Category Archives: Medical

Water shortage looming in Tainan

Taipei, Although cold weather fronts have brought some rain to Taiwan in recent days, a water shortage has been looming in southern Taiwan, in particular Tainan, as reservoirs there are drying up.

Chien Chen-yuan (???), deputy director-general of the Southern …

Formosa Plastics Group head takes helm of major business association

Taipei, Wang Wen-yuan (???), president of the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) conglomerate, assumed the position Tuesday as chairman of the Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI), one of Taiwan’s major business associations.

Wang, previously vice chairman of the CNFI, took …

3-in-1 transportation pass in Greater Taipei launched

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) A new pass for unlimited rides on public transportation systems in Taipei and New Taipei over a 30-day period went into use Monday after advance sales of the special ticket fell short of expectations.

The 3-in-1 …

Pompeo asserts importance of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

Washington, April 12 (CNA) U.S. Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo asserted Thursday the importance of Washington’s arms sales to Taiwan, which he noted is consistent with its one-China policy.

“I think it’s important as much as America has done for …

Building of Taoyuan airport’s terminal 3 cannot meet 2020 deadline

Taipei, Construction of a third terminal at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will not be completed by its previously scheduled deadline of 2020, Minister of Transportation and Communications Ho Chen Tan (???) said Thursday.

Ho Chen told reporters that the original …