Friday, November 27, 2015
The government is working towards relaxing regulations on hiring white-collar foreign workers in Taiwan, said Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文), yesterday.
Lawrence Ng, entrepreneur and co-founder of Oversee.net, launched OnRamp Fund, a US$10 million incubator that invests in early stage startups. Unlike other funds that invest in a large number of startups, OnRamp Fund's focus is to help its portfolio companies achieve critical milestones by working closely with select entrepreneurial teams, according to the organization.
If mainland Chinese students are included in the country's National Health Insurance (NHI) program, it will not put any burden on NHI resources, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday.
The Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF, 中華民國紡織業拓展會) celebrated its 40 year anniversary Wednesday.
Angela Hou, dean of the Office of International Education (OIE) at Fu Jen Catholic University, invited Daniel Lee from the National Education Radio to give a speech on the importance of being an exchange student when studying in college, said the university.
National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) has been listed among the top seven in the world in terms of sport sciences, physical education and kinesiology, according to a comparison conducted by Japan's University of Tsukuba.
Some 60 adult dogs, including Chihuahua and Japanese Spitz, will be put up for adoption at the Taipei Animal Shelter on the weekend, the Taiwan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (TSPCA) said Wednesday.
The Executive Yuan passed a draft bill Thursday to foster the development of indigenous languages.
The Taipei Exchange (TPEx), which promotes over-the counter trading of securities in Taiwan, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian Securities Exchange to help emerging enterprises find more funding.
The economic index for the real estate industry jumped 5.78 points to 80.24 in October, the highest mark this year so far, according to a report released by the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台經院).