Friday, October 9, 2015
Traffic controls will be implemented on the nation's freeways to cope with anticipated spikes before and during the Oct. 9-11 Double Ten holiday weekend, the National Freeway Bureau said Thursday.
Volkswagen's U.S. chief revealed he knew more than a year ago that the group's cars possibly breached pollution rules, as he prepared to apologize Thursday before Congress over the massive scandal.
Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honored for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Kuomintang (KMT) Central Standing Committee (CSC) yesterday passed a motion to convene an extraordinary national party congress in a move to oust current presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) as the party's nominee.
Doctors Without Borders called for an independent and unprecedented fact-finding mission on Wednesday to investigate a U.S. airstrike on a hospital run by the medical aid group in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Taiwanese passport holders can now obtain visa waivers, landing visas or e-visas to 153 countries and territories as five more countries recently granted Taiwan such privileges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
The American air strike on a Kunduz hospital was a mistake, the top US commander in Afghanistan acknowledged Tuesday, as the Pentagon expressed deep regret for the deaths.
Shares of Samsung Electronics closed up 8.7 percent, its biggest daily gain since January, 2009. Expectations that Samsung would dole out some of its cash to shareholders through a share buyback help fuel the rise.