Business sentiment in the local manufacturing sector improved in July as Taiwan's exports rebounded, according to a survey released by the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台經院) Thursday.
None of the five Chinese cities invited to an international forum organized by Kaohsiung have provided a response on whether they will attend the event, the city's Deputy Mayor Hsu Li-ming said Wednesday.
The Breeze Center department store chain will hold a closed-door party at its Xinyi branch in Taipei Friday, a late summer sales promotion targeting its top-end clientele.
At a Wednesday morning protest, V Air employees accused the airline of planning layoffs without proper notification and demanded positions at the airline's parent company, Transasia Airways, after V Air is shut down in October.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou poses for a photo at the summit of Yushan, Taiwan's highest mountain, on Wednesday, Aug. 24, in this photo posted on his Facebook page. Ma said in a live Facebook broadcast that traveling to the Yushan summit "has been something I want to go for a long time."
Vice President Chen Chien-jen is slated visit the Holy See on Sept. 2 to attend the canonization ceremony of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the Foreign Affairs Ministry announced Wednesday.
The Veterans Affairs Council (VAC, 退輔會) agreed to a Defense Ministry proposal to handle pensions for military retirees separately from those of civil servants and public school teachers, Wednesday.
The Fair Trade Commission (FTC, 公平會) Wednesday greenlighted Dutch company ASML's purchase of chip-making equipment manufacturer Hermes Microvision Inc. (HMI, 漢微科), saying that the deal would not jeopardize fair market competition.
President Tsai Ing-wen bends a flexible display during her visit to the 2016 Touch Taiwan show at Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Wednesday, Aug. 24.
National Health Research Institutes (國衛院, NHRI) defended the government's testing methods for measuring exposure to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM, 氯乙烯), following the Executive Yuan's order for elementary school students near the Sixth Naphtha Refinery (六輕石化) in Yunlin to be transferred due to health concerns.