Tuesday, April 21, 2015
A special Cloud Gate Dance Theater (雲門舞集) train made its debut yesterday afternoon, featuring strong Cloud Gate images on the exterior and interior of the train, celebrating the grand opening of its new headquarters in Tamsui.
An 11-year-old girl from Cambodia expressed gratitude Monday to a Taiwanese donor whom she said helped prevent her family from being torn apart and gave her an opportunity to go to school.
Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) on Sunday, April 19 presented local filmmakers with recognition, prizes and accolades during the awards ceremony of the 2015 Tainan 39-hour Short Film Contestival (2015臺南39小時拍片競賽).
As the Taipei Spring Computer Show 2015 drew to a close yesterday, exhibitors reported higher sales for computers, GPS, smart and wearable devices.
Foreign orders totaled US$490 million (NT$15.218 billion) in March, registering 1.3 percent growth year-on-year, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) launched a successor to its affordable ZenFone series in Japan on Monday, part of its strategy to triple its global smartphone shipments this year.
Largan Precision Co. (大立光), one of Taiwan's leading smartphone camera lens suppliers, announced Thursday a gross margin of 56.7 percent for the first quarter of this year, beating market expectations.
The value of high-end commercial property in Taiwan for the first quarter of this year fell more than 60 percent from a quarter earlier, according to statistics compiled by Yung Ching Realty Group (永慶房屋) with analysts attributing the fall to cautious sentiment toward a government tax reform plan.
Trend Micro Inc. (趨勢科技), a Taiwan-based developer of Internet security software, opened an office Monday in Taipei jointly with two local startups to expand its global footprint in mobile applications.
Taiwan's government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業研究院) is planning to set up 10 new innovation companies by the end of this year.
A record high in mainland yuan deposits taken by banks registered in Taiwan as of the end of March show optimism that the Chinese currency will appreciate against the U.S. dollar in the long run, analysts said.
Monday, April 20, 2015
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 9:42 a.m. Monday, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that Farglory (遠雄) could present its own plans to address the Taipei Dome safety issues., 1 Comment
Renowned dance group Cloud Gate Dance Theater (雲門舞集) held a ceremony yesterday to celebrate the opening of its brand new theater and home complex in Tamsui., 1 Comment