Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The latest innovations in electronics are on show at the 2015 Taipei International Electronics Show (台北國際電子產業科技展), held this year with Taiwan's first trade fair featuring e-commerce.
Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗), chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), said Tuesday that a legal maneuver by IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) against a rival is unlikely to affect Taiwan's broader equity market.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.065 to close at NT$32.937 amid rising optimism that the U.S. Federal Reserve is in no hurry to kick off an interest rate hike cycle, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Tuesday, with the index still off an earlier high, ending below the 8,400-point mark while turnover remained moderate, failing to give a significant boost to the market, dealers said.
A local research institute revealed Taiwan's first locally developed metal 3D printing system Tuesday, saying that it hopes to spread the technology into the aerospace and defense industries.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) is "willing to take the burden" of running as the party's presidential candidate, according to a top party official quoting Chu who was cited by local media yesterday.
The body of a man was found crammed inside a green barrel off the Central Cross-Island Highway (中橫公路) on Sunday and police officials are speculating about the possibility that the presumed murder could be related to another "body-in-bin" case reported on Sept. 28.
The Kuomintang has ceased to function as a viable political party. Again.
The National Security Bureau (NSB, 國安局) chief yesterday said that his bureau is currently training a group of special agents to offer protection to presidential candidates for the election campaign starting next month.
Apple's iPhone 6S series, which goes on sale Friday in Taiwan, could be the most expensive ever.