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Saturday, May 23, 2015
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.
A district court on Friday ordered Chang Chi Foodstuff Co. and its owner to pay compensation of NT$91.05 million (US$2.99 million) to a group of consumers who had bought sub-standard cooking oils produced by the company.
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.
Paul Liao (廖偉志), chairman of leading shopping mall operator Breeze Group (微風集團), has died of lung cancer in Taipei City. He was 67.
Taiwan -- Paul Liao, Breeze Group chief, passes away in Taipei at age 67
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).
Bosch ended its 2014 fiscal year with NT$8.6 billion in consolidated sales in Taiwan, more than doubling its sales compared to the previous year, said the company yesterday.
Taiwan -- April unemployment down to 3.63%, lowest for month in 15 years
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.
Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Friday it will increase its services on the Taoyuan-Tokyo route during the peak travel period this year.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Washington - The United States hopes to continue its close cooperation with Taiwan achieved in recent years, a U.S. State Department official said Thursday, stressing that an important ingredient of that close cooperation is the stable development of ties across the Taiwan Strait.
Taiwan -- Ko talks graft cases with DPP councilors
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday visited Taipei City councilors from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to present a report on five major ongoing corruption scandals.
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The naked body of a teenage girl was discovered yesterday in Hsinchu County, with preliminary investigation revealing that the girl was likely sexually abused before being beaten to death by culprits whose ages range from 9 to adulthood.
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The price of a one-way ticket between Taipei Main Station and Kaohsiung's Zuoying Station may be lowered from NT$1,630 to NT$1,490 ahead of the Chinese New Year holidays in 2016, according to the Bureau of High Speed Rail (BOHSR, 高鐵局) yesterday.
Taiwan -- TransAsia embarrassed by yet
A TransAsia Airways (復興航空) aircraft, flight number GE5042, reported an engine failure yesterday 10 minutes after takeoff, according to the Civil Aeronautics Administration (FAA, 民航局).
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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