Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 中華民國對外貿易發展協會) will soon organize a series of forums at COMPUTEX Taipei (台北國際電腦展).
The Taipei government on Friday launched an integrated platform for tourist taxi services, providing foreign travelers an alternative to discover the capital city at their own pace.
A savings strategy called the Millionaire Plan (小富翁帳戶), created by Taipei Fubon bank, provides parents with the option of investing money for their children's tuition fees.
The government's comptroller body forecast the nation will see 3.28 percent GDP growth in 2015, a 0.5-percentage point downward adjustment from the February forecast.
Having hosted 92 international congresses in 2014, Taipei is ranked the 20th-most popular convention destination in the world, according to annual statistics released by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
Taiwan's jobless rate stood at 3.63 percent in April, down 0.09 percentage points from March and 0.28 points from a year earlier, government statistics showed Friday.
Led by Apple-concept shares, shares in Taiwan opened higher on Friday and sustained their momentum for much of the morning before a slide in the early afternoon limited their gains at the close.
The Bank of Japan on Friday held off launching more stimulus as its chief said the world's number-three economy was on the upswing, days after data showed stronger-than-expected growth in the first quarter.
India's finance minister acknowledged Friday that the government could miss its deadline to implement a key tax law amid criticism of the pace of economic reforms after a year in office.
Australia must pour more money into transport systems or risk gridlock in its biggest cities costing more than AU$53 billion (US$42 billion) a year, an infrastructure audit published Friday found.