Category Archives: Medical

FAT to restore five canceled flights to get passengers home

| May 20, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), a mediumsized international carrier in Taiwan, announced Monday it will restore five flights that were originally canceled through the end of May to transport stranded passengers home.


FAT’s poor flight planning to blame for cancellations: CAA

| May 19, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Lastminute flight cancellations on May 17 by Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), a mediumsized international carrier in Taiwan, were a result of the carrier's poor flight planning, constrained by its aging fleet, the …

DPP to include cellphone respondents in presidential primary

| May 17, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Cellphone interviews will be included in polls to be conducted that will determine the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) nominee in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, the party said Friday.

The agreement was reached after …

Man fined for causing ‘public panic’ with shared photo

| May 16, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, A man who took and shared a photo purporting to show a large crack down the middle of a road in downtown Taipei following an earthquake was fined NT$3,000 (US$96.26) Thursday by the Taipei …

President Tsai and challenger Lai to hold televised debates

| May 15, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen and former Premier Lai Ching-te will hold a series of televised debates ahead of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) primary for next year's presidential election, the party said Wednesday.

At …

Canadian girl encourages Taiwanese children to help the needy

| May 14, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Eleven-year-old Canadian Jayda Atkins, known in her community for placing warm clothing on light poles during winter for people in need, encouraged schoolchildren in Taipei on Tuesday to put their ideas into action when …

Costco Taiwan suspends sales of IMei fresh milk

| May 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Costco Taiwan has pulled IMei brand fresh milk off the shelves of its outlets after a few consumers questioned the freshness of the product.

A consumer complained on Costco's Facebook page that the IMei …

Magnitude 3.9 earthquake jolts northeastern Taiwan

| May 10, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, A magnitude 3.9 earthquake occurred off the coast of Yilan County on Friday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The quake, which occurred at 9:49 p.m., was centered 31.7 kilometers southeast of Yilan County …

Medical community supports second term for Tsai

| May 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan's medical community on Thursday launched an endorsement campaign in support of a second term for President Tsai Ing-wen urging the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to skip a primary that it said could …

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