Saturday, November 22, 2014
A local charity will hold a road race Saturday to raise awareness and funds for abused women and children.
A fair at Taichung's Caowu Square was slated to be held by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) today from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., featuring many activities such as lessons on how to cook U.S. beef and pork, a cooking contest, fundraising events for local charity organizations and sampling of meat.
China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) received Global Views magazine's 2014 Five-Star Service Award on Nov. 4, again winning first place in the international airline category, according to a CAL press release.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) will turn a plant recently purchased from Qualcomm into a facility devoted to the development of the advanced integrated fan-out wafer-level packaging (InFO-WLP) technology, said a Hong Kong-based institutional investor.
Prices of TV panels quoted for November continued to rise, driven by strong demand from international TV brands ahead of the Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping season, a market researcher said Friday.
In recognition of Siemens Taiwan's efforts to help local manufacturers transition and upgrade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) recently singled out Siemens Limited Taiwan as a “Diversified Innovation Partner.”
Offering a new experience for VIP flyers including first and business class passengers, China Airlines (CAL,中華航空) has recently opened three VIP lounges at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (桃園國際機場).
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, losing NT$0.010 to close at NT$31.005 as traders locked in gains they had built up in recent sessions after witnessing a rebound staged by other regional currencies, dealers said.
Taiwan's three biggest telecommunication services providers announced Friday that they will soon begin offering the newest editions of the iPad Air and the iPad mini, leading to speculation that the new gadgets will hit Taiwan in early December.
Shares in Taiwan moved up further Friday, but the gains were limited by political uncertainty ahead of local government elections scheduled for Nov. 29, dealers said.