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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
New Taipei City unveiled a Christmas tree billed as the world's first to use 360-degree light sculpture projection technology on Friday, Nov. 20.
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The nation's industrial production index fell 6.15 percent in October, marking the sixth month of consecutive decline, the Ministry of Economics Affairs reported on Monday.
Taipei hosts global leaders in advertising at AdAsia
The heads of leading advertising companies in Asia gathered in Taipei's Marriott Hotel yesterday for AdAsia, one of the largest international conferences in the advertising industry.
Unemployment in Taiwan rose by 0.01 percentage points in October to 3.9 percent, the lowest level for the month in 15 years, according to government figures released Monday.
Taiwan shares closed up 20.28 points, or 0.24 percent, at 8,485.73 Monday on thin turnover thanks to a rebound led by plastics and chemicals issues.
The face value of the gold reserves held by the central bank has dropped by nearly NT$380 billion (US$11.68 billion) amid falling global gold prices, but the nation's foreign exchange reserves remain at a record high.
The average monthly wages of workers rose 3 percent in the first nine months of this year from a year earlier, partially reflecting an increase in year-end and performance bonuses, according to government statistics released Monday.
Taiwan's Gogoro Inc., the maker of so-called "Tesla of scooters," launched a battery-swapping station at a convenience store chain in Taiwan on Monday for the first time.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Taiwan needs political shift to the left: protesters
Thousands marched from the Presidential Office to Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters yesterday in Taipei, accusing both the ruling and main opposition parties of cozying up to big business on labor, land acquisition, education and gender policies.
A helicopter tasked with cleaning utility pylons became tangled up with high-voltage power lines before crashing on a hillside in New Taipei City yesterday, killing both pilots on board.
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Helicopter cleaning pylons crashes, killing two people
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