Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Semiconductor assembly, packaging and testing company Powertech Technology Inc. (力成) yesterday held an earnings conference, announcing a second quarter net income of NT$898 million, up 50.4 percent quarter-on-quarter, and revenues of NT$10.58 billion.
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) yesterday announced that Alys Spensley has begun her tenure as the cultural affairs officer in the AIT's Public Diplomacy Section.
Thirty-four people have tested positive for AIDS using a rapid saliva screening kit provided by several civic groups, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
A 25-day-old infant died Monday in Southern Taiwan after becoming infected with echovirus type 11, making him the youngest victim of human enterovirus this year, the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday.
Lanyu, an island off Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan, has received 154 milimeters of rain over the past 24 hours as Typhoon Matmo approaches, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said yesterday.
The Central News Agency updated the Focus Taiwan app for Apple and Android mobile devices this week to take better advantage of screen real estate and create a more image-centric experience.
The approaching Typhoon Matmo has caused vegetable prices to increase ahead of its arrival, prompting the main opposition party to slam the government for allowing “outrageous” hikes without taking into account people's economic hardships.
Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) officially launched an online database Tuesday that profiles thousands of patents and related reports, hoping to give Taiwanese companies a patent deployment edge.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday afternoon issued a sea warning for the approaching Typhoon Matmo, adding that torrential rain is expected in Hualien and Central and Northern Taiwan tonight.