Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Police and prosecutors said yesterday that the grandparents of a 9-year-old girl who died in a jet skiing accident off Hualien County as well as the man who rode the Jet Ski are suspected of manslaughter.
Two men, surnamed Tsai and Cheng, were yesterday prosecuted for growing cannabis in Taichung.
An auto parts trade show held by Taiwan's main trade promotion body concluded in Myanmar on Monday after attracting a sizable crowd of buyers, the organizers said.
A recently released Control Yuan report has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to increase the number of diplomatic personnel posted in Australia in the face of rising demands by Taiwanese in the country owing to the popular working holiday scheme.
Taiwan's MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), the leading supplier of chips for Chinese smartphones, could increase its market share with its first 64-bit octa-core processor, according to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch.
The Taipei Book Fair Foundation (財團法人台北書展基金會, TBFF) said yesterday that youths under 18 years old could attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition (2015 TIBE) for free, with various New Zealand authors and award-winning animation effects teams having been invited.
Thanks to a recovering economy and a surge in demand for electronics products, export orders saw double digit growth in June, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) launched a cheaper plastic model of its One M8 flagship smartphone in Taiwan Monday in a bid to create new sales momentum in the second half of the year.
The central bank yesterday announced that in order to suppress rampantly rising housing prices, mortgages for individuals currently with three properties under their name will be limited to 50 percent of the purchase price.
Taiwan shares closed up 40.0 points, or 0.42 percent, at 9,440.97 Monday on turnover of NT$90.3 billion (US$3.0 billion), while the U.S. dollar fell NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.037 in Taipei.