Rental prices for Grade A offices in Taipei were the 16th highest among major cities in the Asia-Pacific region, property market consulting firm REPro Knight Frank said Saturday.
Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Friday clarified Economics Minister Lee Chih-kung's previous remarks about the criteria for not raising electricity prices.
Asia stocks tilted upward Friday, shrugging off a weak lead from Wall Street as oil pulled back below US$50 a barrel, but remained cautious ahead of a speech from the U.S. central bank head.
Showgirls pose with a richly patterned vehicle on Friday, May 27. The vibrantly decorated car, designed by Ninagawa Mika (蜷川實花), was a collaborative effort with an imported vehicle brand and went on display to the public, starting Friday. Visitors can participate in a lucky-draw event if they check in on Facebook.
Senior executives of the Uni-President Enterprises Corp. (統一企業) pose at the completion ceremony of its "Hsinchu Hukou Park" (新竹湖口園區) on Friday, May 27, which was an approximately NT$10 billion investment for the processed food giant. The 52,000 ping (3.3 square meters) park marks Uni-President's largest investment in both money and area in Taiwan in recent years. It will mainly serve as a base for the company's integrated production operations.
Japan's core consumer prices fell for a second straight month in April, dealing another blow to Tokyo's faltering war on deflation, data showed Friday.
As the local economy continues to slow down, only 56.6 percent of companies in the country are willing to hire new graduates, compared with 75.8 percent last year, according to a survey released Friday.
Economics officials said Thursday that the Asia Cement Co.'s mining project inside the Taroko National Park can be terminated next year as new Environment Minister Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) hopes, but the company's operations in the 417 hectares outside the park cannot be suspended without new legislation banning such activities.
A McDonald's employee guides a girl through the beverage-making process during a promotional event for the fast food chain's "Mcdcamp," in which young participants can experience working in a McDonald's restaurant in Taipei on Friday, May 27. The chain is accepting applications starting June 1.