Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The business and tourism activities will not be affected by the declaration of martial law by Thailand's army, the Tourism Bureau said yesterday.
A Taiwanese government delegation set to visit Taiwanese businesses that suffered damage during anti-China riots in Vietnam last week to help them get back on their feet will hold three workshops during its four-day stay there, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwanese passport holders can enjoy visa-free entry or landing-visas at 140 countries and territories now that five more places have extended such privileges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
Nine local banks were found to have violated the law in their practice of selling the financial product target redemption forward (TRF), according to the result of an investigation conducted by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
The annual growth of M1B and M2 — two major money supply indicators — rebounded to 9.14 percent and 5.82 percent in the first quarter, promising a continued influx of foreign funds and an uptrend in the share market.
Taiwanese providers of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules may stand to benefit as the Australian government launches an anti-dumping investigation into finished and semi-finished Chinese PV imports.
China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) formally signed into effect an industry-university cooperation program with Tamkang University (TKU, 淡江大學) on Tuesday, introducing a civil aviation curriculum with course credits available.
Taiwan shares ended a five-day winning streak Tuesday, closing down 0.13 percent at the day's low of 8,887.79, while the U.S. dollar (USD) rose NT$0.017 to close at the day's high of NT$30.202 in Taipei.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Amid rising concerns over escalating anti-China unrest and damages to Taiwan-invested assets in Vietnam, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) yesterday announced that it may consider enacting an across-the-board halt to admitting Vietnamese migrant workers.7 Comments
More than 200 Taiwanese-invested companies in Vietnam have been damaged during recent anti-China protests, of which 18 were set on fire, official data showed Sunday.