Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, disputed a press report Monday that the company may set up a 12-inch silicon wafer plant in China soon.
YouBike, Taipei's public bicycle rental system, opened six more automated rental kiosks in Taipei Monday, bringing to 196 the total number of such stations in and around the city.
Taiwanese Mandopop king Jay Chou (周杰倫) confirmed speculation Monday that he will marry his longtime girlfriend, model Hannah Quinlivan (昆凌), on his 36th birthday in January next year.
Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism Commissioner to-be Chien Yu-yen (簡余晏) yesterday said Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had said during yesterday's staff meeting that the fate of the debated Zhongxiao West Road bus lane would be decided tomorrow.
A documentary series that tells the story of the Chinese-American Composite Wing (CACW), better known as the “Flying Tigers,” a R.O.C.-U.S. alliance during the World War II, will air today to commemorate the R.O.C's contribution during World War II.
The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) established sisterhood links with Japan's Sanyo Electric Railway Co. on Monday to promote their coastal lines.
An annual nationwide bird survey kicked off on a high note Dec. 20, with the majestic and endangered Mikado pheasant spotted on the very first day, organizers said.
Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) breezed past her South Korean opponent Sunday to become the first Taiwanese to win the Badminton World Federation's World Superseries Finals.
A graduate student at National Taipei University of Technology earned an award Monday for inventing a device that collects water from an air conditioning unit to spray mist that keeps temperatures cool while preventing the room from losing humidity.
Changhua County has expanded its YouBike public bike rental system to the historic tourist hotspot of Lukang (Lugang) Township, marking the third city or town in the central county to be serviced by the popular transportation option.