Feeds from 162 surveillance cameras across Taiwan are being streamed live on a publicly accessible website, potentially invading people's privacy, the Central News Agency (CNA) reported Saturday.
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (台塑石化), a privately owned fuel supplier, said Saturday that it would cut its diesel price in the local market but keep gasoline prices unchanged for the coming week.
The front of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is seen in Taipei on Saturday, Oct. 22. Activists draped over the monument two long black fabric banners urging the government to "reveal the truth of slaughters (by late President Chiang Kai-shek)" and to "Tear down the symbolic building of (Chiang's) authoritarian rule and settle past injustices."
The weather in northern Taiwan will turn cooler and wet starting Sunday afternoon as northeasterly winds and a new front move into the island, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Saturday.
The Navy is planning to spend NT$13 billion on mobile launcher vehicles for its Hsiung Feng III long-range missiles, according to local reports.
A Venezuelan woman has been arrested at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for alleged cocaine smuggling during a transit stop, the Aviation Police Bureau said Saturday.
The Legislative Yuan has approved an amendment to the Statute for the Establishment and Administration of the National Financial Stabilization Fund (國家金融安定基金設置及管理條例) to allow stepped-up monitoring of government use of the fund, which is aimed at stabilizing the local stock market.
A man who threatened to blow up Kaohsiung International Airport was arrested upon his return to Kaohsiung from Tianjin on Friday.
Two people wearing sumo wrestler costumes pose near Bitan River in Xindian District, New Taipei City on Saturday, Oct. 22. They were among the 5,000 or so people who joined a Sumo Run race hosted by Tigerair Taiwan.
Yunlin district prosecutors, police and officials from the Agriculture Department in the southern county of Yunlin inspect the Xilo Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Market on Saturday, Oct. 22. The group was on the lookout for illegal hoarding and price manipulation in the sale of fresh produce.