Thursday, April 2, 2015
With the same friendly demeanor she's been known to have, while not loosing the professionalism she commands during work, Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei Council Speaker Wu Pi-chu (吳碧珠) entered the conference room to have a brief interview with The China Post.
Taiwan's military on Wednesday defended a submarine prop displayed at a ship commissioning ceremony a day earlier by reiterating the military's strong desire to acquire new submarines to strengthen the country's anti-submarine capabilities.
A NT$23 receipt for lemon tea is among the 12 winners of NT$10 million each in Taiwan's latest uniform invoice lottery, the Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) said yesterday.
The Executive Yuan has approved the Ministry of National Defense's proposal to grant active-duty stipends and stipends for soldiers who decide to extend their time in the military, in an effort to attract more civilians to enlist as the country shifts to an all-volunteer force.
The Ministry of Finance stated Wednesday that although proposed by China, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) initiative is envisioned to be an international financial institution based on the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by 21 other nations and that therefore, the matter should not be examined under the limited scope of cross-Taiwan Strait relations.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) expanded its Chrome OS product line on Wednesday by launching the industry's first Chrome all-in-one desktop PC with a touch display.
In anticipation of the arrival of the four-day Tomb Sweeping Festival, which begins this Friday, the National Freeway Bureau estimates a southbound traffic surge at around 6 p.m. tonight.
A total of 550 companies hailing from 68 countries gathered at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall yesterday to meet up with local suppliers, and the business matching is projected to generate deals worth US$5.23 billion or more.
Property trading in the first 29 days of March grew 60 percent month-on-month but dropped 15 percent compared with a year ago, according to data released by Sinyi Realty (信義房屋).
Taiwan may fall behind its arch rival South Korea in trade development if it fails to join multinational organizations such as the proposed China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a local economist said Wednesday.