Friday, June 26, 2015
The Central Bank of the Republic of China decided to leave its key interest rates unchanged upon conclusion of a quarterly policymaking meeting Thursday.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo directed the Ministry of Health and Welfare Thursday to study whether to postpone the retirement age as part of an effort to cope with the challenges of a rapidly graying society.
Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Thursday that it will end services between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Chiang Mai in northern Thailand from Aug. 3, in reflection of market demand.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Taiwan subsidiary of the U.S.-owned McDonald's Corporation yesterday confirmed that the company is currently seeking to change its management and operational strategy in the country, but will not be withdrawing from the Taiwan market.2 Comments
During an inspection by the Consumer Protection Committee (CPC, 消費保護處), 20 out of 20 wedding reception halls and restaurants fell short of safety standards, including those for construction and food safety.
In light of food safety concerns in the country and around the world, the government is assisting companies in establishing source control and tracking mechanisms to ensure food quality, .................
The industrial production index in May fell 3.18 percent year-on-year to 106.71, snapping 15 consecutive months of positive growth, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.050 to close at the day's high of NT$31.052 on the back of the local central bank's intervention to help the U.S. currency recoup its earlier losses, dealers said.
The state-run Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower, 台電) urged big electricity consumers on Wednesday to join its new "demand bidding" program, under which the utility "buys back" power from big users capable of cutting back their energy consumption.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Wednesday as investors feared more foreign selling after foreign institutional investors shifted to the sell side on Tuesday, dealers said.