Saturday, December 7, 2013
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Friday as many investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the release later in the day of a jobs report in the United States that could signal the U.S. Federal Reserve's next move, dealers said.
Taiwan's beverage industry looks set to brew to a record high of NT$43 billion (US$1.45 billion) in revenues this year, thanks in part to the local population's growing love of coffee.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.025 to close at NT$29.665 in thin trading as many traders stayed on the sidelines ahead of the release of a jobs report in the United States later in the day.
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport looks set to hit a record 30 million passengers by the end of the year, the country's largest international airport said Friday.
Friday, December 6, 2013
Minister of the Interior Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) yesterday said that in two weeks he will announce the names of the hostels located within the middle- to high-risk scope at Cingjing Farm (清境農場) of Nantou County.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the mainland Chinese authorities did not consult with his administration before demarcating the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea, and that Beijing's unilateral actions were not conducive toward the bettering of cross-strait ties.
The Supreme Court yesterday upheld bribery charges against former Minister of Transportation and Communications Kuo Yao-chi (郭瑤琪), confirming a sentence of eight years imprisonment handed down by the Taipei High Court in a second trial., 1 Comment
The female population in Taiwan has now exceeded the male population for the first time in 100 years, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) announced yesterday.
A banquet celebrating the 86th Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and the National Day of Thailand took place yesterday evening.
Taiwan's top envoy to Singapore yesterday defended the cost of rent for his official residence in the city-state amid opposition lawmakers' claims that the residence is too extravagant and overly expensive.