Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Local scholars raised concern in a public hearing yesterday that the government's flagship project Free Economic Pilot Zones (FEPZ) may face public opposition, as the program may induce income disparity as well as land ownership disputes.
The global market for wearable devices will grow substantially over the next four years, as technology development is now focused on such devices, according to a report by the Institute for Information Industry (III).
Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) data shows that foreign institutional investors (FINIs) last week overbought local shares worth NT$21.41 billion, an over 40-percent drop from the NT$36.45 billion a week earlier.
Shares in Taiwan ended lower in thin trading Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines following recent losses on the U.S. stock market.
Worldwide smartphone shipments will grow in the second quarter of the year with the arrival of the industry's traditional peak season, according to a local market information advisory firm.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Gina McCarthy, the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is scheduled to meet President Ma Ying-jeou today, making her the first Cabinet-level U.S. official to visit Taiwan in 14 years., 2 Comments
In a press release published on its website yesterday, the Zhongzheng First Precinct (中正一分局) announced that members of the Referendum Alliance (公投護台灣聯盟) would be granted the right to continue their protests near the Legislative Yuan., 1 Comment
State-run CPC Corp. (中油) announced yesterday that based on the latest movements of its floating oil price index, the price of domestic fuel will remain unchanged remained unchanged over the course of this week.
Two members of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday called for an honest debate about “generational transition” and other issues, just as student protesters recently raised awareness of a controversial trade pact with China., 1 Comment
Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus paid a visit to CTBC Charity Foundation on Saturday, where he lauded CTBC Bank's effort to provide loan services to the poor and help them break out of poverty.