The Santaizi ATP Challenger, which incorporates Taiwanese features, kicked off in Taipei, with all home players defeated on the opening day.
A National Yunlin University of Science and Technology student who had been reported missing since Feb. 23 was found sleeping on a street in Taitung's Guanshan Township.
Chinese firms have ramped up display panel production, and China's manufacturing capacity will overtake that of Taiwan by the end of the year, before further threatening Korean rivals next year, research consultancy IHS said Tuesday.
For the past six years, Taiwan has been the No. 1 electronics exporter to Singapore and owns the largest 30.2 percent in market share, the Ministry of Economics Affairs has said in a report.
Shares in Taiwan moved higher Tuesday as suppliers to Apple Inc. staged a technical rebound, giving support to the broader market, dealers said.
Vice Finance Minister Wu Tang-chieh said that the National Financial Stabilization Fund would not unload its holdings for the moment as the local equity market continues to move in consolidation mode.
The government has continued its efforts to stop Uber from operating illegal ride-sharing services in Taiwan and has so far imposed NT$51.3 million in fines on the company, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Tuesday.
Vice Premier Duh Tyzz-jiun said that the Hacks in Taiwan (HIT) association has helped enhance Taiwan's information security technology and talent cultivation by holding activities and forums and the government should certainly extend its support to it.
Taiwan Stock Exchange Co. (TWSE) announced that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$10.13 billion last week. This represented the difference between NT$117.40 billion securities bought and NT$107.27 billion securities sold, according to the TWSE.
Both Kuomintang (KMT) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) figures demanded that embattled Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey (翁啟惠) step down, criticizing his failure to submit his resignation during a meeting with President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday.