Thursday, July 2, 2015
A wave of attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 15 soldiers Wednesday, with the toll expected to rise as troops fought a running battle with militants.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The Finance Ministry (財政部) said yesterday that Taiwan is not subject to Article 3.3 of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's (AIIB, 亞投行) founding document, which places restrictions on membership applicants without sovereignty.
A Taiwanese businessman who opened a shoe factory in mainland China is allegedly being detained in his own home by his Chinese business partners after a business dispute got out of hand.
Taiwan's dependence on China as a production base has grown in recent years, with the percentage of Taiwan's export orders made in China or Hong Kong rising nearly 4 percentage points over the past five years, according to the latest statistics.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) officially launched its Taiwan Corporate Governance 100 Index on June 29.
The E-Commerce Expo Asia 2015, which will be held on Oct. 6 to 9 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, will mark Taiwan's debut venture into the international B2B2C e-commerce fairs, and has earned wide acclaim from both nationwide and foreign e-commerce enterprises.
In an attempt to attract more foreign investment, Indonesia has streamlined its investment application process and aims to create 25 special economic zones in the future, said Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Chairman Franky Sibarani yesterday.
The 2015 Taipei International Food Show (Food Taipei, 台北國際食品展) came to a successful end on Saturday, June 27. The five-in-one food expo incorporates Food Taipei, Taipei International Food Processing and Pharma.
Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, launched flights between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Naha Airport in Okinawa.
European aerospace giant Airbus won a US$1.33 billion deal Tuesday to supply air refuelling tankers to South Korea, beating U.S. rival Boeing, a state agency said.