The Taipei and Kaohsiung subway systems will have talking automated teller machines (ATMs) installed at all of their stations by next year to serve the visually impaired, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) said Friday.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower on Friday after moving in a narrow range amid cautious sentiment toward a possible major pullback after the weighted index passed 9,300 points a day earlier, dealers said.
Former Bank of Kaohsiung Chairman Lee Ruey-tsang (李瑞倉) poses for a photo on Friday, Oct. 21. He has been appointed by the Executive Yuan to head the Financial Supervisory Commission. Lee, who stepped down from the banking executive position yesterday, is viewed in the company as a kind and courteous manager, who can also be very decisive. He will assume the top financial regulator position next week.
Evergreen Marine Corp. (長榮海運), the largest container shipper in Taiwan, has teamed up with counterparts in the region to upgrade services between Asia and Australia.
More than 60 percent of employers in Taiwan do not plan to offer students internships due to operating costs, a survey conducted by online 1111 Job Bank showed Friday.
Premier Lin Chuan (林全) yesterday gave the Executive Yuan a mandate to closely monitor consumer goods prices, saying merchants who engage in monopolistic practices or other forms of price manipulation would face prosecution.1 Comment
The Executive Yuan passed an amendment to the Electricity Act on Thursday morning, which could even tually terminate Taiwan Power Company's (Taipower) monopoly over the energy industry.
Taiwan's export orders rose for the second consecutive month in September, largely due to the launch of the latest Apple Inc. iPhone models and increasing demand for mid- to low-end handheld mobile devices, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said on Thursday.
Department store staffers cheer in preparation for the first day of Xinyi Shinkong Mitsukoshi Mall's (星光三越百貨) Anniversary Sale in Taipei on Thursday, Oct. 20. Crowds gathered outside the main gate early in the morning, .....
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊), center, poses behind a water pipe with other officials at the opening ceremony for this year's International Water Show in Kaohsiung on Thursday, Oct. 20.