Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Joseph Nye, a top global political scholar who coined the term “soft power,” was invited by NU SKIN to Taipei to give a keynote speech, in which he stressed the importance of applying soft power in the global information age.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
CTBC Commercial Bank (中國信託商業銀行) and the CTBC Charity Foundation (中國信託慈善基金會) yesterday kicked off its “Light the Fire for a Better Life” (點燃生命之火) fundraising drive for Taiwan's disadvantaged children.
Worldwide semiconductor revenues are expected to grow in 2013 on the back of increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet computers, according to a research note from advisory firm Gartner Inc.
Both computer maker Asus (華碩) and semiconductor manufacturing service provider ASE Group (日月光) reported new single-month sales records in November.
While the rules will be relaxed for hiring foreign white-collar employees in Taiwan's free economic pilot zones, the minimum wage for foreign employees there will not be done away with, the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) said yesterday.
Two of Taiwan's major telecom operators said yesterday that they will soon offer information to local consumers about Apple Inc.'s “new iPad models,” apparently referring to the iPad Air and iPad mini 2.
Taiwan's economy will improve in 2014 on the back of an expanding global economy, according to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ).
Exports in November decreased by 4.7 percent month-on-month but stayed level year-on-year, according to a report released by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) yesterday.
The Formosa bonds of four major Chinese state-owned banks are set to begin trading on the GreTai Securities Market (GTSM) on Tuesday, massively expanding the Formosa bond market scale in 2013 by 1.72 times to 10.6 billion.
TransAsia Airways (復興航空) is poised to receive NT$600 million in state compensation, after the R.O.C. Air Force elected to cease appeal efforts in courts following a decade-long legal battle.