The China Post (Taiwan)

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan stock market has reached new highs despite the recent increase in minimum wages. The unemployment rate in March was just 3.68 percent, the second lowest rate in March over the past 19 years.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung said on April 24 that he already prepared his speech regarding Taiwan’s eventual non-participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA).

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Is Taiwan ready for bilingual education? In light of the government’s new policy goal, many foreigners living in Taiwan have already expressed concerns regarding the protection of their labor rights, such as Dave Patrick who told The China Post how he is taking his former employer to court for allegedly denying any paid time off for the past 8 years.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - In response to a recent Chinese jet incursion across the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan Legislator Chung Chia-pin of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) proposed that Taiwan boosts its defense by using S-2T anti-submarine aircraft. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - The 2019 Hakka Tong Blossom Festival in Yunlin will run on April 13-14 and April 20-21, featuring Tung flowers blooming all over Taiwan's mountainous area. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Tiffany Hsu, a 34-year-old actress from Taiwan who recently made a social media “faux pas,” apologized on April 10 for “liking” a post with discriminatory language against Chinese people.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - According to Bloomberg News, U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, even though the exact time of delivery remains unknown, likely in 2021, because of changes in production lines within manufacturer Lockheed Martin.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je met with officials from the U.S. National Security Council, Department of Defense, and State Department on March 19 (Eastern Time), during which he restated his ‘Five Mutual Principles.’

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan is having troubles retaining local talents as many high-school students opt for studying abroad for university. Besides, foreign colleges and companies are also actively recruiting Taiwanese talents.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan weather always gets warmer in spring, which also marks the beginning of the blooming season for calla lilies at the Bamboo Lake in Yangmingshan. Due to the warm winter this year, the 2019 Calla Lily Festival will run from March 29 to April 28.