Saturday, July 4, 2015
The "Stocks Cup 2015 Second Nationwide Badminton Ranked Competition" (證券盃104年第二次全國羽球排名賽競賽) sponsored by the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE), will begin on July 28 for seven days of hectic, fast-paced matches at Taichung Feng Chia University's gymnasium.
Taiwan's electronic toll collection (ETC) system has won an award given by the U.S.-based International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), according to the National Freeway Bureau on Friday., 1 Comment
Asian markets mostly retreated Friday ahead of the weekend's Greek referendum that could decide its eurozone future, while Shanghai plunged almost 6 percent, at the end of another torrid week for mainland investors.
The U.S. dollar was under pressure Friday following a mixed U.S. jobs report that has investors questioning the likelihood of a September interest rate hike, while the euro was little changed ahead of this weekend's Greek bailout referendum.
Oil prices eased in Asia Friday ahead of a weekend bailout reform referendum in Greece that could determine its future in the eurozone.
Friday, July 3, 2015
A factual data report released by the Aviation Safety Council (ASC,飛安會) yesterday showed that the pilots may have been responsible for the TransAsia Airways crash on Feb. 4 that claimed the lives of 43 passengers and crew after they pulled the wrong throttle, shutting down the sole working engine., 1 Comment
Japan's top envoy to Taiwan yesterday hinted that he is unlikely to join an R.O.C. Armed Forces military display to be held tomorrow to mark the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War., 1 Comment
Taiwan's purchasing managers index (PMI) fell again last month, dropping 0.3 points to 50.8, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER,中華經濟研究院) reported yesterday.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) attended yesterday's Cabinet press conference in person, announcing four main points and setting up a foundation to help the victims and families affected and injured in the Formosa Fun Coast Water Park explosions., 1 Comment