Monday, December 16, 2013
A problem with a switch near Taiwan High Speed Rail's Taichung Station caused 21 trains to be delayed on Sunday, affecting some 14,000 passengers before the problem was repaired.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Farmers from Kaohsiung City's Ciaotou and Tzukuan Districts yesterday demanded that the government hand out a severe punishment to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) for polluting the Hou-chin River.
The Justice Ministry's internal committee on oversight yesterday urged that Prosecutor-General Huang Shih-ming be removed from office over a wiretapping scandal.
The trade pact signed between Taiwan and Singapore recently is expected to clear the Legislature this session, as both the ruling and major opposition parties have expressed their support for the agreement.
Lending extended by banks operating in Taiwan to China as of the end of September hit a record high amid warming business ties across the Taiwan Strait, the central bank said Saturday.1 Comment
Leading economic think tank Yuanta-Polaris Research Institute said Saturday that it was cautious
As budget airlines become increasingly popular in the region, Taiwan is set to see at least two new low-cost air carriers move in over the next year, according to the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Saturday.
The next three years will be a critical time for Taiwan, when it must decide if it will play a part in global economic integration or be left behind, an expert in political economics and cross-strait affairs said Saturday, urging what he called a “lifting of economic martial law.”
Mega Financial Holding Co. has raised NT$21.5 billion (US$724 million) in funds through a rights issue in a bid to strengthen the capital structure of its banking operations.