Monday, August 31, 2015
Garrett Popcorn Shops from Chicago is expected to open its first store in Taiwan by the end of this year, according to the company's Facebook Taiwan fan page that began operation recently.
Giant panda Yuan Yuan and her mate, Tuan Tuan, on Sunday celebrated their 11th birthday with cakes decorated by animal care workers at the Taipei Zoo.
More than 6,000 ducks on a poultry farm in Chiayi County in Southern Taiwan were culled because epidemic prevention authorities detected the H5N8 avian flu virus in dead ducks at the farm.
Artists from both sides of the Taiwan Strait are showing their works at an exhibition at Taipei 101, marking the 70th anniversary of Republic of China's victory over Japan.
Taiwanese tennis player Chuang Chia-jung and her Chinese partner Liang Chen fell at the last hurdle at the Connecticut Open on Saturday, losing the women's doubles final in straight sets 3-6, 1-6 to Julia Goerges and Lucie Hradecka.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
A public bus carrying 34 people, mostly foreign tourists, overturned on a mountain road in Taipei's Yangmingshan National Park, injuring at least 24, officials said.
Taiwanese investors' confidence in the equity market fell sharply amid lingering concerns over the economic climate at home and abroad and due to a shock resulting from recent volatility in the global financial markets, according to a survey released by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) may not be deterred from its bid to take over control of its major competitor, Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), despite the latter's freshly announced strategic partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry, according to analysts.
American depositary receipts of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider, closed down more than 5 percent on Wall Street ..............
A new survey released recently showed that 85 percent of Taiwan's employers are willing to hire fresh graduates, seeing their work ethic as their main advantage.