Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Council of Agriculture (行政院農委會) said Monday that despite surging over the past month, egg prices are “still within a reasonable range,” meaning it will not take immediate action to control prices.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at the day's high of NT$30.037 as the greenback recouped earlier losses on the back of buying by the local central bank, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan extended losses Monday from a session earlier as investors kept unloading their electronics stocks after the high-tech sector suffered a downturn on Wall Street at the end of last week, dealers said.
Monday, July 28, 2014
A national economic conference organized by the government entered its second day amid calls for more student participation as speakers discussed a range of issues, from Taiwan's global trade strategy to its cultural industry.
Over 25,000 stray dogs and cats were adopted across Taiwan between January and June, boosting the adoption rate higher than the same period last year, the Council of Agriculture (COA) was quoted by a local news outlet yesterday.
Taiwan's outlying Kinmen County, which is less than 10 kilometers from Xiamen on China's southeastern coast, expressed its interest on Sunday to jointly build and operate a new international airport being planned in the Chinese city.
Taipei has the best quality of education of any of Taiwan's 22 cities and counties, according to the results of a biennial survey conducted by a local magazine.
Taoyuan County Magistrate Wu Chih-yang sees his county emerging as a major transportation hub and growth engine of Taiwan in the coming years because of its strategic location, relatively young population, and strong industrial base.
The outlying island county of Kinmen will continue promoting bicycle riding in the region as part of its efforts to develop tourism, Kinmen County Magistrate Li Wo-shi said Saturday.
Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Sunday that it is working with other government agencies to deal with the case of exiled Chinese dissident Wang Dan, who is hoping to be allowed to enter Taiwan to receive medical treatment.