Taiwan is stepping up efforts to attract budding tech talent from around the world, as it seeks to cast itself as a hub for tech startups.
With global economic growth momentum picking up in 2017, the production value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector is expected to grow about 1 percent next year, according to the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute's Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK, 工研院產業經濟與趨勢研究中心).
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has come up with measures to boost daily turnover in the local equity market by providing incentives to brokerages who persuade clients to trade.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip-maker, announced Saturday that it would distribute more than NT$400 million in bonuses to its employees by the end of November.
The Legislative Yuan has approved an amendment to the Statute for the Establishment and Administration of the National Financial Stabilization Fund (國家金融安定基金設置及管理條例) to allow stepped-up monitoring of government use of the fund, which is aimed at stabilizing the local stock market.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has urged investors to use its "trade-to-trade" simulation platform to gain familiarity with the securities trading mechanism that has gained popularity in global markets.
Taiwan's operating power reserve rate hit 2.74 percent on Friday, the 6th lowest ever recorded, according to statistics released by state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower).
The picture shows a Dornier 228 plane to be phased out by Daily Air Corp. after having served the firm's flights between Taiwan and outlying islands for over 20 years. The company has newly purchased four DHC-6 400 planes from Canada to replace Dornier 228 planes.
Yunlin County Magistrate Lee Chin-yung (李進勇), center, said at the opening ceremony of the first International Conference on Intelligent Agricultural Machinery in Taiwan (ICOIAM Taiwan 2016) that his government hopes to build a platform for the exchanges of smart agricultural machinery and green energy technologies to inject fresh growth momentum to Taiwan's agricultural industry. The conference opened on Friday morning for a two-day run at a grand conference room of the National Formosa University located in the southern county of Yunlin.
Chairman Chu Wen-chen (朱文成) of state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) speaks at the 2016 national power-saving awards presenting ceremony held on Friday, Oct. 21.