NGO calls for amendment to medical care act to increase social welfare funds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - According to a survey conducted by the Taiwan Healthcare Reform Foundation last year, reported by the Chinese-language Liberty Times, over 80 percent of social workers believed ...

Paraguay congress president visits Taiwan’s I-Mei food factory

President of Paraguay's congress Roberto Acevedo Quevedo on Friday led a delegation of Senators to I-Mei Foods Co, one of Taiwan’s largest food companies and store chains, and its factory in...

World media reacts to Taiwan court ruling on same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Council of Grand Justices on Wednesday ruled the current civil law banning same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional, ordering the legislature to either amend the ...

Taiwan April export orders rise for 9th straight month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s export orders increased year-on-year for the ninth consecutive month in April, but slower than forecast, according to data released by the Ministry of Econo...

Eleven of ROC’s diplomatic allies submit proposal backing nation’s WHA inclusion

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - The World Health Organization (WHO) stated Friday that it has received a joint proposal from a total of 11 countries endorsing Taiwan’s participation in the upcoming World ...

Taiwan representative promotes tourism in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines, Gary Lin (林松煥), held a media luncheon on Friday, promoting tourism in Taiwan while giving details on the government’s &ld...

Taiwan ranks 45th in global healthcare quality index

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan has been ranked 45th in a global list of countries assessed for health care availability and quality (HAQ), while the tiny European nation of Andorra topped the list with...

‘Taiwan Desk’ set up in India to bolster investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A new “Taiwan Desk” was set up at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECO) in New Delhi, India on Thursday, as part of the government’s effort to facilit...

Taiwan President meets with Taiwanese-Canadian designer Jason Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday met with New York-based Taiwanese-Canadian artist and designer Jason Wu and his family, praising the designer as “the pride of Ta...

Taiwan to lead delegation to Geneva to protest WHA exclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A delegation led by Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare (MHW) Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) is planning to travel to Geneva on May 20 to protest against the nation’s exc...

Taipower hit by ransomware

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The state-owned Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) confirmed Monday that as many as 779 computers at the Taipower offices had been infected with the WannaCry ransomware in last wee...

Unstable weather to last until Dragon Boat Festival holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Expect unstable weather throughout the week as a front passing through Taiwan Monday afternoon is forecast to bring rain and on-and-off showers across the island. The annual ...

Taiwan students petition for nation’s WHA inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Students studying at a number of universities in Kaohsiung are launching a petition to lobby the World Health Organization (WHO) to include Taiwan in the upcoming World Health A...

Average age of first-time mothers in Taiwan rises to 30.7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Women in Taiwan are waiting longer to have their first child, as the average age of first time mothers has risen to new heights, according to the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) ...

Approaching front to bring more rain throughout week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A front that is forecast to pass through Taiwan Monday will bring rain and on-and-off showers across the island which will last through the week, according to the Central Weathe...