Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Financial Supervisory Commission (金管會) yesterday detailed three types of claims available to the nearly 500 victims injured when colored powder caught fire at a water park in New Taipei City on Saturday.
Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin (林書豪) yesterday said he has continued to sharpen his skills over the ongoing offseason as he aimed to sign a contract with any NBA team where he could be a starter and which fits his style.
Jeremy Lin (林書豪), the first NBA player of Taiwanese descent, said Monday that he hopes to spend more time at Taiwan's night markets -- his favorite places in the country.
Deputy Legislative Speaker and likely Kuomintang (KMT) 2016 presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) stated yesterday that it was too early to determine who would be her vice-presidential running mate, although she revealed that plans were being made for her to visit People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜).
President Ma Ying-jeou will visit Taiwan's three diplomatic allies in Latin America and the Caribbean region later this month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
The Chiayi District Court on Monday awarded total damages of NT$10.59 million (US$342,000) to nine mainland tourists who had sustained serious injuries in a bus accident in the city three years ago.
Trend Micro Inc. (趨勢科技) has issued a warning to Taiwanese small- and medium-sized enterprises about the newest Nigerian hacking scheme that will not only steal information, but also cancel transactions initiated by enterprises and transfer the money to the hacker's bank accounts instead.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday announced new national temperature highs for June that smashed previous records.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) said yesterday that Taiwan will apply to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) via its membership at the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Taiwan's consumer confidence index (CCI) fell 1.06 points in June to 90.58, dragged by sentiment in equity market investment and in national economic outlook, according to a survey released yesterday by National Central University (中央大學).