Thursday, November 27, 2014
Taiwan has signed a mutual driver's license recognition agreement with the U.S. state of Mississippi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Microsoft Taiwan Corp. unveiled research findings, including evidence that Asia has become the frontline battlefield for computer hackers and that cyber attackers strike 400 million computers around the world each year.
Chen Deming (陳德銘), president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS, 海協會), plans to take a look at Taiwan's agricultural, tourism and other sectors during a visit before the end of this year, a Chinese official said Wednesday.
Visiting Marshall Islands President Christopher Loeak received an honorary doctoral degree from Taipei Medical University (TMU) Wednesday, in recognition of his efforts to promote bilateral exchanges in public health.
Shares of Taiwanese sapphire manufacturers moved sharply higher Wednesday morning after Chinese media reported a day earlier that Apple Inc. will use sapphire displays in the production of its next generation iPhone 7, dealers said.
A Taiwanese budget airline has expressed interest in obtaining the right to fly a regularly scheduled cross-Taiwan Strait route for the first time, but it will face stiff competition from more established carriers.
Despite media speculation that pop singer Jay Chou (周杰倫) will get married Jan. 18 since he openly revealed his romance with model Hannah Quinlivan, his own record and management company has confirmed only that he will have two wedding banquets — one at home and one overseas.
Police recently arrested a drug-trafficking suspect who allegedly smuggled heroin from Vietnam by making the illicit drug into the shape of cashew nuts, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
Panel maker Innolux Co. (群創) said yesterday that its syndicated loan deal is moving forward smoothly and it has secured 80 percent of the loan, refuting rumors in the market that the deal is falling apart.
As silicon slingers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台灣積體電路) aggressively pursue transistor scaling, ASML Holding expects to triple its earnings per share (EPS) by 2020.