Fishing captain Wahyu Sumantri used to helm a 700-tonne vessel that sailed the Celebes Sea from North Sulawesi.
striking bird with monochrome plumage and a formidable "beak," the helmeted hornbill is being hunted to extinction, one of the latest victims of a thriving global trade in exotic wildlife.
Former Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) Friday said he supported the government raising the ceiling on labor insurance payments, but said it should create a "floor" as well so that fewer seniors lived in poverty., 1 Comment
Singapore's export-driven economy shrank the most in four years in the third quarter, officials said Friday, as manufacturing sharply contracted on weaker global demand.
The Thai King's death saw a recovery in stocks Friday that buckled during his final days, but analysts warned uncertainty over the nation's future without its uniting figure posed fresh risks for an economy already battered by a decade of political turmoil.
Fitch Ratings, one of the world's leading rating agencies, has upgraded Taiwan's ratings, in reflection of the country's efforts to steadily improve its fiscal strength despite slower economic growth.
A cooking competition and a pre-show press conference for the 2016 Kaohsiung Food Show will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Dream Mall in the southern port city, according to Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), which is hosting the show.
China's exports plummeted in September, data showed Thursday, as anemic global demand dealt another blow to the world's second-largest economy, while weak imports fueled worries about crucial domestic appetite.
Ennoconn Corp., an industrial PC subsidiary of Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., has agreed to acquire a stake in an Austrian information system integration solutions provider.
The number of deaths caused by breast cancer has recently gone up considerably in Taiwan: Breast cancer now ranks fourth among all causes of death in Taiwanese women.