Friday, March 20, 2015
The Taiwan Visitors Association (台灣觀光協會) on March 16 announced that after two years, the Taiwan International Culinary Exhibition (台灣美食展) will return in July this year.
The LED Taiwan event and the Taiwan International Lighting Show (台灣國際照明科技展) are set to open March 25, featuring 337 companies in 898 booths as part of a large lighting expo.
Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI, 紡織產業綜合研究所) President Bai Chi-chung (白志中) recently said that the TTRI will become more diverse internationally this year, through creating intelligent textile products and advanced development.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
In a sign of Taiwan's growing popularity among Muslim travelers, the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) recently ranked Taiwan as a top-10 non-Muslim tourist destination.1 Comment
Given the nation's projected GDP growth and price levels, the minimum wage still has room for further increase, Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) confirmed yesterday.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced on Tuesday that 239 penalties have been issued to companies for violations found during labor inspections conducted in February.
Taiwan's TaiGen Biotechnology Company and German firm Cellex GmbH announced a collaborative agreement in clinical trial usage of Burixafor, yesterday. The Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital will also participate in the study titled “Burixafor in allogeneic poor mobilizers,” which looks at the effect of a single dose of Burixafor. The test, a Phase 2 open label study, will target up to 37 healthy patients with poor stem cell mobilization.
Interest in head-mounted display (HMD) devices, which power virtual reality, augmented reality and other smart-glass apps, will transition to the mainstream market in the near future, according to tech research firm Gartner Inc.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Wednesday, prompted by the bellwether electronics sector and financial stocks, which gained ground during the trading session.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電訊), Taiwan's third-largest wireless carrier, said that it is targeting a 30 percent share of the country's fast-growing fourth-generation (4G) mobile market.