Scuffles, thrown projectiles and overall chaos marred a Tainan City speakership by-election Monday, which ended with several hospitalizations and the election of the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Lai Mei-hui.
The Economic Minister on Monday said that the Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corporation's (FCFC) operations abide by the law after the Changhua County Government rejected the company's application to operate 34 times.
The Kaohsiung City Government has said residents who were subject to land expropriation have been "misleading the public" and that all actions taken to relocate them were within the law.
All of the chickens at a farm in Changhua County in central Taiwan were culled Sunday after they were found to have been infected with the H5N2 subtype avian influenza.
Students from Ciaotou Elementary School's Syucuo branch in the shadow of Formosa Plastic's largest petrochemicals complex have been relocated four times in four years.
Participants in the 2016 Ironman Taiwan triathlon competition are seen competing in Penghu on Sunday, Oct. 2. The 226-kilometer triathlon kicked off in the early hours of Sunday, with over 1,000 competitors -- among them 28 foreign participants from all over the world -- seeking completion of the track within 17 hours.
The Alishan Forest Railway in southern Taiwan will resume service at 8 a.m. Sunday, its operator said Saturday.
A farm product fair kicked off in Taiwan's outlying Kinmen County on Saturday with about 100 exhibitors displaying a wide range of agricultural products from Taiwan proper and its three outlying counties.
Growing storefront rents on THE busy Section 4 of Zhongxiao East Road have driven more businesses away, as they move to cheaper commercial areas like Ximending and Xinyi District, according to London-based real estate consultancy DTRE.
The Presidential Office is lit up Saturday night as it receives visitors during Taiwan's first Nuit Blanche, which was organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the Taipei City Government.