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Taiwan is model of women’s empowerment in politics: AIT chief

<p></p><p>Taipei, Taking President Tsai Ing-wen (???) as an example, the de facto U.S. ambassador to Taiwan said Monday that Taiwan is a model in terms of empowering women as leaders in politics.</p><p></p><p>Speaking during the opening ceremony of a women's …</p>
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Hiring outlook for Q1 2019 weakens amid caution on economy: poll

<p>Taipei, Dec. 8 (CNA) The hiring outlook in Taiwan for the first quarter of next year has weakened as employers are cautious about the economic climate in 2019, according to a survey released earlier this week by 1111 online job …</p>
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Asia Reassurance Initiative Act clears U.S. Senate

<p></p><p>Washington, Dec. 5 (CNA) The United States Senate on Tuesday passed the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018, which includes a section reaffirming U.S. commitment to Taiwan, particularly arms sales.</p><p></p><p>The legislation was introduced in A...
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Human rights should never be put to a vote: U.N. official

<p>Taipei, Human rights issues should never be put to a vote, a visiting United Nations official said Monday, commenting on the passage of three referendums in Taiwan on Nov. 24 against gay rights.</p><p></p><p>In his opening address at a freedom …</p>
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All Taiwanese bear consequences of referendum vote: Frank Hsieh

<p>Taipei, All Taiwanese must bear the consequences of Saturday's referendum result in favor of maintaining a ban on imports of agricultural and food products from areas in Japan affected by the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011, Taiwan's top envoy &hel...
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Rain forecast to cool weather for Wednesday

<p>Taipei, A cloud system from the south that continues to move north will bring rain around Taiwan and push temperatures lower on Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).</p><p></p><p>The CWB said daytime temperatures on Wednesday are expecte...
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No plan to cut iPhone XR prices: Major telecom operators

<p>Taipei, Taiwan's three major telecom operators said Tuesday they have no plan to follow their Japanese counterparts in cutting the price of the latest iPhone XR amid slower than expected global demand.</p><p></p><p>Chunghwa Telecom Co., one of Taiwan's big ...
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Cabinet to re-evaluate energy policy with Legislature: Premier

<p>Taipei, Premier Lai Ching-te (???) said Monday he respected the result of the recent referendum related to nuclear power and will have his Cabinet work with the Legislative Yuan to re-evaluate the country's energy policies.</p><p></p><p>The details to the d...
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KMT’s Lu Shiow-yen claims victory over incumbent Taichung mayor

<p>Taipei, Lu Shiow-yen (???) of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) declared victory in the Taichung mayoral election Saturday, beating incumbent Lin Chia-lung (???) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).</p><p>Lin had earlier conceded the election and urged ...
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