Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The majority of office workers in Taiwan are under stress, with work being the biggest source of their pressure, according to a survey released Monday by an online job broker.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) announced yesterday that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$1.92 billion during the week of Sep. 30-Oct. 2. This represented the difference between NT$100.56 billion securities bought and NT$98.64 billion securities sold.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu's (洪秀柱) campaign office stated yesterday that she will respect the decision of party headquarters on whether a party congress will be held to determine the viability of her candidacy.
Taiwan's government yesterday expressed its gratitude toward the diplomatic allies that vouched for it as the United Nations General Assembly convened for its annual General Debate last week. All in all, 16 of the R.O.C.'s diplomatic allies spoke directly in support of the island's participation in international organizations activity.
Damage to the Alishan forest railway caused by Typhoon Dujuan in late September has ruined plans by the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) to reopen the full length of the 71.4-kilometer mountain railway on Dec. 25, so tourists travelling on the railway can only reach the Fenchihu relay station.
A local deity in Miaoli County played an important role when villagers of Xihu in Miaoli County tried to find an impressive name for a country road between rice paddies that they consider to be comparable to the famous "Mr. Brown Avenue" in Taitung County, Eastern Taiwan.
The ruling Kuomintang (KMT) attempted last week to dispel speculation that presidential candidate and Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) would be replaced, with a gathering of party and business stalwarts.
HTC Corp. (宏達電) unveiled two flagship smartphones in Japan Tuesday as part of a drive to compete against Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models amid shorter product cycles of Android handsets.