Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The National Health Insurance's (NHI) reserve fund reached a record high NT$200 billion as of the end of July, sufficient to cover 4.5 months of insurance expenditure, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW, 衛福部) said yesterday.
Taiwanese Mandopop singer Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰) was recognized Monday as the country's most outstanding young person this year in the field of culture and the arts.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. on Monday reported a lower-than-expected loss per share for the third quarter thanks to company-wide measures to reduce costs.
High school romance "Our Times" has taken Taiwan's box office by storm, becoming the fifth highest-grossing Taiwanese film ever in the domestic market as of Sunday.
The Taichung High Administrative Court has recently revoked a city government decision to fine the owner of a hippopotamus that died late last year in two accidents.
Fair Friend Group (友嘉), which is participating at the EMO Milano 2015 exhibition, astounded the world by stating its plan to acquire Germany's 143-year-old machine tool manufacturer Wohlenberg.
At the end of the year, Taiwan may have the chance to join talks to become a second-round member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Legislative Speaker Wang Jyn-ping (王金平) said in Taipei yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan closed moderately higher in thin trading yesterday, with the bellwether electronics sector slightly underperforming the overall market.
Taiwanese contract laptop maker Inventec Corp. (英葉達) is working to begin production in Indonesia and India for major mobile phone customer, Xiaomi Inc. (小米) of China, as part of an overseas manufacturing contract.
Minister of Finance Chang Sheng-ford said Monday that his ministry is considering lowering taxes to revive the economy, once such a step would not compromise the country's financial integrity.