Taiwanese baseball club The Rhinos say former major league slugger Manny Ramirez is leaving the club after only 49 games because he misses his family in New York.
After the outburst of public anger, amplified by official outrage orchestrated by an unpopular government, Taiwan is sounding less bellicose these days.
Marking the nation's first ever case of a forced blood alcohol test, a driver in Taipei who had refused to submit to a breathalyzer test yesterday morning was later transferred by police to a hospital to undergo analysis of blood alcohol levels in accordance with the Criminal Code.
There is one clear message Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, sent to his Kuomintang counterpart Ma Ying-jeou by meeting Wu Poh-hsiung at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last Thursday.
Taipei, June 19 Two Taiwanese tourists were injured during a traffic accident in Cambodia on Wednesday that left four people dead and seven injured, according to the Tourism Bureau.
Taipei, June 19 Taiwan said on Wednesday that it was grateful for the U.S. House's support for its bid to participate in the International Civil Aviation Organization , a United Nations specialized agency promoting safe and efficient travel.
Taipei, June 19 Israeli author and lecturer Tal Ben-Shahar advised Taiwan Wednesday to introduce positive psychology courses in schools to help students achieve happier and more fulfilling lives.
The London Metal Exchange, a member of HKEx Group, is the world centre for industrial metals trading, has approved Kaohsiung, Taiwan as a good delivery point for primary aluminium, aluminium alloy, copper, lead, nickel, tin and zinc.
's Association for Relations across the Taiwan Straits are scheduled to conclude the accord at their twice-a-year round of negotiations which opens in Shanghai June 20, but the details of the agreement have still not been revealed.
The Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance will propose common interface specifications and standards for driver circuits and lighting modules for Taiwan- and China-based LED lighting makers at the 2013 LED Lighting Taiwan exhibition, currently taking place at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, from June 18-20.
Guatemala has maintained stable ties with the ROC since the two countries forged official relations on June 15, 1933, Ma said in a meeting with Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina and his wife in Taipei.
One of the great joys of biking in Taiwan is meeting all the friendly people. With Taipei and Manila agreeing to forego the use of force in settling disputes at sea at a recent meeting, a pact which enormously favors Taipei since Philippines' boats rarely poach in Taiwan waters, but the reverse, alas, is all too common, the possibility of an actual ... (more)
Other leading members of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party were reportedly planning to attend a June 20-21 seminar in Beijing in another sign that contacts between the two sides are warming up after a long period of near-animosity.
Democratic Progressive Party legislative chief whip Ker Chien-ming was not guilty of breach of trust and of violating the Business Accounting Act, the Taiwan High Court ruled Tuesday, overturning a six-month prison sentence.
Former President Chen Shui-bian's recent suicide attempt was motivated by depression and not by changes in the Accounting Act, an opposition Democratic Progressive Party lawmaker said Tuesday.
The Xiamen Cultural and Art Center, which opened in 2007, is the biggest venue for public cultural activities in the city, including a popular sculpture square.