Monday, November 24, 2014
A couple surnamed Yeh (葉) drowned after rescuing their two drowning sons at a beach in Budai Township (布袋鎮), Chiayi County, yesterday.
A 95-year-old woman in Taiwan's southern county of Yunlin came back from the dead last week after her family played her recitations of a Buddhist sutra, the China Times reported Friday.
Plastic rubbish has invaded everyday life in Taiwan overwhelmingly, according to a recent survey which found that it has inundated every inch of Taiwan's coastline, posing a serious threat to the island's marine environment and eventually to its citizens' health.
Sir Iaokoba Taeia Italeli, governor-general of Tuvalu earlier this month visited the International Spotlight Central Region Program event and gained familiarity with a number of Taiwan's most compelling cultural and creative industry attractions.
Taiwan's technical consumer goods market continued to decline in the third quarter of 2014 despite growth in home appliances sectors, according to German market research and advisory firm GfK Group.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Chinese veteran actor Chen Jianbin (陳建斌) became the biggest winner at The 51st Golden Horse Awards (金馬獎) yesterday, winning in three of the four categories where he was nominated, including best lead actor and best supporting actor.
An aide to Ko Wen-je was arrested yesterday by Taipei prosecutors looking into alleged wiretapping of the independent Taipei mayoral hopeful's office, but his lawyer said there was no evidence in support of the arrest.
The two major candidates in the Taipei mayoral poll drummed up support for their campaigns yesterday by arranging massive public events on the last Saturday in the lead-up to the Nov. 29 vote.
Nanya Technology Corp., one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip makers, has been ranked the world's fourth largest mobile DRAM supplier in the third quarter of this year by DRAMeXchange.
Three high-tech companies in Europe are planning to invest more than NT$5 billion (US$161 million) in Taiwan following efforts to court foreign investments, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).