Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Taiwan bagged three more medals at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon yesterday, namely the silver in the women's doubles tennis event, the bronze in the men's team table tennis and the bronze in women's individual road cycling.
The Taiwanese pairing of Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Chan Chin-wei (詹謹瑋) had to settle for silver in the women's doubles at the Asian Games, falling in the finals Monday to a team from Thailand that got better as the match went on.
Miaoli mitten crabs will officially be on the market in October, Miaoli County (苗栗縣) Commissioner Liu Cheng-hung (劉政鴻) said yesterday afternoon at a press conference.
The government will begin in 2015 to reward those who provide information on contaminated food in the market using money from a food safety protection fund, Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Monday.
Shares of AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), one of Taiwan's leading flat panel makers, moved higher Monday in the wake of a research report that forecast a continued increase in the company's 5-inch smartphone screen shipments in the third quarter, dealers said.
Taiwan Cement Corp. (台灣水泥), one of Taiwan's leading cement suppliers, said Monday that it has raised cement prices in Guangdong province because of rising demand in China's market.
The National Police Agency recently launched its fifth wave of crackdowns on criminal gangs this year, with the focus being on gangs that have tried to win over construction bids through violent means, according to a report released by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
Qatar-based al-Jazeera has apologized over a mistranslation during an interview with President Ma Ying-jeou and will make the necessary corrections, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday.
Police from Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China recently teamed up to arrest members of an organized crime group that had swindled some NT$700 million out of victims, said the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
UBS Securities has revised downward its business outlook for Taiwan's Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶電腦), the world's No. 2 contract laptop PC maker, citing reallocation of orders from the company's major clients.