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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Taiwan -- Siemens Taiwan receives MOEA award
In recognition of Siemens Taiwan's efforts to help local manufacturers transition and upgrade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) recently singled out Siemens Limited Taiwan as a “Diversified Innovation Partner.”
Taiwan -- CAL opens Taoyuan airport VIP lounges
Offering a new experience for VIP flyers including first and business class passengers, China Airlines (CAL,中華航空) has recently opened three VIP lounges at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (桃園國際機場).
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, losing NT$0.010 to close at NT$31.005 as traders locked in gains they had built up in recent sessions after witnessing a rebound staged by other regional currencies, dealers said.
Taiwan's three biggest telecommunication services providers announced Friday that they will soon begin offering the newest editions of the iPad Air and the iPad mini, leading to speculation that the new gadgets will hit Taiwan in early December.
Shares in Taiwan moved up further Friday, but the gains were limited by political uncertainty ahead of local government elections scheduled for Nov. 29, dealers said.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Taiwan is ranked the best place to start a business in Asia, ranking No. 8 out of 130 countries in the world, based on the recently released 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI).
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) yesterday said it was seeking the death penalty for stabbing suspect Chang Yen-wen, who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death after failing to convince her to remain in their relationship on Sept. 22; prosecutors said that despite the cruel nature of the killing, Chang has not shown any regret for his actions.
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Taiwan and Japan yesterday signed four memorandums of understanding (MOUs) as parts of their ongoing efforts to enhance ties following the conclusion of an annual bilateral economic meeting in Taipei.
Taiwan -- Christmas tree lights up Grand Hyatt Taipei
Grand Hyatt Taipei hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony yesterday to demonstrate the hotel's festive and caring spirit with many internationally and locally renowned brands and restaurants, according to a Grand Hyatt Taipei press release.
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Taiwan's top intelligence chief yesterday urged candidates in the nationwide local government elections scheduled for Nov. 29 to wear bulletproof vests to protect themselves from potential assassination attempts.
  
  
  
  
  
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