Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Due to a decrease in large-scale investment opportunities, Chinese capital flowing to Taiwan dropped nearly 20 percent in the first nine months of the year, the Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday.
Taiwan set a new single-month record for export orders in September because of strong demand for electronic and communications devices, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs figures released Monday.
Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信), Taiwan's largest mobile operator, aimed to grab a 40 percent market share of 4G broadband service but forecast that it will take much longer to turn profitable compared to the 3G sector.
Taiwanese actress Chu Chih-ying (朱芷瑩) will compete for the best actress award at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival for her role in the Malaysian youth drama “River of Exploding Durians.” (榴槤忘返)
Lawmakers yesterday urged the cabinet-level Veterans Affairs Council (VAC, 退輔會) to check the identities of R.O.C. veterans currently living in mainland China to make sure no Chinese nationals have defrauded veterans' pensions.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently warned locals of a job interview scam that many users of the popular free messaging service WeChat have fallen victim to., 1 Comment
William A. Stanton, former director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan, has been named interim senior vice president for Global Affairs at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), widely regarded as one of Taiwan's top schools.
An Air Force major general did not misuse public property during a recent mountain-climbing event on Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, last month, the R.O.C. Air Force said yesterday.
In a legislative session yesterday afternoon, the National Palace Museum (NPM, 國立故宮博物院) attacked a subsidiary company of China's Taiwan Affairs Office's (TAO, 國台辦) for copyright infringement. The company is alleged to have published books and mobile applications without the museum's permission., 1 Comment
There are still good opportunities for Taiwan in the Internet of Things (IoT, 物聯網) era because of a strong demand for hardware manufacturing, the chairman of the state-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) said Monday.