Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Shares in Taiwan staged a mild technical rebound Tuesday as gains posted by select high-tech stocks helped the broader market climb out of a 2.4 percent plunge seen a session earlier, dealers said.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), one of Taiwan's leading flat panel makers, said Tuesday that its net profit for the second quarter fell 16 percent from the previous quarter, due to slow-season effects for the quarter that dragged down product prices.
The Universal Care Policy Alliance (UCPA, 普及照顧政策聯盟), a social welfare group, yesterday protested a new government policy that will allow slightly disabled people aged 85 and older to hire foreign caretakers., 1 Comment
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Industrial giant Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團) yesterday became embroiled in the largest bribery scandal since its founding, resulting in the resignation of 25 employees, including Formosa Plastics Corp's (FPC, 台塑公司) top manager, Lin Chen-jung (林振榮).
Lawmakers from the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) vowed yesterday to amend laws to excise former R.O.C. President Lee Teng-hui's retirement payouts after comments he made in Japan concerning Taiwan's sovereignty claims to the Diaoyu Islands (釣魚台列嶼) last week., 4 Comments
Deputy Education Minister (MOE, 教育部), Chen Der-hwa (陳德華), said yesterday that the ministry will not withdraw its lawsuits against students who stormed the MOE last Thursday evening, claiming that CCTV footage of ..............., 4 Comments
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the high school curriculum guidelines controversy required that both president and premier state their position on the matter, and not just the minister of education.
Artificial trans fats will possibly see their end on Taiwanese shelves, as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) yesterday announced plans to ban the unsafe substance nationwide, a move that is backed up by 43 percent of people surveyed., 1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday bade farewell to Deputy Foreign Minister Andrew Kao (高振群), who will take over as deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC, 國安會).
A dispute between hundreds of employees erupted at Kimlan Foods Co., Ltd.'s (金蘭醬油食品公司) Daxi factory, yesterday.