Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) spokesman Chiu Chui-cheng on Thursday held the agency's first press conference since President Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration, saying the government was resolved to pursue cross-strait relations through friendly communication and dialogue.
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會) said Thursday it expected its usual cross-strait economic and trade activities to continue under President Tsai Ing-wen's administration.
Hsinchu City launched its first YouBike stations on Thursday morning, with the first 30 minutes of each ride free of charge for the first three months.
Premier Lin Chuan laid out "three wishes" for the new administration on Thursday during his first Cabinet meeting since taking office.
Minister of Health and Welfare Lin Tzou-yien (林奏延) spoke for Taiwan Wednesday at the United Nations World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, calling on the international community to support its increased participation in global health issues.
Twenty artists will work at a daylong event in Taipei on Sunday to raise money for queer refugees in Germany.
Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) on Wednesday reassured Taiwanese fishermen that they can now operate in the high seas near a Japan-claimed atoll in the Pacific Ocean without being detained by the Japanese coast guard.
Bosch, a global supplier of technology and services, ended its 2015 fiscal year with NT$11 billion (312 million euros) in consolidated sales in Taiwan. The company registered strong growth of 28 percent compared to the previous year, mainly driven by the MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) sensor business for the consumer electronic market.
The British Council IELTS Prize 2016-17 is now open for applications from students who are planning to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies locally or overseas in the academic year commencing in 2017.
Shares in Taiwan got a boost Wednesday from overnight gains on Wall Street but closed to below the 8,400-point mark, dealers said.