Tuesday, June 30, 2015
A series of new policies are set for implementation this July, ranging from the widely talked about minimum wage increase to restrictions on smoking while riding a scooter or motorcycle, as well as bylaws to be enacted by local governments.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) said yesterday that Taiwan will apply to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) via its membership at the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Taiwan's consumer confidence index (CCI) fell 1.06 points in June to 90.58, dragged by sentiment in equity market investment and in national economic outlook, according to a survey released yesterday by National Central University (中央大學).
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has recently revealed a new unique floating house design during the Conference on Taijian Floating Green House and Sustainable Energy Strategies (2015台江浮動綠建築及永續能源策略研討會).
Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環保署) inked an international information-sharing partnership last week to strengthen the development of low-carbon technologies.
To create a more efficient market and in accordance with the easing of limits on margin trading and short sales announced by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會), starting from June 29.
Shares in Taiwan took a nosedive Monday as the debt crisis in Greece dragged down the stock markets in Japan, South Korea and China, dealers said.
Peter Sondakh, the Indonesian billionaire, made his fame and fortune turning around sickly state-owned enterprises into hugely profitable companies.
Even as the Philippines did not sign on Monday the articles of agreement for the establishment of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima said on Monday that the country "remains a prospective founding member."
Monday, June 29, 2015
Asian equities tumbled Monday on expectations of a Greek eurozone exit after Athens announced a referendum on creditors' proposals, while Chinese stocks gyrated wildly after losing some 20 percent in the past two weeks.