Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Finance Ministry said yesterday that joining China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行) would increase Taiwan's chances at entering the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and free-trade agreements.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that the two CEOs of the EasyCard Corporation must receive pay cuts due to their unreasonably high annual salaries.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has taken the world by storm, much to the chagrin of the United States. Most of America's allies, excluding Japan, have applied to join China's latest multilateral foray, indicating that an ever-increasing number of advanced economies are willing to cooperate with the world's second largest economy despite U.S. objections.
The great maritime feats by Zheng He (鄭和) in the Ming Dynasty may have been achieved six centuries earlier by a diplomat of the Tang Dynasty, according to a recent TV program aired by China Shaanxi Broadcasting Corp. (SXBC),
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday confirmed that two U.S. F-18 fighter jets made emergency landings at Tainan Airport following the discovery of mechanical problems on one of the planes.
Taiwanese pop diva A-mei (張惠妹), a staunch supporter of same-sex marriage and other gay rights, has rolled out two “rainbow products” to support the gay community, ahead of an April concert marathon in Taipei.
Vietnam-born, half-Taiwanese actress Helen Thanh Dao (海倫清桃), who rose to fame with her electrifying performance in the Taiwanese film “My Little Honey Moon” announced on Wednesday that she will accept a political party's nomination to run as a legislator-at-large in next year's legislative elections.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) led a team of Cabinet-level officials to pay an official call to Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) on the issue of joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞洲基礎設施投資銀行), yesterday.
Several European companies have expressed interest in working with Taiwanese shipbuilders on Taiwan's submarine program, a senior military officer said Wednesday.