Wednesday, August 27, 2014
HTC Corp. (宏達電) confirmed it will launch the world's first Android smartphone using an octa-core 64-bit processor on Sept. 4, trying to steal spotlights ahead of the annual IFA electronics trade show in Germany.
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day in the United States, according to an AIT press release.
Tickets to singer-songwriter Jay Chou's (周杰倫) Hong Kong concerts in November sold out within two hours after going on sale on Monday, according to JVR Music, Chou's record company.
Chinese military aircraft trespassed into Taiwan's aerial identification zone several times on Monday, the R.O.C. Air Force confirmed yesterday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電) is holding a charity summer camp titled “Love, Hope and Rebuild” from Aug. 25 to 27 for children who went through the Kaohsiung gas explosions.
A Taiwanese entrepreneur was being sought by a Japanese man who was moved by Taiwanese generosity in July to help fund a medical bill for sending an ill Japanese person home for further care.
Taiwan's economy will gain traction over the next six months on the back of the global economic rebound, according to the latest Institute for Economic Research (Ifo) World Economic Survey released recently.
The Tourism Bureau (交通部觀光局) is planning to push for mandatory star ratings for all tourist hotels in Taiwan to better ensure the quality of accommodation, an official said Tuesday.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金融監督管理委員會) chief recently said that foreign funds have come back to Taiwan in August, revealing strong confidence in the uptrend of local equity markets.