A move by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), the top financial regulator in Taiwan, to ease restrictions on how brokerages do business is expected to strengthen their profitability, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has said.
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (台塑石化), a privately owned fuel supplier in Taiwan, said Saturday it will cut its gasoline and diesel prices this week in response to a fall in international crude oil prices this week.
A newly announced small investment scheme to make expensive stocks and other securities more accessible to retail investors could have loopholes, according to brokerages.
A national affairs conference on pension reform will be held this weekend in Taipei, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said after a fourth and final regional seminar on pension reform concluded peacefully in Taitung.
Cecilia Wayua Michael takes the women's title in the 2017 Kinmen Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 15. Michael completed the women's race in 2:51:06, while George Mbugua Nguyen of Kenya completed the men's marathon in 2:20:46 to snatch the men's title. The winners of the men's and women's divisions each earned NT$200,000 (US$6,338) in prize money.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) arrived back in Taipei late Sunday and pledged that Taiwan will maintain its cooperation projects with its allies but that they will be carried out more efficiently and with a better chance of benefitting the both sides.
Six Taiwanese men have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle illicit drugs into Okinawa, a Kyodo News report said Sunday., 1 Comment
China Airlines, one of Taiwan's major international airline companies, announced Sunday that its flights between Taoyuan and Japan's Toyoma City scheduled for Monday have been canceled due to heavy snow over much of Japan.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) attended a ceremony marking the opening of the "Executive Center for the Asian Silicon Valley Plan" in Silicon Valley on Saturday during a stopover in San Francisco on her way home from a four-country tour of Central America.
A taxi driver was detained Sunday for allegedly sexually assaulting a South Korean tourist in Taipei, an incident that could conceivably undermine Taiwan's efforts to attract more visitors from South Korea.