Taiwan legislative committee suspended temporarily after employee from environmental agency infected with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An employee from the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), which has sickened 169 people and killed two in Taiw...

Regional environmental education center launched by Taiwan, US

The Global Environmental Education Partnership Asia-Pacific Regional Center opened Dec. 3 in the central city of Taichung, highlighting the commitment of Taiwan and the U.S. to ensuring a healthy and ...

New Zealand entrepreneurs promote green consumption in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealand entrepreneur Justin Lambie and his brother Andrew Lambie were invited to exhibit flip-flops their company creates from marine debris at the 2019 Taipei Interna...

Taiwan's ban on plastic straws kicks in today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's ban on the use of single-use plastic straws goes into effect today (July 1), although those who order take-out or delivery will receive a reprieve, for now. In ...

Taiwan to see plastic straws slashed by 100 million as new policy takes effect July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is expected to cut the number of plastic straws by 100 million with new regulations going into effect July 1, although the island consumes a staggering 3 billion st...

Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...