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.
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.
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.
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.
Two foreign students currently studying at a Taichung college were arrested for having sex in a park, Taichung police said.
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is against Taiwan opening a representative office in China that has no substantive functions, a party spokesman said yesterday.
Hsieh Hsin-hsuan of Taiwan has arrived in South Australia for the final round of a competition to select the people who will get Australia's “Best Jobs in the World.”
Taiwan's total fixed capital investments for 2013 are expected to grow as the local semiconductor sector is gearing up to raise capital expenditure to meet rising demand, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said.
The number of workers on furlough in Taiwan has dropped by 29 percent to 806 in the past two weeks, according to statistics released by the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) yesterday.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
The Taiwan Research Institute (TRI) on Friday slashed its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2013 amid lackluster global economic indicators and weak domestic consumption.