Friday, January 30, 2015
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently issued a warning to Taiwanese nationals against the so-called 419 scams that have conned thousands of victims around the world for years.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) announced Wednesday that it will open a 24-hour online store in its home market next month to cater to the country's mobile shopping trend.
A landmark bischofia javanica tree in the southeastern county of Taitung, which was uprooted by Typhoon Matmo last July, is recovering well, drawing large numbers of tourists in the canola flower season.
Transparency and assurances to vulnerable sectors were central to South Korea's push for trade liberalization, the country's former trade minister Taeho Bark said in Taipei yesterday.
Facebook Inc. announced Thursday that it will set up a small team based in Taipei to better support businesses in Taiwan.
Shares in Taiwan were hammered by losses on Wall Street overnight as investors took cues from concerns over the pace of the global economic recovery amid a plunge in international crude oil prices, dealers said.
Since the opening of the GreTai Securities Market's (GTSM, 櫃臺買賣) gold trading platform on Jan. 5, average daily returns have been high, with the overall index value climbing NT$2.1 million along with the global gold market's recent strong rebound, ..........
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.184 to close at the day's high of NT$31.512 as traders here were motivated by weakness among other regional currencies to dump the local unit throughout the session, dealers said.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Taipei District Court yesterday released former Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) Chairman Wei Ying-chung (魏應充) on bail of NT$100 million after Wei was detained and indicted for alleged fraud and using inedible oil in cooking oil as well as food products., 1 Comment
Taiwan's Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) moved to within one match of her first Grand Slam title on Wednesday after she and China's Zheng Jie (鄭潔) steamrolled through their women's doubles semifinal at the Australian Open.