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Sunday, November 23, 2014
A surprise move by the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to cut interest rates has lowered the chance for Taiwan's central bank to kick off a rate hike cycle any time soon, an economist said Saturday.
Taiwan -- Disabled man hailed for passing NY bar exam
A Taiwanese man with spinal muscular atrophy was recognized in Taipei Saturday for his inspiring story overcoming paralysis to make it to Harvard's school of law and pass the New York bar exam.
Spain sees a good opportunity in increasing its sales of olive oil to Taiwan, as the country struggles with a series of food scandals involving the use of tainted oil, Spain's representative to Taiwan said Tuesday at a seminar to promote premium Spanish olive oil.
Taiwan will seek out new sources of foreign laborers to meet local needs, a deputy labor minister said Saturday in a bid to dispel concerns after Indonesia, an important sources of Taiwan's domestic caregivers, announced plans to stop exporting female laborers in five years.
Dossiers on many political prisoners during Taiwan's martial law period of 1949-1987 will soon be opened to the public, the Ministry of Culture said Monday.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 消基會) published its findings concerning credit cards' long service life and high replacement fees during a press conference in Taipei on Friday.
Smartphone camera lens maker Largan Precision Co., one of the Taiwanese leading suppliers to Apple Inc., has become the largest contributor to the local optoelectronics sector in terms of sales and earnings, the Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA) said Saturday.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the U.S. Congress.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday that Taiwan is on the right track in its push for trade liberalization, but he added that the progress has not been fast enough, citing the stalled Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement as a cause of Taiwan remaining far behind South Korea, its main competitor.
Taiwan -- Stalled China trade pact causing nation to fall behind S. Korea: Ma
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday dismissed allegations of questionable medical ethics made against him, namely, that he illegally harvested organs from patients at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) before they were pronounced brain dead.
Taiwan -- Ko refutes allegation of shady organ harvesting
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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