Thursday, October 2, 2014
The Wintel camp's favoritism of component suppliers on the mainland is putting the local high-tech industry between hammer and anvil, says Taiwan's Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC, 資策會產業情報研究所).
Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Alex Tsai (蔡正元) yesterday denied rumors of a steadily worsening rift within the campaign team of KMT Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文), dismissing them as “groundless talk.” The remarks came following a report made by the local magazine Next.
There is no need to issue a health advisory against travel to the United States in the wake of the country's first reported case of Ebola, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
Pan-green Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday declared his willingness to explain his involvement regarding the controversial private bank account MG149, before slamming his opponents for obstructing medical research spurred by upcoming political elections.
The Tourism Bureau is working with Kaohsiung City and Penghu County to roll out special travel packages in an effort to promote tourism after two catastrophic accidents that occurred in those areas.
A local man yesterday jumped onto the railway tracks in Taipei Metro Jiantan Station, causing delays for up to 8,500 commuters.
Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford on Wednesday urged curbing consumption of Japan-made products to force a price cut after the recent sharp depreciation of the Japanese yen, though consumers excitedly taking advantage of department stores sales indicated the call may go unheeded.
The Changhua Coastal Industrial Park has been listed as the ninth free economic pilot zone in Taiwan, with lawmakers on Wednesday calling for the speedy passage of a bill to govern the project.
The “Meat-shaped Stone,” one of the two most popular pieces of Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM), will soon be exhibited overseas for the first time in the second phase of a historic exhibition in Japan.
Former Tainan City councilor Wu Chien-pao (吳健保), who was sentenced to three years and two months for game-fixing, went missing on Sept. 30, the day before his prison term was to begin.