Sunday, April 13, 2014
It will take about two weeks to repair the damage done to Taiwan's parliament during a recent student-led occupation, a Legislative Yuan official said yesterday, but it was unclear if the cleanup will disrupt future meetings.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) recently announced that the regulations on the amount of baking powder that contains aluminum residue will be revised based on the different types of processed foods.
The National Heath Insurance Administration (NHIA, 中央健康保險署) held a charity event in Kaohsiung yesterday to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI, 全民健康保險) program.
The Marianas Visitors Authority is launching a series of campaigns this year aimed at doubling the number of Taiwanese travelers to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Shen Lyushun, the new R.O.C. representative to the United States, said Friday that the signing of free trade agreements (FTAs) is critical to Taiwan's competitive edge and its economic future.
The office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on Friday welcomed Taiwan's interest in joining a trans-Pacific free trade bloc but said the bloc's prospective members are currently focused on the latest round of negotiations.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday posted a one-minute video on his Facebook page to mark the first anniversary of a landmark fishing rights agreement between Taiwan and Japan covering their overlapping waters in the East China Sea.
The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) on Friday made the decision to sell its 82 million shares of Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS, 世界先進), a leading specialty IC foundry service provider.
Daiwa Securities expects solid demand for smartphone chips to boost the sales of Taiwan-based integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc. in the second quarter by 4 percent from a quarter earlier.
Taiwan's securities firms saw their combined net profit rise more than 10 percent month-on-month in March with the help of rising share prices, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).