Friday, August 28, 2015
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at NT$32.770 after Taiwan's central bank jumped into the market to prop up the U.S. currency, helping the greenback recoup its earlier losses, dealers said.
Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) stated his optimism about a stable Taiwan equity market yesterday should foreign stocks perform favorably as well, and announced financial measures to back up the Cabinet.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Former Vice President Lien Chan will attend World War II commemorative activities in Beijing, including a military parade next week, and hold a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit, an aide has said.
Taiwan shares rallied yesterday in a session that was supported by National Stabilization Fund (國安基金), according to the Finance Ministry.
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), chairwoman and presidential candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), commented Wednesday on the severe economic situation facing the nation and suggested that the government adopt comprehensive counter measures., 1 Comment
The EasyCard Corp. (悠遊卡公司) defended its decision yesterday to have a veteran actress in Japanese adult films appear on upcoming contactless smartcards covers on the island starting next month., 6 Comments
After a local boy accidentally punctured a centuries-old Italian painting last weekend, exhibit organizers yesterday rushed to confirm the authenticity of the piece after allegations from an Italian newspaper raised doubts over its true identity., 1 Comment
Citing the Internet as the main portal for youth sexual exploitation in Taiwan, NGOs stated yesterday that Internet corporations are not doing enough to alert authorities to sensitive information that could lead to children being exploited.
A 25-year-old man startled other passengers by shouting on the Taipei Metro last night and has been sent to hospital for evaluation, the Taipei City Fire Department (消防局) has said.
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Shares of Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp. (宏達電) extended gains Wednesday morning from a session earlier after the company retained the title of top smartphone supplier in terms of sales volume in Taiwan last month, dealers said.