an Indonesian labor official said Thursday., 1 Comment
Taiwan on Thursday reported its first case of Brucellosis since 2011, saying that the patient, a 35-year-old caregiver from Indonesia, is believed to have contracted the bacterial disease abroad., 1 Comment
Isheau Wong of Taiwan gained the country's first-ever ticket to compete in an equestrian event at the Olympic Games when she beat Samantha McIntosh of New Zealand to finish at the top of the Olympic qualifier competition in Hagen, Germany.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Citing the Internet as the main portal for youth sexual exploitation in Taiwan, NGOs stated yesterday that Internet corporations are not doing enough to alert authorities to sensitive information that could lead to children being exploited.
A rehabilitation center and a temporary care home for the hundreds of survivors of a deadly June 27 flash fire at a New Taipei water park opened in the city Wednesday.