Sunday, July 27, 2014
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has vowed to continue its efforts to push for fiscal restructuring to improve the state of Taiwan's finances and eventually strengthen the country's global competitiveness.
Taiwan's agriculture sector has suffered NT$534.87 million (US$17.73 million) in losses as of 4 p.m. Saturday from the battering the island took from Typhoon Matmo on July 22, according to the latest Council of Agriculture figures.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah said at the opening of the National Conference on Economic and Trade Affairs in Taipei on Saturday that globalization is an unavoidable trend and Taiwan needs an appropriate strategy to deal with it.
The growth in shipments of analog integrated circuits is expected to beat the growth of the broader semiconductor market between 2013 and 2018, a market research report said Saturday.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen (葉世文) and Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) were indicted on corruption charges yesterday for their involvement in a bribery case, with the latter released on bail of NT$30 million.
A line of trees about 500 meters away from the crash site of Flight GE222 is suspected to be the aircraft's point of impact, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) revealed yesterday.
TransAsia Airways (復興航空) Chairman Vincent Lin (林明昇) yesterday visited a funeral home in Penghu to pay tribute to the families of the victims who passed away in the crash of Flight GE222 that caused the deaths of 48 passengers and injured 10 people., 1 Comment
Pope Francis offered condolences late Thursday to the families of the victims of Flight GE222, which crashed in Taiwan's outlying Penghu island chain Wednesday night, killing 48 of the 58 people on board.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday visited one of the Flight GE222 accident survivors at MacKay Memorial Hospital (馬偕醫院) in Taipei and requested that the Ministry of Transportation and Communications strengthen its aviation safety measures.
Almost three-dozen pharmacies are being investigated for allegedly having defrauded the National Health Insurance (NHI) program out of more than NT$70 million, government investigators said yesterday.