Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Many leading Taiwan- and overseas-based businesses are having difficulty finding suitable land for use in Taiwan, according to government officials.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a push on Sunday for his country's nuclear technologies at a summit in Warsaw with leaders of four ex-Communist European Union countries, as part of his bid to boost the Asian powerhouse's exports.
A Chinese dissident who fled his home country to become a visiting scholar at New York University accused the school on Sunday of asking him to leave because of “unrelenting pressure” from China.
Former Control Yuan chief Wang Tso-yung (王作榮) yesterday received the Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon (一等卿雲勳章) from President Ma Ying-jeou.
The Co-operative Bank in Britain said on Monday that it was planning to increase its capital cushion by 1.5 billion pounds (US$2.4 billion) to secure its future but without resorting to state aid.
A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but a road by any other name might not sell as well. Residents in Fude Street, Taipei, recently showed overwhelming support in a petition to have their street annexed as a section of Xinyi Road.
India's central bank kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged on Monday, after three successive cuts, citing inflationary concerns and a weak rupee in the face of a global economic slowdown.
Taiwanese amateur Pan Cheng-tsung, who shows amazing poise for a 21 year-old, may be disappointed with his performance in the second half of the U.S. Open, but he has proven that he is a rising star who is ready to compete at a higher level.
Most fossil fuels must remain in the ground because burning them will unleash changes which will “challenge the existence of our society,” a new Australian government agency report warned Monday.
Two foreign students currently studying at a Taichung college were arrested for having sex in a park, Taichung police said.