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Premier opposes peace agreement with China

<p>Taipei, Taiwan should not sign a peace agreement with China, which is the least friendly nation to Taiwan, Premier Su Tseng-chang said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker Wang Ting-yu asked the premier in an interpellation session about his …</p>
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Ferret-badger in Hualien tests positive for rabies

<p>Taipei, A ferret-badger caught in eastern Hualien County last month tested positive for rabies, the county's Animal Health Inspection and Prevention Office said recently.</p><p></p><p>Hsu Chen-Hsiung Da-an village chief under Guangfu Township, told CNA Sun...
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Gou’s Guangzhou LCD plant to start production in October

<p>Taipei, A liquid-crystal display (LCD) plant in Guangzhou, in which Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou has invested, is slated to start mass production in October, according to the company.</p><p></p><p>An advanced 8K mask aligner, a device ...
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Taiwan finds niche in Chinese teaching

<p>Taiwan's democracy and its open and diverse environments are the main draws for foreign nationals who want to master their Chinese language skills, despite keen competition from China, according to local scholars.</p><p></p><p>"Taiwan still has a niche in t...
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Outdoor activities popular as Chinese New Year holiday sees warm weather

<p>Many people enjoyed cycling and other outdoor activities on the third day of the Year of the Pig. That's as Taiwan saw sunny and partly cloudy skies throughout the island that day. </p><p>The weather will change though on Thursday evening …</p>
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Migrant worker 2018 remittances to top US$3 billion: Central Bank

<p>Taipei, Migrant workers likely remitted more than US$3 billion out of Taiwan in 2018, reflecting their growing numbers in the country, according to the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan).</p><p></p><p>In the first 11 months of 2018, migrant &he...
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Tens of thousands flock to temples for luck

<p>An estimated 70,000 people flocked to the Zihnan Temple in Nantou County yesterday, the first day of the Year of the Pig, to receive special coins and pray for wealth and fortune.</p><p>A famous Earth God temple in the county's …</p>
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What to Watch for During Trump’s State of the Union Address

<p>President Donald Trump, a uniter?</p><p>That's the approach advisers say Trump will take in his first State of the Union address delivered under divided government. A president who's mocked everyone from women to the U.S. intelligence community, foreign lea...
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Huge online gambling ring busted in Kaohsiung

<p>Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung police have arrested 10 people and seized NT$623,000 (US$20,250) cash in a raid on a gambling ring that allegedly was running an online operation, the city's Yancheng Precinct said Sunday.</p><p></p><p>Acting on a tip-off, police raide...
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