Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Leaders from eight of the world's wealthiest countries spent the final hours of their summit on Tuesday focusing on how to make sure that multinational companies can no longer rely on shelters and loopholes to avoid paying taxes.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that Guatemala has always been a close diplomatic ally of the R.O.C., and that several cooperative projects between the sides have come to fruition over the past several years.
A majority of U.S. homebuilders view conditions for new construction as favorable for the first time since the housing crisis began seven years ago, in one of the strongest signs yet that the U.S. housing recovery is on track.
A forum highlighting the development of cross-straits relations and creativity will propose solutions to narrow the political differences between Taiwan and China, an official of opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said on yesterday.
A mysterious Facebook event set for Thursday has sparked buzz that the leading social network could be adding video to Instagram smartphone picture-sharing service.
Netflix said Monday that it would offer new TV shows from DreamWorks Animation starting in 2014 in what the company described as its biggest transaction ever for original first-run content.
Taiwan has a higher-than-global-average rate of viewing YouTube videos on mobile devices, because of the high penetration of smartphones and tablets in the region, Google Inc.'s Taiwan branch said on yesterday.
The Control Yuan yesterday issued a correction order to the Financial Supervisory Commmission (FSC) for failing to defend former Taiwan Pineapple's rights as creditors in the early 2000s, which led to tremendous losses.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will launch a new smartphone on Tuesday to better compete with high-end rivals like Apple and Samsung overseas, a company official said.
The plight of Filipinos in Taiwan has been carefully scrutinized during an ongoing diplomatic spat over the past month between Taipei and Manila.