(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A worker at a chemical plant in Taoyuan City was hospitalized and some residents nearby were evacuated Sunday after a leak of nitrous gases developed at the facility, according to firefighters.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Electricity prices in Taiwan will increase by no more than 10 percent if the country phases out nuclear power by 2025, Economics Minister Lee Chih-kung (李世光) said Saturday, rejecting projections of a 40 percent hike.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Amendments to the Urban Renewal Act finally rolled out on May 4. That, along with a law passed at the end of April to expedite the reconstruction of old and dangerous urban buildings, mean that President Tsai Ing-wen administration's “social housing, rental and urban renewal” housing policies have already made huge strides before she has completed a full year in office. With the full support of the central government, can urban renewal -- which had previously ground to a halt -- be able to open new doors?
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Sharp Corp., a Japanese subsidiary of Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), confirmed Saturday that it is planning to set up a flat panel plant in the United States.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - In the wake of China's announcement late Friday that Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) is being held for suspected subversion of state power, Taiwan's Ministry of Justice (MOJ) on Saturday demanded Beijing inform Taipei of Lee's current condition based on a cross-Taiwan Strait agreement on the joint combat of crime and judicial cooperation.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Two Hong Kong independence activists who were stripped of their status as lawmakers last year pleaded not guilty Friday to charges over chaos at the city's parliament.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - On May 29, the U.S. and the world commemorate the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's birth.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Over the past decade, Taiwan's yearly car sales have seen nearly zero growth. In an unfavorable environment, only one enterprise has posted a rise in profit, with growth that's about two-fold. This company isn't a high-tech firm with an arsenal of unique technology, and it's not a manufacturing firm with iron-willed management.
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - On his whirlwind Taiwan stop, Hollywood star Tom Cruise found time to sit down for afternoon tea with pop diva Jolin Tsai, who surprised him with a homemade cake themed on “The Mummy.”