Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The first winners of the biennial Tang Prize have arrived in Taiwan to attend the award ceremony and take part in a week-long series of lectures and other activities to celebrate the international academic award established by Taiwanese entrepreneur Samuel Yin in 2012.
Two large groups of sunspots will remain visible to the naked eye in Taiwan on Wednesday as solar activity reaches its peak, according to the Taipei Astronomical Museum.
About 3.5 million out of 106 million trips from China were to Taiwan between July 2013 and June 2014, making Taiwan the 5th-most popular destination for Chinese visitors in the period, according to the Forbes.com website.
Acer Inc. has been selected to be included in one of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), the company said Monday in a statement.
A Taiwanese design company has won several awards at this year's Red Dot Communication Design Awards, including a “Best of the Best” title given only to the top designs.
According to a recent report by Deutsche Bank AG, TSMC (台積電) is poised to command more than 70 percent of the global market for 28-nanometer and 32-nanometer semiconductor fabrication, as the Taiwan-based sector bellwether commences mass production of its high-performance 28-nanometer variant (HPC) designed to power low- and mid-tier mobile devices.
DBS Group recently said that mainland China's policymakers need to continue financial market reform and liberalize the capital account as they aggressively promote the international use of its currency, the renminbi (RMB).
Aiming at the younger demographic, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT, 中華電信) recently announced three student-specific post-paid service plans for its fourth-generation (4G) long term evolution (LTE) service.
Taiwan shares closed down 5.72 points, or 0.06 percent, at 9,217.46 while the greenback gained NT$0.038 to close at the day's high of NT$30.106 in Taipei on Monday
British bank Barclays PLC on Monday advised investors to hold on to their cumulative preferred stocks in Apple Inc.'s supply chain in Taiwan, citing strong demand for iPhones with bigger screens.