Fishermen from three vessels were allowed onto Taiping Island's (太平島) pier late Monday night to restock supplies and receive medical attention, but they were prevented from setting foot on the island, stated the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) Tuesday.
Families of all but one Chinese victim of a tour bus fire signed settlement agreements with insurance companies, officials said on Tuesday. But some relatives expressed outrage, saying they had been left with no choice but to sign.
Boycotted by corporations, the Labor Ministry convened base wage review meeting concluded on Tuesday without reaching any substantive agreement.
Simon Chang (張善政) made his first public appearance in his new role as chairman of Taiwan Mobile Foundation Tuesday since stepping down from his role as Taiwan premier.
The Transportation Ministry said it would push harder to free up much-needed wireless spectrum for Taiwan's internet of things (IoT).
The Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) has been named the world's best digital bank in 2016 by the Euromoney magazine, beating out strong contenders such as BBVA of Spain, Citi of the U.S. and ING of the Netherlands, according to a press release recently issued by the DBS.
Earlier this year, the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE, 台北國際書展) successfully attracted more than half a million showgoers who visited some of the 1,706 booths or participated in one of the 875 activities during the six-day event.
The first-ever meeting of a Taiwan-Japan maritime affairs dialogue mechanism, originally slated for Thursday, will be postponed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday.
President Tsai Ing-wen's support dropped a total of 14 percentage points since she assumed office two months ago, the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation announced Tuesday.
A government-sponsored economic research group on Tuesday cut its forecast for the output growth of Taiwan's manufacturing sector in 2016, now saying it will fall into negative territory because of weak global demand.