A new passport design has been revealed, with the reactions to the design split along party lines.
The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) is planning a referendum concerning the government's plan to open to more US meat imports, which was announced earlier in the week.
Visiting Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil has invited his Taiwanese counterpart to visit the Czech Parliament.
Taiwan's official manufacturing purchasing manager's index (PMI) increased 1.9 percentage points to 56.0%, indicating growth in Taiwan's manufacturing sector for two consecutive months.
Local drug maker Adimmune has started the first phase of human trials for its experimental coronavirus vaccine.
A testing programme for coronavirus antibodies by the National Taiwan University's College of Public Health has found low rates of exposure to the virus among high-risk population groups.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it is resuming regular passenger flights to Taiwan, starting on 1 September.
The Ministry of Education says Chinese students enrolled in tertiary-level schools here in Taiwan are now allowed to enter the country. According to the ministry, the new regulation will benefit some 5,000 students from China.