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Huang debates recall supporter - World News
Huang debates recall supporter 6 days ago
The New Taipei City Election Commission yesterday held a televised debate between New Power Party (NPP) Executive Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) and Sun Chi-cheng (孫繼正), chairman of the Greater Taipei Stability
TRA to implement full refund if train is 30 minutes late -World News
TRA to implement full refund if train is 30 minutes late 7 days ago
The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Monday said that next year passengers would be given a full refund if the train they are traveling on is more than 30 minutes behind schedule. The TRA has decided to unilaterally revise its agreement with pass
FEATURE: Movies highlight artisans, environment -World News
FEATURE: Movies highlight artisans, environment 7 days ago
Chu Chuan-li (曲全力), who last month released his latest work, Formosa 3D (美力台灣3D), says he has not changed his style, despite converting from a director of commercial TV shows to one devoted to environment
Kaohsiung customs finds NT$25 million worth of cigarettes -World News
Kaohsiung customs finds NT$25 million worth of cigarettes 7 days ago
A shipping container of smuggled cigarettes estimated to have a market value of about NT$25 million (US$833,528) was yesterday seized at the Port of Kaohsiung, customs officers said. A recent review of shipping lists raised suspicions about a container
Taoyuan airport exhibition showcases Matsu to visitors -World News
Taoyuan airport exhibition showcases Matsu to visitors 7 days ago
A special exhibit on Matsu processions opened on Monday at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to introduce visitors to Taiwanese culture and religious practices. The exhibit is titled “Hello Miss Lin,” a reference to the surname attributed
Police arrest two men, find cache of weapons -World News
Police arrest two men, find cache of weapons 7 days ago
Police on Monday arrested two men in Taoyuan on Monday on charges of firearms possession and suspicion of involvement in gang-related activity. They said they found a cache of firearms and bullets when they arrested a 28-year-old man surnamed Chen (&
Dead bird raises concern over new H5N6 -World News
Dead bird raises concern over new H5N6 7 days ago
A dead black-faced spoonbill found in Tainan was on Monday confirmed to have been infected with a highly pathogenic H5N6 subtype of avian influenza in the first such case in the nation. The bird was found at Taijiang National Park (台江Þ
Bureau using ETC system to track speeding drivers -World News
Bureau using ETC system to track speeding drivers 7 days ago
Apart from collecting tolls from motorists, the electronic toll collection (ETC) system now has another function: assisting police in catching speeding drivers. By examining data collected by the ETC system’s gantries in September and October, the
REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Taiwanese CCP members also a threat -World News
REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Taiwanese CCP members also a threat 7 days ago
The Legislative Yuan is in the process of amending the legal definition of treason from colluding with “foreign states” to collusion with “foreign states or enemies.” Those changes are expected to close legal loopholes that have
Lawmakers seek support for family caregivers bill -World News
Lawmakers seek support for family caregivers bill 7 days ago
Three Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) lawmakers yesterday sought support for their proposed amendment to the Long-Term Care Services Act (長期照護服務法) that would offer government subsidies to people who take
Expert says air pollution issue is overexaggerated -World News
Expert says air pollution issue is overexaggerated 7 days ago
The problem of air pollution has been overexaggerated by some environmental groups and the media, Taiwan Professional Environmental Engineers Association chairman Hu Ssu-tsung (胡思聰) told a forum yesterday, calling on the government
ANALYSIS: DPP likely to suffer little fallout from amendment -World News
ANALYSIS: DPP likely to suffer little fallout from amendment 7 days ago
The latest amendment to the Labor Standards Act (勞動基準法) on Monday cleared a critical legislative committee review amid heated opposition, but the repercussions from the contentious legislative proceedings and the propo
Criticism continues over DPP labor bill -World News
Criticism continues over DPP labor bill 7 days ago
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday received more criticism for failing to observe legislative procedures during a review on Monday of a controversial amendment to the Labor Standards Act (勞動基準法). With the
Taiwan News Quick Take -World News
Taiwan News Quick Take 8 days ago
HOUSING Hundreds to be demolished The New Taipei City Government plans to start tearing down 205 illegal rooftop dwellings on Friday in the wake of a fatal fire last month, Public Works Department chief Chu Ti-chih (朱愓之) said. The f
Chiayi County chief holds show for fundraising -World News
Chiayi County chief holds show for fundraising 8 days ago
Chiayi County Commissioner Helen Chang (張花冠) is holding an exhibition of her paintings to raise funds for next year’s Lantern Festival, which is to be held in the county. The exhibition at the Chiayi Performing Arts Center fea
PROFILE: Academic puts Taiwan on fish map -World News
PROFILE: Academic puts Taiwan on fish map 8 days ago
A young assistant researcher at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium has been making a name for himself and the country in the field of ichthyology, with two species named after him and having participated in the discovery of hundreds of n
ECTR DNA can suppress cancer cells: academic -World News
ECTR DNA can suppress cancer cells: academic 8 days ago
The presence of extra-chromosomal telomeric repeat (ECTR) DNA could suppress alternative lengthening of telomeres (ALT) in cancer cells, Academia Sinica member Chen Liuh-Yow (陳律佑) told a news conference on Tuesday last week. Cancer
‘Anthropomorphic jar’ back on display after restoration -World News
‘Anthropomorphic jar’ back on display after restoration 8 days ago
An “anthropomorphic jar” is today to go back on display in New Taipei City’s Shihsanhang Museum of Archeology after the conclusion of a month-long conservation project by Louvre Museum artifact conservator Stephanie Nisole. The conserv
Northeast monsoon brings air pollution from China: EPA -World News
Northeast monsoon brings air pollution from China: EPA 8 days ago
Air pollution brought from China by a northeast monsoon yesterday began affecting northern Taiwan and is expected to linger until noon today, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) Environmental Monitoring and Information Management Director-Gene
Cold front lowers temperatures -World News
Cold front lowers temperatures 8 days ago
A cold air mass brought by a northeast monsoon arrived in northern Taiwan yesterday and another one is expected on Friday, the Central Weather Bureau said. The first cold air mass was forecast to lower the temperature in northern Taiwan to 16°C last
NCC nixes cheap cable schemes -World News
NCC nixes cheap cable schemes 8 days ago
Cable operators will not be allowed to offer cheap subscription packages by leaving out news channels or popular TV channels from their channel lineup, the National Communications Commission (NCC) said. By law, cable operators must have their proposed s
Ko, minister meet to discuss stalled Shezidao project -World News
Ko, minister meet to discuss stalled Shezidao project 8 days ago
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday met with Minister of the Interior Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) to discuss a long-stalled proposed development project for Shilin District’s (士林) Shezidao (Ķ
Transitional justice bill limited: KMT foundation -World News
Transitional justice bill limited: KMT foundation 8 days ago
The National Policy Foundation yesterday called for extending the coverage of a proposed transitional justice bill instead of targeting the former Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) regime. The foundation, a think tank founded by the KMT, held a news confe
Baseball group accused of ‘united front’ tactics -World News
Baseball group accused of ‘united front’ tactics 8 days ago
Pan-green camp lawmakers on Sunday accused a cross-strait baseball tournament of being part of China’s “united front” strategy after a banner that read “both sides of the [Taiwan] Strait are one family” was hung on the fiel
US must pressure China on N Korea: US ex-official -World News
US must pressure China on N Korea: US ex-official 8 days ago
The US should step up efforts to encourage China to cooperate in reining in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, a former US official said, adding that it can start by deepening ties with Taiwan. The North’s missile test on Tuesday last week sho