Thursday, January 29, 2015
Taiwanese spend an average NT$5,280 (US$169) per person per month to dine out, which is the fifth highest amount in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a MasterCard survey that was released Wednesday.
Several European authors are scheduled to attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition in February to meet local readers, organizers announced Wednesday.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that he will make public the account item details for his Taipei mayoral election on Jan. 31.
Taiwan's rich maritime resources and advanced fishery industry will soon be known to worldwide audiences as they are highlighted in a soon-to-premiere National Geographic Channel (NGC) documentary series.
The Navy showcased a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) it will soon acquire to help with its intelligence gathering during a drill Wednesday in Southern Taiwan that simulated an attack from China.
The average price of the benchmark DRAM DDR 34Gb dynamic random access memory chip has fallen almost 4 percent on the spot market so far this year because of slow season effects in the first quarter, DRAMeXchange said Wednesday.
Immigrants married to Taiwanese nationals are almost universally happy with life in Taiwan, even though their average household income is less than half the national average, according to census results released Wednesday by the Interior Ministry.
The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF, 國合會) has announced that its higher education scholarship program is now open to students from Taiwan's diplomatic allies and nations with which the R.O.C. has friendly relations.
The Taiwan High Court, Tainan Branch (台南高分院) announced this month after a second ruling that Chi Mei Hospital would be liable in compensating former surgical doctor Tsai Po-chiang (蔡伯羌) for his workplace injury.
Thanks to falling oil prices and stable price levels in general, the local consumer confidence index (CCI) rose to all-time high of 88.23 points in January, according to a study conducted by the National Central University.