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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金融監督管理委員會) chief recently said that foreign funds have come back to Taiwan in August, revealing strong confidence in the uptrend of local equity markets.
Shares in Taiwan closed nearly flat at 9,393.96, while the U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.026.
The market penetration rate of fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband smartphones in China is expected to grow significantly this year, a local research firm said Tuesday.
Nearly 90 percent of people in Taiwan who visit social networking sites use their mobile devices to do so, with younger users spending more time on such sites, a survey indicated Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Taiwan -- Arrests made in billionaire murder case
Police yesterday arrested two suspects surnamed Lin and Cheng in Pingtung and Yulin who allegedly kidnapped and killed billionaire Shih Chia-chin (施家金).
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TransAsia Airways (TAA, 復興航空) yesterday held a conference and proposed paying up to NT$14.9 million in compensation to families for each person killed in the GE-222 plane crash, which is the highest compensation offered in Taiwan's aviation history.
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Chia Hsien-der (賈先德), Vice President of the Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) yesterday announced that a task force has been formed to facilitate the transition following the company's acquisition of China Network Systems (CNS, 中嘉), Taiwan's largest cable TV operator.
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) yesterday imposed a residential restriction on former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) who stands accused of disclosing confidential information.
Former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) yesterday went to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) to help clarify allegations concerning an alleged information leak, with the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) voicing worries over false evidence.
FamilyMart (全家便利商店), Taiwan's second-largest convenience store chain, is expected to benefit from its partnership with contactless smart card system operator EasyCard Corp. (悠遊卡公司) to launch a rewards point system, according to financial services firm Morgan Stanley.
  
  
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