Friday, November 21, 2014
The Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was adopted by the United Nations Nov. 20, 1989, was officially implemented in Taiwan Thursday, the Cabinet announced that day.
Taiwan has not given up on the possibility of holding an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders Meeting in the future, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Seven years after holding 48 percent of Fusheng Group, Oaktree Capital is said to have hired an investment bank to begin a sale process to unload its investment in the world's largest golf club head maker.
An aide to former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) was sentenced to seven years in prison and had his civil rights stripped for five years by the Supreme Court Thursday for accepting bribes while in office, marking the definitive end to a case that has been making its way through the court system for eight years.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned the public Thursday to avoid traveling to the west African country of Mali amid an increasing number of cases of the deadly Ebola virus reported there.
Hollywood actress Lily Collins arrived in Taiwan late Wednesday to attend the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei scheduled to take place this weekend.
A large group of sunspots can now be seen with the naked eye from Taiwan and will remain visible until Nov. 27 as solar activity peaks, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said.
Aiming to narrow Qualcomm's lead in China's fourth generation (4G) smartphone market, MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) is expected to launch a new octa-core processor in the first quarter of 2015.
A visiting U.S. economics official said Thursday that Taiwan will have to be ready if it wants to join high-standard trade agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc.
Shares in Taiwan extended gains Thursday to close above the 9,000-point mark at 9,078.87, while the U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar above NT$31 mark at the day's high of NT$31.015.