Thursday, August 28, 2014
A woman from the Philippines yesterday killed herself and her young daughter after discovering that her Taiwanese husband of nearly 10 years was having an affair with a 22-year-old woman in China.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) expanded its mid tier Desire family Wednesday with the launch in Taiwan of the Desire 510, a model targeted at budget consumers in the fourth generation (4G) mobile market.
A planned program to further cut the country's military personnel to below 200,000 by the end of 2019 will be formally implemented from next year, as Taiwan moves forward with its efforts to streamline the military, Defense Minister Yen Ming said.
Taiwan's main trade promotion body opened an office in Chengdu City — its fifth in China — to expand its service network and help more Taiwanese companies seek business opportunities in western China.
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will organize a series of picnics around Taiwan Sept. 28 to celebrate its 28th anniversary, DPP Secretary-General Hung Yao-fu said Tuesday.
The Health Promotion Administration (HPA) announced yesterday that there will be subsidies for artificial fertilization next year, hoping to boost the low fertility rate in Taiwan.
Shares of Lextar Electronics Corp. (隆達電), one of Taiwan's leading light-emitting diode chip suppliers, soared Wednesday morning after the company announced that U.S.-based Cree Inc. had agreed to acquire a stake in the Taiwanese company, dealers said.
The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) and the Eurex Exchange, a derivative exchange in Germany, are scheduled to discuss cooperation in the futures market in Taipei yesterday.
An exhibition of treasures from Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM, 國立故宮博物院) in Tokyo on Wednesday welcomed its 300,000th visitor — 12-year-old Japanese girl Rikako Kishi.
Tatung InfoComm (大同電信) yesterday lashed out against the National Communications Commission (NCC) for denying the company's application to renew its WiMAX license last week, which is set to expire early December, denying the firm a chance to upgrade to more current standards.