Saturday, August 29, 2015
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has invited chefs from across Taiwan to participate in the second edition of an international cooking contest to claim the championship title and a free trip to the U.S.
Rain is likely across Taiwan through next Thursday due to moisture-bearing winds from the southwest, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.
More than 90 percent of parents are in favor of delaying school start times so that children can get more sleep, according to the results of a survey released by a local magazine.
As people around Taiwan were making offerings to wandering spirits on Ghost Festival day Friday, the New Taipei Animal Protection and Health Inspection Office and nine animal shelters in the city jointly held a Taoist religious service for wandering animal spirits.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday urged R.O.C. veterans not to attend the World War II commemorative activities to be held in mainland China next month in order to uphold national dignity.
Former Vice President Lien Chan's (連戰) planned attendance at a military parade in Beijing on Sept. 3 has drawn heavy criticism, and many politicians who once worked with Lien in the government have shied away from the issue.
NBA player Jordan Clarkson is expected to visit Taiwan together with the Philippines national basketball team for an upcoming international hoop tournament to kick off in New Taipei today, Taiwan's basketball association has said.
Dark brown sugar, often seen by many as a healthier alternative to other sweeteners, has been shown to have a known toxin, according to a local magazine's investigation., 1 Comment
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海) and Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL, 矽品) yesterday announced a strategic alliance via share swap in a bid to reject Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.'s (ASE, 日月光) hostile takeover of SPIL.
Shares in Taiwan rose for the fourth consecutive session Friday as investors took cues from a strong rebound on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.