Friday, August 28, 2015
Fuel prices in Taiwan are expected to move sharply lower next week at a time when international crude oil prices kept falling amid concerns that the weakness of the global market will further drag down global demand, market sources said.
The National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA,健保署) announced on Wednesday, that people who are not evaluated as emergency cases and insist on staying in the emergency room may need to pay at their own expense., 1 Comment
Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南), governor of Taiwan's central bank, was named one of the world's nine best central bankers in 2015 by Global Finance magazine and given an "A" grade for the 11th year in a row.
Taiwan will raise monthly wage for the 220,000 migrant domestic helpers to NT$17,000 (US$520) from September 1, an Indonesian labor official said Thursday., 1 Comment
Vietnam's fast-growing market has attracted a large number of Taiwanese companies that plan to invest in the country in the coming years.
Taiwan and Japan have nearly completed negotiations on a bilateral agreement to avoid double taxation, a Taiwanese official said Thursday. The date of its signing is still being discussed, the official said.
Taiwan on Thursday reported its first case of Brucellosis since 2011, saying that the patient, a 35-year-old caregiver from Indonesia, is believed to have contracted the bacterial disease abroad., 1 Comment
The Marshall Islands' new ambassador to Taiwan has arrived in the country to assume duties, a Taiwanese official responsible for East Asian and Pacific affairs in the foreign ministry said Thursday.
Isheau Wong of Taiwan gained the country's first-ever ticket to compete in an equestrian event at the Olympic Games when she beat Samantha McIntosh of New Zealand to finish at the top of the Olympic qualifier competition in Hagen, Germany.
The number of new housing projects in Taipei City is expected to fall in 2015 to the lowest in 19 years due to a series of government's measures to rein in home prices, a local property market magazine said Thursday.