Thursday, August 27, 2015
A local foundation said recently it will launch a unique show that comprises performances by traditional groups and pop stars, to promote Taiwanese culture and attract foreign tourists.
A partnership should be formed for the panel industry across the strait, establishing a uniform standard and cooperation platforms, Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) said yesterday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, has decided to close its loss-incurring solar energy division at the end of August, saying that its solar operations are "no longer economically sustainable."
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.114 to close at NT$32.765 as foreign investors continued moving funds into the region amid reduced chances of an interest rate hike in the United States in September, dealers said.
Singapore-based DBS Bank (星展銀行) on Monday announced plans to improve its online offerings, including updates to the company's mobile banking app and promoting a series of digital customer services.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Wednesday as the financial sector continued its momentum from the previous day, helping the broader market to rise for the second consecutive session, dealers said.
A Chinese office of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan's main trade promotion body, signed an agreement Tuesday with the China's Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs to strengthen cooperation in the convention and exhibition sector.
The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) is planning to integrate the chip-embedded national identification card and Citizen Digital Certificate, and equip the resulting card with an electronic purse to facilitate usage, Interior Minister Chen Wei zen (陳威仁) said.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Mainland China's top official negotiator with Taiwan yesterday stated that the results of past cross-strait agreements could "collapse" if the "1992 Consensus" is not upheld, as the two sides concluded two new agreements yesterday in Fuzhou., 1 Comment