Friday, February 27, 2015
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday held a meeting with dental experts and representatives from local health departments to formulate a draft for reference material that will implore standardized charges to dentists for dental implants nationwide.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) yesterday called for the nation to take notice of the dramatic drop of 180,000 people in Taiwan's workforce each year starting in 2016.
Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) on Thursday referred the Taiwan Tower project to the Agency Against Corruption for investigation.
Taiwan's Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶), the world's second-largest contract maker of laptops, said Thursday that its notebook PC shipments will remain flat this year but will still outperform the overall market.
The average regular nominal wage in Taiwan for 2014 stood at NT$38,208 (US$1,212), a record high and up 1.81 percent from a year earlier, according to government statistics released Thursday.
Former President Alfonso Portillo flew home Wednesday after being released from a six-year prison term in the U.S. for accepting US$2.5 million in bribes from Taiwan.
Taiwan's Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶), the world's second-largest contract maker of laptops, on Thursday reported its highest quarterly earnings per share (EPS) in the past 16 quarters.
China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest carrier, announced Thursday that it will hire 400 new flight attendants later this year.
ASML confirmed that its customer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC, 台積電) has successfully exposed more than 1000 wafers on an NXE:3300B EUV system in a single day, an important step toward insertion of EUV lithography in volume production of semiconductors, according to the company.
Three mountain scenic areas in Northern Taiwan have attracted the largest number of visitors during the just-ended six-day Lunar New Year holiday Feb. 18-23, said the Tourism Bureau.