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Thursday, November 27, 2014
Taiwan -- CAL wins big in 1st appearance at TCSA
China Airlines (CAL,中華航空) recently took home four awards during its first-ever participation in the 2014 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA,台灣企業永續獎), according to the air carrier.
Evergreen Marine Corp. (長榮海運), Taiwan's largest shipper, said Wednesday that it will expand its Asia-East Africa shipment services by working with its French and United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterparts to provide its clients with better services.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, losing NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.952 as Taiwanese exporters rushed to raise their local currency holdings to meet fund demand with the end of the month approaching, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed flat Wednesday on thin turnover as many investors took to the sidelines ahead of local government elections slated for Nov. 29, dealers said.
Taiwan -- 9-in-1 Elections' campaigns run hot in Taitung and the outlying islands
Although under less media scrutiny than the rest of the country, Taitung County and Taiwan's three surrounding islands, Kinmen, Penghu and Matsu, are still crucial electoral districts that the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) and opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) aspire to claim as their own.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Taiwan -- DPP's Lin, Wei step down from legislative posts
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Taichung mayoral candidate Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) and Changhua County magisterial candidate Wei Ming-ku (魏明谷) announced in a press conference yesterday at Lin's campaign headquarters that they are resigning from their legislative posts.
Taiwan -- ECCT advises Taiwan to build on its core strengths
The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) in its annual publication called on the government Tuesday to use Taiwan's core strengths effectively to build a better and brighter future for the country.
Taiwan -- Lien labels Ko's wiretapping accusation a 'ruse'
After the camp of Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) claimed it was eavesdropped upon by its Kuomintang (KMT) opponent, Sean Lien (連勝文) dismissed the idea yesterday, calling Ko's accusation an “election ruse.”
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday responded directly to seven pressing appeals voiced by Taiwan's six main industry and commercial associations, including one concerning the Cross-Strait Agreement Supervisory Act (兩岸協議監督條列), by pledging to mobilize the government towards the endeavor, and urged the opposition party to stop stalling the process as free trade agreement negotiations conclude between China and South Korea.
The organizer of the 2015 World Expo in Milan is only willing to place the Taiwan Pavilion in the “corporate area” rather than in the “country area,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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