Friday, December 13, 2013
A pre-show press conference was held yesterday to provide a preview of two lighting and LED trade shows slated to take place next year.
Taipei 101 has replaced the Shin Kong Life Tower (新光摩天大樓) as Taipei City's most expensive property, ending the latter's 15-year reign, according to the update issued yesterday by the Department of Land, Taipei City Government (台北市政府地政局).
Taiwan will see a 1.72-percent GDP growth in 2013, and 3.03-percent growth in 2014, according to the latest forecast made by the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, 中華經濟研究院) yesterday.
ScinoPharm (神隆) on Thursday announced it has completed construction of its plant in Changshu, Jiangsu province, mainland China, which is set to serve as a base for the company to develop its active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) business in China.
The U.S.-based Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launched its flagship store in Taipei on Thursday, attracting a long line of 500 shoppers scrambling for the golden ticket which offers free donuts for a year.
Shares in Taiwan closed below 8,400 points Thursday in the wake of an overnight fall on Wall Street as fears about a tapering-off of quantitative easing measures by the U.S. Federal Reserve escalated, dealers said.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The Council of Agriculture (COA) yesterday officially revoked Chyuan Shun Food Enterprise Co.'s (泉順食品) certificate of food dealership for mislabeling packaged rice, marking the first such revocation in 60 years., 1 Comment
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday met with American Institute in Taipei Director Raymond F. Burghardt (薄瑞光) at the Presidential Office and said that the overlapping of Air Defense Identification Zones (ADIZs) over the East China Sea should be solved through negotiations.
Four Kaohsiung City councilors yesterday urged the local government to seek NT$3.7 billion in compensation from Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) Inc. for dumping wastewater containing strong acids and heavy metals from its K7 facility in Kaohsiung City into the Hou-chin River., 1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday that King Pu-tsung (金溥聰), Taiwan's de facto envoy to the U.S., had returned to handle a long-standing Taiwan-U.S. project, countering claims by local reports that King had returned to secure a high-ranking U.S. official's visit.