Thursday, October 16, 2014
Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) yesterday announced that 18 banks have agreed to donate NT$426 million to the former employees of Hualong Textiles (華隆紡織廠) who were dismissed without redundancy payments or retirement pensions.
The Baltimore Orioles' Taiwan-native starter Wei-Yin Chen did his best on Tuesday's game against the Kansas Royals in a solid two-earned-runs, 5 1/3-innings.
In a bid to assist ongoing government policies aimed at stimulating tourism, the central bank yesterday announced that it is mulling a move to raise the limit on the amount of New Taiwan dollars visitors may bring into the country from NT$60,000 to NT$100,000.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday dismantled a Taoyuan-based health supplement fraud operation following the arrest of 9 suspects, including its ringleader.
Taiwan will soon complete a design blueprint for a submarine as it strives to build indigenous submarines to replace its aging fleet, a Navy official said Wednesday at an international seminar in Taipei., 1 Comment
Taiwan's average wealth per adult in U.S.dollar terms grew 3.7 percent annually during the 2000-2014 period based on the current greenback value, according to a Credit Suisse report.
Kiribati has launched an investigation into a missing aid fund donated by Taiwan earlier this year, a case in which Interpol has involved itself in, officials said Wednesday.
Vietnam-based budget airline VietJet said Wednesday it will start operating a route between Ho Chi Minh City (胡志明市) and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Dec. 12 to tap growing demand for air travel between Vietnam's largest city and northern Taiwan.
Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek Inc. (聯發科) is working on smart surveillance solutions that will integrate its wearable and Internet of Thing (IoT, 物聯網) technology with computer maker Acer (宏碁) Inc.'s cloud platform.
Renowned Japanese poet Shuntaro Tanikawa is set to grace this year's Taipei Poetry Festival, which will kick off a series of poetry events around the city beginning Oct. 18.