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Control Yuan to review handling of forced labor allegations

Taipei,  Two members of the Control Yuan on Friday said they will investigate government agencies for alleged leniency toward two Taiwanese-owned fishing boats accused of engaging in forced labor practices against migrant fishermen. In a press release, Control Yuan members...
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Taiwan banks’ exposure to China falls to new low

Taipei,  The exposure of Taiwanese banks to China dropped to a new low as of the end of the second quarter, at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic and escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing has led Taiwanese lenders to...
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EVA Air Father’s Day flight features Hello Kitty fun

Taipei,  EVA Airways launched a special Father’s Day flight Saturday, with all 309 seats taken by Hello Kitty fans, on board a plane decorated with the popular Japanese cartoon character. Flight BR5288, which sounds similar to “BR I love Dad&#8221...
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Taipei court revokes bail, detains lawmaker over bribery case

Taipei,  The Taipei District Court on Saturday revoked a bail decision and ordered independent lawmaker Chao Cheng-yu (趙正宇) to be detained and held incommunicado over concerns he could destroy evidence or flee the country as a result of his involvement....
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Construction of Taipei Dome to be completed by end of 2021

Taipei,  The construction of the long-delayed Taipei Dome stadium is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021, the project’s main contractor Farglory Group said Saturday, after Taipei city Government approved the resumption of work following a five ...
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