Saturday, August 29, 2015
Taiwan's slumping exports continued to drag down the country's manufacturing sector in July, with the sector flashing another "blue" light during the month, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台灣經濟研究院) said Friday.
The output of Taiwan's manufacturing sector will see contract this year as the global economy slows down, according to a forecast by the Industrial Economic and Knowledge Center (IEK) at the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院).
The 41st Taipei International Electronics Show, TAITRONICS, jointly organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA), will kick off on Oct. 6 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall 1.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Taipei - Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te on Friday stepped into the Tainan City Council to give a policy report, ending an eight-month boycott of city council meetings to protest alleged vote-buying by speaker Lee Chuan-chiao., 1 Comment
Taipei - Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense on Friday urged its retired generals and soldiers not to attend upcoming events being held by Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War., 1 Comment
Former Vice President Lien Chan (連戰) will visit mainland China on Sept. 1, where he is expected to meet with Xi Jinping and attend a military parade commemorating the end of World War II, his office confirmed yesterday., 1 Comment
The "comfort women" issue has not yet been resolved despite years of government protest, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said, yesterday.
In another flip flop on Thursday, EasyCard Corp. (悠遊卡公司) said it will proceed with its September launch of a series of stored value cards that feature Japanese porn star Yui Hatano, making the announcement just hours after it proposed
EasyCard Corporation stepped on a landmine Wednesday when it was revealed that Japanese adult film actress Yui Hatano would be appearing on its payment cards as a limited edition set., 2 Comments
The National Development Council's (NDC, 國發會) economic monitoring indicator fell two points to an overall score of 14 in July, flashing blue to signify a decline, becoming the third blue indicator this year.