Forestry Bureau admits it has lost track of bear cub

The Forestry Bureau’s Hualien Forest District Office on Saturday confirmed that it has lost track of a Formosan black bear cub released back into...

Taxidermy offers way to help pet owners grieve

Taxidermist Kuo Wei-hung (郭偉宏) has always wanted to provide pet owners with a different way to remember their pets, something more than photographs or...

Chocolates, coconut oil questioned

By Hsieh Chun-lin and William Hetherington  /  Staff reporters, with staff writer Control Yuan members Tien Chiu-chin (田秋堇) and Tsai Chung-yi (蔡崇義) have urged the...

KMT says DPP handing out top jobs as rewards

Thirty-six chairpersons and CEOs at companies that the government has invested in are members of the pan-green camp who were given the positions as...

Ko explains why he is losing fans

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that the number of “likes” on his official Facebook page dropped by about 100,000 in the past...

KMT still trying to arrange for Wu and Gou to meet

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) yesterday said that it is still working on arranging a meeting between KMT Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) and Hon...

Han promises to improve military ties with the US

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) yesterday pledged to defend peace and boost military cooperation with the US...

Give Hong Kongers more scholarships: academics

Academics and other university staff are calling for an increase in scholarships and humanitarian assistance for students from Hong Kong to help those affected...

HK immigration to Taiwan surges 28%

As unrest in Hong Kong continues, some in the territory are looking to the less expensive rents, leafy green streets and relative political shelter...

AirAsia to remove booking fees for flights to Malaysia

Starting on Oct. 1, people booking AirAsia flights to Malaysia would not be required to pay booking fees, the Kuala Lumpur-based low-cost carrier announced...

Philippines yet to confirm African swine fever: office

Authorities in the Philippines have yet to confirm the presence of African swine fever (ASF) there, the nation’s representative to Taiwan said yesterday, after...

Highway authority unveils short film touting its work

The Directorate-General of Highways (DGH) yesterday said it has produced a short film starring an award-winning actress to explain to the public the agency’s...

Number of invasive green iguanas growing

The number of green iguanas in the wild has been increasing, with more than 2,500 removed from Kaohsiung and Pingtung County alone this year,...

Taiwanese firms in China looking to southbound nations

More Taiwanese companies with operations in China are looking to countries targeted by Taipei’s New Southbound Policy as investment possibilities as the US-China trade...

Taitung home urged for F-16V wing

The Ministry of National Defense should select the Taitung Air Force Base to house its planned F-16V tactical fighter wing, Institute of National Defense...

Hou, Lu not ready to head Han offices

By Shih Hsiao-kuang, Chiu Shu-yu and Sherry Hsiao  /  Staff reporters, with staff writer The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) has asked its 15 mayors and...

Integrity of fourth estate has to be maintained: Ko

News outlets should maintain the fourth estate’s integrity instead of becoming political propaganda agencies or tools for personal power, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲)...

TAPA could draw votes from DPP, some pundits say

The Taiwan Action Party Alliance (TAPA), formed yesterday with the support of traditional pan-green voters and Taiwanese independence groups, could draw a sizeable block...

Pro-independence TAPA launched in Taipei

The Taiwan Action Party Alliance (TAPA, 一邊一國行動黨) was launched at an event in Taipei yesterday with a number of pan-green camp veterans in attendance...

MAC tells New Party to limit PRC links

By Chen Yun, Chung Li-hua and William Hetherington  /  Staff reporters, with staff writer The New Party should curb its contact with China or risk...

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