Monday, March 2, 2015
South Korea has been portrayed as the biggest threat to Taiwan's machine tool sector as it prepares to sign a free trade deal with China, but one Taiwanese machine tool executive says the sector is currently under much greater pressure from Japan.
The Ministry of National Defense organized a very special road race at an air base in central Taiwan Friday, in a unique type of publicity drive aimed at boosting recruitment.
A former aide to President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that he will leave the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) if Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) is its presidential candidate in 2016.
Gasoline and diesel fuel prices from State-owned CPC and Taiwan's only privately run oil refiner Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (FPC) have both dropped today following a three-week price increase.
The number of South Korean tourists visiting Taiwan reached a record high in 2014 and is expected to continue to grow this year, a Taiwan tourism official stationed in Seoul said Saturday.
Ahead of the March 2-5 Mobile World Congress trade show in Spain, Taiwanese PC maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) unveiled a new Windows-based smartphone on Sunday that can be upgraded to accommodate the future Windows Phone 10 operating system.
Taiwanese IC companies said on Sunday that their primary objective this year will be to capture a share of the rapidly expanding market for automotive display chips.
A national anti-nuclear alliance calling for energy reforms is set to hold a protest march around Taiwan on March 14 to mark the fourth anniversary of Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
The top executives of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. have arrived in Spain to prepare for the company's new product launch at the Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobile show scheduled for March 2-5.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was brought to tears twice yesterday, before and during the National 228 Peace Memorial Day event., 6 Comments