Friday, February 27, 2015
Taiwan registered a record high annual current account surplus and financial account net outflow for full year 2014, following a similar performance in the fourth quarter, the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) said Thursday.
Taiwan said Thursday that it will deploy military aircraft to warn any passenger planes that cross the halfway line in the Taiwan Strait in violation of civil aviation regulations.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday announced that the amended laws concerning the labeling of genetically modified food products will be implemented as early as June.
The nation's freeways could see about 2.5 million motorists each day during the 3-day 228 Peace Memorial Day weekend starting Friday, transportation officials said Thursday while announcing traffic controls to avoid congestion.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday held a meeting with dental experts and representatives from local health departments to formulate a draft for reference material that will implore standardized charges to dentists for dental implants nationwide.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) yesterday called for the nation to take notice of the dramatic drop of 180,000 people in Taiwan's workforce each year starting in 2016.
Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) on Thursday referred the Taiwan Tower project to the Agency Against Corruption for investigation.
Taiwan's Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶), the world's second-largest contract maker of laptops, said Thursday that its notebook PC shipments will remain flat this year but will still outperform the overall market.
The average regular nominal wage in Taiwan for 2014 stood at NT$38,208 (US$1,212), a record high and up 1.81 percent from a year earlier, according to government statistics released Thursday.
Former President Alfonso Portillo flew home Wednesday after being released from a six-year prison term in the U.S. for accepting US$2.5 million in bribes from Taiwan.