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Kinmen kills 58 cattle to prevent the spread of lumpy skin disease

Kinmen,  Kinmen County has culled another 58 cattle to prevent a spread of lumpy skin disease after local authorities found the infectious and occasionally fatal cattle disease in some of the county’s cattle earlier this week. Of the 58 cattle...
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Top male badminton player survives scare in national team finals

Taipei,  Teams sponsored by Taiwan Cooperative Bank (TCB) won both the men’s and women’s titles of the National Badminton Team Championships on Sunday, but world No. 2 Chou Tien-chen (周天成) was nearly upset by world No. 154 Chen Chi-ting (陳...
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Two Indonesian workers on motorbike die in accident with truck

Yilan,  Two Indonesian migrant workers riding a motorbike were killed in a traffic accident in Zhuangwei Township in Yilan County when they were run into by a pickup truck Sunday morning. The motorbike riders, both Indonesian nationals, were rushed to...
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Thousands attend opening of hot air balloon festival in Taitung

Taipei,  Nearly 10,000 people attended the opening of the 10th Taiwan International Balloon Festival at sunrise Saturday, according to the Taitung County government. A total of 18 hot air balloons gathered at the Luye Highland in the eastern county for...
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Divorces coming earlier in marriages: MOI statistics

Taipei,  Of the 54,346 divorces recorded in Taiwan in 2019, more than a third came in the first five years of marriage, up sharply from 10 years ago, according to statistics released by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) Saturday....
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Kidney treatment tops list of illnesses with biggest outlays

Taipei,  Taiwan’s national health insurance system spent more to treat chronic kidney disease than any other disease in 2019, according to a list of the 10 ailments with the biggest outlays released Saturday by the National Health Insurance Administrati...
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Street in New Taipei collapses, nearby residents evacuated

Taipei,  The New Taipei government has ordered a construction site in Yunghe District to be shut down after it allegedly caused a nearby street to collapse and forced residents in the area to be evacuated. A total of 158 people...
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CORONAVIRUS/Students struggle to find summer jobs: survey

Taipei,  Students in Taiwan are having trouble finding summer jobs in an economy that has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the results of a survey released Friday. The “2020 post-pandemic students’ summer work intention survey&...
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National Badminton Team Championships start in Taipei

Taipei,  The National Badminton Team Championships, the first competitive event for many players in four months, started in Taipei Thursday, with Taiwan’s top two male players winning their opening matches. World No. 2 Chou Tien-chen (周天成), who pl...
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