Thursday, June 13, 2013
More than 350 cases, including individuals and enterprises, have been fined a combined NT$24.69 million (US$826,571.80) for making excessive political donations since 2009, the Control Yuan said yesterday.
South Korea's unemployment rate inched up in May, with fewer jobs being created in the manufacturing sector, government data showed Wednesday.
Two teams of foreign rowers competed in this year's Taipei International Dragon Boat Championship on yesterday, experiencing the annual Dragon Boat Festival culture first-hand.
Newly graduated college students are not optimistic about their job prospects, expecting they will need 2.66 months on average to land a job after graduation, according to data collected by the 1111 Job Bank.
The single-day entry of individual Chinese travelers to Taiwan reached a record high June 10, breaking the 4,000 mark for the first time, the National Immigration Agency said yesterday.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Tax revenue dropped 3.7 percent year-on-year to NT$11.1 billion in May, largely because firms made smaller profits and contributed less tax, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) said Tuesday the economy was “picking up” and held off ramping up April's huge stimulus scheme, but warned of possible headwinds caused by uncertainty in Europe and the United States.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) reiterated his stance on Taiwan's independence and separation from China yesterday, as he continued a visit to the U.S. and Canada.
Tokyo stocks surged 4.94 percent Monday on the back of a weaker yen and better-than-expected U.S. jobs data.
Japan's economy grew faster than previously thought in the first quarter, offering renewed hope for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth-boosting plan after two weeks of stock market tumbles.