Thursday, December 18, 2014
Up to 19 Uber drivers have been fined by the Transportation Ministry, and the ministry may enforce fine collections totaling NT$950,000 by year-end, at the earliest.
Tigerair Taiwan, the first Taiwan-based budget carrier to take to the skies with its launch in September, started a new service to Macau on Wednesday amid increasing competition in the low-cost air travel market.
Moviegoers in Taiwan will finally get a chance to see “Blind Massage,” the biggest winner at this year's Golden Horse Awards, when it is released in Taiwan in January, thanks to a new regulation.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued a final anti-dumping decision on Taiwan's solar product exporters, concluding that Taiwanese companies sold products at unfairly low prices in the U.S. market.
China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) received the Global Traveler magazine's “Best Airline in North Asia” recognition once again, a testimony that the airline's hardware upgrade has won the consumers' approval.
Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) was once again named the top Taiwanese global brand for the year on an annual list released Wednesday by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) has fined the Taipei branch of British multinational banking and financial service company Barclays NT$12 million for aiding the activities of corporate officers who are not licensed to sell overseas financial products in Taiwan.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Tuesday it has plans to produce a small volume of mobile chips in China made on its mature 28-nanometer manufacturing technology.
A biomedical industry and incubation center was inaugurated Tuesday at the Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park to promote development in the growing field.
Academia Sinica, the nation's top research institute, made an upward adjustment to Taiwan's GDP growth to 3.42 percent in 2014, and predicted that Taiwan will see 3.38-percent growth in 2015.