Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Universal Care Policy Alliance (UCPA, 普及照顧政策聯盟), a social welfare group, yesterday protested a new government policy that will allow slightly disabled people aged 85 and older to hire foreign caretakers., 1 Comment
Asian markets mostly fell again Tuesday, with Shanghai seeing another round of wild volatility a day after its heaviest one-day loss in more than eight years.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
With the endgame in sight to what could be the world's most ambitious trade deal, critics fear a controversial mechanism to protect investors will strengthen the hand of big business while eroding national sovereignty.
Shanghai stocks plummeted 8.48 percent on Monday, their biggest fall for more than eight years and defying government efforts to prop up the market as investors worry such support may not last and prospects for the broader economy dim.
Mainland China is lifting its ban on sales of video game consoles to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai.
The Investment Commission (投審會) yesterday approved 12 investment applications including US$2.7 billion worth of foreign projects by R.O.C. nationals, the most recorded in a single month.
CTSP Bureau head Wang Yong-jhuang (王永壯) has said that for the 12th anniversary of the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP, 中部科學工業園區), sales volume reached a record high of NT$500 billion last year.
Thailand's beleaguered national airline said Monday it will suspend flights to the U.S. as part of efforts to end years of losses.
Oil prices fell further in Asia Monday, hurt by a slump in the manufacturing sector in China, the world's top energy consuming nation.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Investment analysts expressed optimism over OTC market Taipei Exchange's performance in the latter half of 2015, amid expectation that Apple Inc. will unveil new products in September.