Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Audi showcased its twin 2016 coupes, the TT and the TTS recently in Xinyi District, the automaker said.
Samsung Electronics Co. is planning to launch its new Galaxy Note 5 phablet in Taiwan one day after the handset's global debut, as the world's largest smartphone maker seeks to maintain its high-end market share.
Shares in Taiwan took a beating Monday as heavy selling pressure emerged in response to the country's poor economic data and a more pessimistic outlook for the hi-tech sector for the second half of the year, dealers said.
British banking group Barclays Plc has slashed its forecast for Taiwan's economic growth in 2015 by 1.7 percentage points to 2 percent, mainly reflecting the country's much weaker than expected economic performance in the second quarter.
Exports of Taiwanese lychees, mangoes and dragon fruit to Japan and South Korea more than doubled this year, thanks to relaxations in those countries' qualification requirements, according to the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine.
In a bid to enhance the caliber and pervasiveness of Taiwan's corporate sustainability and social responsibility, the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 永續能源基金會) extended invitations to 27 leading domestic enterprises to jointly form the Center for Corporate Sustainability (CCS), which was recently launched at its offices on the 43rd floor of the Shin Kwong Life Insurance Tower.
Monday, August 3, 2015
As the anti-curriculum guideline protest drags on at the Ministry of Education (MOE), Education Minister Wu Se-hwa (吳思華) offered a sit-down talk with student protestors today, which may be broadcast live.
The new Performing Animal Industry Management Act (展演動物業設置及管理辦法) has been published and is set to come into force this month or in September.
Former Legislator Joanna Lei (雷倩) stressed yesterday that the Legislative Yuan can play an appropriate role in the controversial curriculum guidelines saga, but it is not necessary because the changes are legitimate.
A 20-year-old man surnamed Yang drowned in Nantou County's Yumen Gate Waterfall, yesterday while helping to successfully save another person.