Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said it welcomes remarks made yesterday by a Philippine cabinet official that Manila and Taipei are likely to discuss a possible fishery agreement soon, probably by June or July this year.
Taiwan has received a shipment of candidate vaccine viruses from the United States to develop a vaccine against human infections of H7N9 avian influenza, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.
A Taiwanese man who is the only person in the country found to have contracted the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus has recovered and was discharged from National Taiwan University (NTU) Hospital yesterday.
The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS) yesterday lowered its 2013 growth forecast for Taiwan by 1.19 percent to 2.4 percent, after the performance in the first quarter fell far below expectations
Nan Kai University of Technology President Chen Yu-lung (陳猷龍) was taken into custody yesterday after a judge ruled that there was sufficient evidence of alleged corruption to warrant his detention.
After filing its latest complaints with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and a federal court in the state of Delaware, Nokia said Friday it has filed two new complaints in San Diego district court against HTC and accused the company of infringing on nine of its patents.
Lin Join-sane (林中森), Taiwan's top negotiator with China, said yesterday that relations between Taiwan and China are the best in 60 years and hoped the two sides could set aside disputes and create a win-win situation through close exchanges and cooperation.
Shares in Taiwan fell into consolidation mode Friday, after a steep drop in the previous session, as market sentiment remained cautious over the possibility of an early phasing out of the United States Federal Reserve's stimulus measures, dealers said.
China will be willing to have contact with the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) if the opposition party gives up its pro-independence cause, a key Chinese official handling cross-strait affairs reportedly has said.
Morgan Stanley has raised its rating of the Taiwan stock market to “equal weight” from “underweight,” according to a Bloomberg report.