Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Taipei City Government yesterday ordered Farglory Group (遠雄集團) to halt construction on the Taipei Dome (臺北大巨蛋) project immediately., 1 Comment
The government may call off phase-two water rationing in Northern Taiwan this week after heavy rains fell into the Shihmen Reservoir (石門水庫).
Central Taiwan had recorded the most significant rainfall as of early Wednesday afternoon, thanks to a strong plum rain front currently affecting the country, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)., 1 Comment
U.S. and British regulators fined six major global banks nearly US$6 billion Thursday for rigging the foreign exchange market and Libor interest rates.
North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturized warheads on high-precision long range rockets, in a clear warning to the United States.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Japan's economy grew more than expected in the first three months of the year, data showed Wednesday, as it crawls back from a brief recession, but observers cautioned that a strong recovery may still be some way off.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that North Korea had cancelled an invitation for him to visit a factory park in the country that represents the last major cooperation project between the rival Koreas.
The government may soon raise the water price for the Sixth Naphtha Refinery (六輕) owned by Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑) in the midst of a controversy that the plant has been enjoying excessively low prices.
> Business, 1 Comment
The Taiwan Think Tank (台灣智庫), a nonprofit organization that publishes opinion polls in Taiwan, announced the results of the current presidential election opinion poll for 2016 yesterday, which showed Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the lead against all of the current or potential Kuomintang (KMT) candidates., 5 Comments
U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in nearly seven-and-a-half years, hinting at newfound momentum for an economy that has struggled in recent months.