Friday, March 20, 2015
Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI, 紡織產業綜合研究所) President Bai Chi-chung (白志中) recently said that the TTRI will become more diverse internationally this year, through creating intelligent textile products and advanced development.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
In a sign of Taiwan's growing popularity among Muslim travelers, the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) recently ranked Taiwan as a top-10 non-Muslim tourist destination.1 Comment
I-Mei Food Co. (義美食品), one of Taiwan's largest food producers, said late Wednesday night that the company may gradually stop selling tobacco starting this April, although yesterday afternoon the company said the plan was not ready.
Audi Taiwan in its sixth year of operations saw a growth rate of 19.5 percent in 2014 with the sale of 4,901 units, according to a company press release.
Given the nation's projected GDP growth and price levels, the minimum wage still has room for further increase, Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) confirmed yesterday.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced on Tuesday that 239 penalties have been issued to companies for violations found during labor inspections conducted in February.
Taiwan's TaiGen Biotechnology Company and German firm Cellex GmbH announced a collaborative agreement in clinical trial usage of Burixafor, yesterday. The Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital will also participate in the study titled “Burixafor in allogeneic poor mobilizers,” which looks at the effect of a single dose of Burixafor. The test, a Phase 2 open label study, will target up to 37 healthy patients with poor stem cell mobilization.
Interest in head-mounted display (HMD) devices, which power virtual reality, augmented reality and other smart-glass apps, will transition to the mainstream market in the near future, according to tech research firm Gartner Inc.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Wednesday, prompted by the bellwether electronics sector and financial stocks, which gained ground during the trading session.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電訊), Taiwan's third-largest wireless carrier, said that it is targeting a 30 percent share of the country's fast-growing fourth-generation (4G) mobile market.