Thursday, March 5, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Vice Chairman Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) has announced his proposals for new election strategies in the face of the upcoming 2016 electoral campaign yesterday, putting forth a “district legislator sponsorship system.”
A cold air mass from China will send daytime highs down on Wednesday, with northern and northeastern Taiwan being the most affected, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Prosecutors in Taipei yesterday questioned two former intelligence agents suspected of spying for China.
European Parliament member Bas Belder is currently visiting Taiwan to learn more about the political and economic developments in the country, as well as the development of cross-Taiwan Strait relations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
A legislative commission on constitutional amendments will be formed later this month, in what is being seen as a step toward amending the Constitution.
Industrial production rose 8.14 percent in January year-on-year, continuing a 12-month growth streak, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said yesterday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.028 to close at NT$31.480 as foreign fund inflows boosting demand for the local currency, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan moved higher Wednesday as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., (鴻海) staged a technical rebound, helping the broader market recoup earlier losses to finish above the previous close, dealers said.
Demand for mobile development talent grew 48 percent year-on-year in 2014, powered by a surge in the popularity of apps and mobile devices, the 104 Job Bank (104人力銀行) reported yesterday.
Shares of TPK Holding Co. (宸鴻) moved higher Wednesday morning after the touch panel supplier proposed a cash dividend for 2014 that represented a dividend payout ratio of higher than 50 percent, dealers said.