Monday, September 22, 2014
It took longer to close property deals in Taiwan's major municipalities over the past three months because of a planned reform on how gains on the sale of some types of property are taxed, according to a real-estate brokerage.
Delta Electronics Inc., one of Taiwan's leading power management system providers, has been named a constituent of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) series in 2014.
The MediaTek-based Android One smartphone rose to the top of the “Bestsellers in Electronics” list on Amazon India's online shopping website just days after it was launched, according to Chinese-language paper Commercial Times.
Despite a long weakened yen, most Japanese companies are not planning a price reduction, but some said they will roll out promotional sales before the end of the year.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced that an initiative to refine biogas fuel from collected food refuse from Taipei and New Taipei has been halted due to technical challenges.
Taiwan's fourth-generation (4G) wireless industry is estimated to be worth up to NT$1.5 trillion (US$50 billion) in two years, driven by a wider availability of 4G applications, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Tropical storm Fung-Wong (鳳凰) continued to approach southern Taiwan yesterday in a predicted path sweeping through the entire island today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned.
A suspect connected to the fatal attack on a police detective has been detained after being transferred to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday afternoon.
Taichung has received the nod from the central government for the construction of a cable car system running through central city's scenic mountain areas, officials said yesterday.
A large crowd endured the heat Saturday to participate in a festival that highlighted Latin American and Caribbean cultures in a bid to promote cultural exchanges between Taiwan and that region.