Thursday, May 28, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday confirmed that President Ma Ying-jeou is scheduled to visit Taiwan's diplomatic allies in Central America and the Caribbean region in July and will make stopovers in the United States.
Foreign embassies and representative offices in Taiwan have asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to check on 700-plus traffic tickets local authorities issued to vehicles with diplomatic plates over the past five years.
Beijing Wednesday demanded that opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen expand upon what she meant when she said she would "maintain the status quo" if elected president of the Republic of China next year.
The mobile division of Japan's Sony Corp. launched its newest Xperia Z flagship smartphone in Taiwan on Wednesday, aiming to unseat Samsung Electronics Co. as the top vendor in the country's high-end Android phone market.
UK bank Barclays Plc forecast Tuesday that Taiwan's industrial production will normalize next month after tepid growth in April, citing an easing of drought conditions in Taiwan and rising demand from Europe and the United States.
Taiwan will send a doctor to South Korea Thursday to learn about the development of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) there after it reported a fifth case, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
Forty kilograms of prized black wagyu beef from Japan brought in by a Taiwanese chef were seized after he arrived in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport from Tokyo on Tuesday night, customs officers said Wednesday.
Taiwan is studying whether to follow the European Union's footsteps in banning estrogen in cosmetics that may cause endocrine disorders or cancer and pollute the environment, an official said.
The consumer confidence index (CCI) dipped 1.29 points to 91.64 in May, while the stock investment confidence sub-index saw the largest fall, by 9.6 points, based on a report released by the National Central University (中央大學, NCU) yesterday.
Nine electronics products received golden Best Choice Awards on Wednesday from organizers of COMPUTEX Taipei, the world's second biggest computer trade show, that honored their innovation, functionality and market potential.