Friday, May 17, 2013
HTC Corp. said Thursday that its production capacity for its new HTC One flagship phone is rising sharply month by month as its component supply issues continue to improve.
Former finance minister Christina Liu (劉憶如) is feeling vindicated.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The government enacted the second stage of retaliatory measures toward the Philippine government to show dissatisfaction with their responses to Taiwan's demands over the Hung Shih-cheng (洪石成) fisherman shooting incident, yesterday., 22 Comments
The first stock gains tax review meeting was held yesterday evening, and the review team produced a new tax version which removes the 8,500-point market barrier and charges 0.1 percent on transactions over NT$1 billion.
The Philippine president on Wednesday apologized to Taiwan for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coast guard personnel, after Taiwan rejected an earlier Philippine apology and started retaliating diplomatically., 2 Comments
A Taiwan naval vessel yesterday departed from a southern harbor to join a joint exercise with the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) set to be held today as part of the government's efforts to showcase its determination to protect fishermen operating in disputed areas in the South China Sea., 2 Comments
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday held a National Security Council meeting, deciding to launch the first round of sanctions against the Philippines over its failure to meet Taiwan's demands with regard to the recent shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coastguardsmen.
Amid anger following the death of a Taiwanese fisherman killed by Philippine Coast Guard personnel, the main opposition party yesterday voiced its concern for local Filipino workers and urged Taiwanese to adopt a rational attitude, said Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) spokesman Lin Chun-hsien (林俊憲)., 1 Comment
Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦), minister of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), yesterday thanked mainland China for its concern over the recent spat between Taiwan and the Philippines, stressing, however, that it is the responsibility of the Republic of China government to protect the nation's fishing rights in the South China Sea.
Members of the Pingtung District Prosecutors Office are slated to leave today for the Philippines to further investigate the recent shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coast guards.