Thursday, January 29, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) office director Tsai Pi-ju (蔡壁如) said yesterday that Ko's office received a threatening phone call last Friday, according to the Chinese-language Apple Daily.
The National Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday turned down the merger application between Asia Pacific Telecom (亞太電信) and Ambit Microsystems Corp. (國碁).
The Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) reiterated yesterday they will not allow any government-invested banks to extend repayment dates for Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) regarding billions of New Taiwan dollars in loans that are due this year and the next.
Taipei, New Taipei and Keelung have accepted the Ministry of Education's (MOE) refusal to allow an alternate score report for students in their school districts.
Thanks to a number of restrictions placed on Chinese buyers of local real estate, the number of transactions over the past several years has been limited, a brokerage firm said Wednesday.
Taiwanese spend an average NT$5,280 (US$169) per person per month to dine out, which is the fifth highest amount in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a MasterCard survey that was released Wednesday.
Several European authors are scheduled to attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition in February to meet local readers, organizers announced Wednesday.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that he will make public the account item details for his Taipei mayoral election on Jan. 31.
Taiwan's rich maritime resources and advanced fishery industry will soon be known to worldwide audiences as they are highlighted in a soon-to-premiere National Geographic Channel (NGC) documentary series.
The Navy showcased a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) it will soon acquire to help with its intelligence gathering during a drill Wednesday in Southern Taiwan that simulated an attack from China.