Thirteen tourism-related businesses workers will march down Ketagalan Boulevard on Sept. 12 to call attention to concerns that the number of tourists from mainland China has declined since the new administration took office in May.
China Airlines (CAL), one of the leading international carriers in Taiwan, said that it will resume cargo services to India amid optimism toward the fast-growing South Asian economy.
The Breeze Center department store chain will hold a closed-door party at its Xinyi branch in Taipei Friday, a late summer sales promotion targeting its top-end clientele.
The Veterans Affairs Council (VAC, 退輔會) agreed to a Defense Ministry proposal to handle pensions for military retirees separately from those of civil servants and public school teachers, Wednesday.
The Fair Trade Commission (FTC, 公平會) Wednesday greenlighted Dutch company ASML's purchase of chip-making equipment manufacturer Hermes Microvision Inc. (HMI, 漢微科), saying that the deal would not jeopardize fair market competition.
President Tsai Ing-wen bends a flexible display during her visit to the 2016 Touch Taiwan show at Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Wednesday, Aug. 24.
National Health Research Institutes (國衛院, NHRI) defended the government's testing methods for measuring exposure to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM, 氯乙烯), following the Executive Yuan's order for elementary school students near the Sixth Naphtha Refinery (六輕石化) in Yunlin to be transferred due to health concerns.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.066 to close at NT$31.772 as traders took cues from the weakness of other regional currencies to push up the U.S. unit, dealers said.
Taiwan's rating by the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) could be hurt after Mega International Commercial Bank's New York branch was fined for violating anti-money laundering laws in the United States, a Ministry of Justice official said Wednesday.
BMW, which is celebrating its centennial this year, is holding an exhibition in Taipei to showcase the carmaker's vision for the next 100 years. The exhibition, themed "The Next 100 Years," showcases 18 car models, including the classic BMW 507 roadster and Isetta, at Taipei's Nangang Exhibition Center.