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Formosa Alliance rally draws 130,000

PUNISHMENT? Several DPP members attended the rally despite the party’s ban, but DPP leadership said they would not be punished, because they are not candidates Taipei Times Date: Oct 21, 2018 By: Lin Chia-nan  / …

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Quick-drying clothes found to have carcinogens

Radio Taiwan International Date: 2018-10-19 More than one third of quick-drying clothes on the market contain excessive levels of metallic elements. That’s according to a spot-check conducted by the Chinese Taipei Consumers Foundation. Quick-drying clothes are becoming increasingly…

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Self-driving bus to debut at Taichung Flora Expo

Radio Taiwan International Date: 2018-10-19 Taiwan’s first-ever medium-sized self-driving bus is set to the hit the road by the end of the year. That’s according to the economics ministry on Friday. The bus is to undergo trials at the Taichung…

Taiwan News: Interpol, Vatican Reject Taiwan

Your daily bulletin of Taiwan news, courtesy of ICRT. The News Lens Date: 2018/10/19 By: International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is voicing its regret over Interpol’s refusal to accept a request to allow Taiwan to attend its…

Taipower bid to scrap EIAs for Shenao plant received

Taipei Times Date: Oct 20, 2018 By: Lin Chia-nan  /  Staff reporter The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday said that it received an application from Taiwan Power Co (Taipower) to scrap environmental impact assessment (EIA) approvals for the Shenao power plant.…