Candidates must address climate change, group says

Any candidate, regardless of party affiliation, winning in the Jan. 11 elections should clarify the nation’s energy transformation path through 2050 and plan “carbon...

Ministry warns of carbon monoxide poisoning in winter

Sixteen incidents of carbon monoxide poisoning, leading to four deaths, have been reported this year as of October, the Ministry of the Interior said...

Study shows student mood

About one-eighth of junior-high, senior-high and vocational students in Taipei and New Taipei City showed signs of a “clearly depressed mood” and are in...

CMUH to run new center

China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) is to open a children’s drug and medical device dispatching center next month, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen...

Officers face sexual assault charges

Two foreign military officers studying at National Defense University who were accused of sexually assaulting a woman were on Tuesday released on bail after...

Ko did not call self-rule supporters ‘trash’: TPP

The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) yesterday said its chairman, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), did not say that “those pursuing Taiwanese independence are all...

Tsai, Han discuss plans while on the campaign trail

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday said that she only has one word for anyone attempting to lead Taiwan into accepting China’s “one country, two...

CEC releases election candidates’ asset declarations

The Central Election Commission (CEC) has published the asset declarations made by candidates running in Jan. 11’s presidential and legislative elections, and invited the...

Assets committee targets Sun Yat-sen institute land

The Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee yesterday said it is probing the Sun Yat-sen Institution on Policy Research and Development, because it suspects that...

HK academic tells of system’s dark side

A visiting Hong Kong academic yesterday highlighted four negative effects China’s “one country, two systems” formula has had on Hong Kong.City University of Hong...

New HIV cases fall for a second consecutive year

The number of new HIV cases in Taiwan has fallen for a second consecutive year to 1,599, a year-to-date figure that could end up...

Uber to follow regulations

Ride-hailing service Uber on Friday said it would expand cooperation with taxi fleets, vehicle rental companies and transportation authorities to change its operating model...

Prosecutors seek Australia’s aid in spy claims

The Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office is hoping for help from Australia as it investigates the allegations of self-confessed Chinese spy William Wang Liqiang (王立強),...

HPA warns to take caution in winter weather

The Health Promotion Administration (HPA) on Friday said people with cardiovascular disease should use caution in cold weather, as acute cardiovascular disease events are...

Hotels billed as child-friendly fail safety inspections

More than 20 randomly selected child-friendly hotels do not meet government safety regulations, the Executive Yuan’s Department of Consumer Protection said on Tuesday.In September...

Feng secures slot in 2020 Olympics

Cyclist Feng Chun-kai (馮俊凱) has secured a place in the men’s road race at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, the first time in more than...

Early Western-style girls’ school marks 132 years

Alumnae of the Chang Jung Girls’ Senior High School, the first to offer a Western-style education in southern Taiwan, are celebrating its 132nd anniversary...

Doctor warns parents of obesity risks

Parents must pay special attention to their children’s diet and exercise needs, a Taipei doctor said, after a 13-year-old boy he treated for diabetes...

Vice president calls on Spain to sign crime accord

Taiwan and Spain should sign a mutual legal-assistance treaty to help curb international crime, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said yesterday as he received...

Chen Shui-bian not eligible for at-large seat: CEC official

Former president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) is not eligible to be a legislative candidate, Central Election Commission Acting Chairman Chen Chao-chien (陳朝建) said yesterday, after...

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