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Sunday, October 19, 2014
A move by China Steel Corp. (中鋼), one of the leading steel makers in Taiwan, to cut its domestic wholesale product prices for December delivery showed caution about demand in the fourth quarter, market analysts said Saturday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that Nanliao Fishery Harbor (南寮漁港) in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, will be upgraded into a direct cross-Taiwan Strait transportation harbor for the dual use for passengers and cargo.
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Market capitalization of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) fell more than 5 percent this week compared with a week earlier as the local main board suffered a plunge that reflected the continued foreign institutional selling, according to the TWSE.
E United Group (義聯集團), one of Taiwan's largest conglomerates, has teamed up with Chinese steelmaker Anshan Iron and Steel Group Co. (Ansteel, 鞍山鋼鐵集團) for future business expansion in a wide range of industries beyond the steel sector.
The launch of two new iPhones by Apple Inc. is expected to help Taiwanese firms in the U.S. consumer electronics giant's supply chain boost shipments and in turn lift Taiwan's export orders in September, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday.
The number of social service and charity groups in Taiwan has grown significantly over the past decade, suggesting the public was paying more attention to social welfare issues, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
Taiwan has issued an orange-level travel alert for southeastern parts of Turkey after pro-Kurdish protests there turned violent, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which urged Taiwanese nationals to avoid unnecessary travel to that area.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Former chairman of Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) and Wei Chuan Foods Corporation (味全食品), Wei Ying-chung (魏應充) and the manager of Ting Hsin's Pingtung oil factory, Tseng Chi-ming (曾啟明), were taken into custody yesterday.
Taiwan -- Wei detained in Ting Hsin scandal
Taiwan -- Chiang Been-huang appointed new minister of health & welfare
Chiang Been-huang (蔣丙煌), current minister without portfolio in charge of social welfare, health and technology issues at the Executive Yuan, will take over as minister of the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW), Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) confirmed yesterday during an interpellation session at the Legislative Yuan.
Taiwan -- Uni-President gets preferential treatment: lawmaker
Opposition party lawmaker Su Chun-ching (蘇震清) yesterday accused the government of providing Uni-President (統一) with preferential treatment amid the recent food safety crisis, while much harsher repercussions were imposed over Namchow Group's (南僑) infractions.
  
  
  
  
  
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