Monday, August 31, 2015
The K.R.T. Girls, four fictional employees of Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corp. (KRTC), have brought in revenue of NT$2 million (US$61,576) in the first seven months of the year and drawn interest from a local game firm and a Japanese publisher.
Foreign caregivers planning to work in Taiwan will receive a monthly wage of NT$17,000 (US$525) beginning on Sept. 1, Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen announced on Friday.
An Italian professor of medieval art has suggested that a controversial painting on display in Taipei had a style more typical of Mario Nuzzi than his 17th century Italian counterpart Paolo Porpora.
The Labor Ministry announced its decision to amend regulations regarding young workers' salaries and workers' rights in the Labor Standards Act (勞基法) yesterday.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced her "five social stability pledges" yesterday, revolving around social housing, food safety, community care, sustainable pensions and public safety.
In 2015, Taiwan is projected to have the highest capex for semiconductor manufacturing worldwide, according to a press release from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI).
The Bureau of Labor Insurance reminded pensioners that they could not alter labor insurance payment methods for old-age benefits once they are approved and issued.
Former Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs George Yeo (楊榮文) has shown his optimism toward the relations between his country and Taiwan, saying no matter who is elected as Taiwan's president, relations will not be affected.
A 60-year-old woman was diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer though she has been on vegan diet for over 20 years, a physician told media recently.