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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Shares in Taiwan took a beating Friday as the bellwether electronics sector continued to trend lower amid concerns over semiconductor growth this year, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.030 to close at NT$31.375 as traders here were encouraged by gains posted by the South Korean won to raise their holdings in the local currency, which tends to closely track the South Korean unit, dealers said.
Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip-maker, continued to fall Friday morning, extending their losses from the previous session, amid lingering worries over slow growth in the global wafer foundry industry, dealers said.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Taipe - Taiwan "should actively take part instead of staying on the sidelines" of the ongoing initiative to set up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), an international financial institution proposed by China, President Ma Ying-jeou said in an interview published Friday.
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Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) announced yesterday that despite the rainfall that many believe has helped alleviate the drought this past week, the phase-three water restriction project will be carried out on April 1 as it was scheduled to.
Taiwan -- Food products from radiation-hit regions 'safe': AEC
Out of the 365 food products from radiation stricken regions in Japan, at least 333 items were pronounced radiation-safe by the Atomic Energy Council (AEC) after a detailed examination yesterday.
Taiwan -- Advisor will face punishment if bribe allegations prove true: Ko
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday responded to allegations that one of his municipal advisors has sought bribes from construction consortium Farglory Group (遠雄), saying that the individual will be punished should evidence proving his guilt come to light.
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National Security Bureau (NSB, 國家安全局) Director-General Lee Shying-jow (李翔宙) yesterday said that the bureau is hiring Internet safety experts and not hackers for its soon-to-be established Internet safety department, ..............
Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗), chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會), said on Thursday that he supports the idea of Taiwan joining the proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Taiwan's representative offices overseas are collecting information on regulations under the proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) before the country decides whether to join the China-led bank, an official said Tuesday.
  
  
  
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