Saturday, July 26, 2014
Almost three-dozen pharmacies are being investigated for allegedly having defrauded the National Health Insurance (NHI) program out of more than NT$70 million, government investigators said yesterday.
The Pingtung County Police Bureau (PCPB) yesterday revealed details of a double-homicide/suicide in Checheng, Pingtung.
CPBL Chairman Huang Zhen-tai (黃鎮台) yesterday announced his resignation from his Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職業棒球大聯盟) post, likely a result of the controversy surrounding the broadcasting rights for the CPBL.
Taiwanese-American basketball star Jeremy Lin (林書豪) will wear the No. 17 jersey as a Los Angeles Lakers guard in the new NBA season, a change that he described as an exciting “fresh start.”
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) recently held the 2014 NIA Volunteers Recognition Ceremony, in which NIA Director-General Mo Tien-hu (莫天虎) publicly lauded eight exemplary volunteers, encouraging their contribution toward multiculturalism and human rights.
Baltimore Orioles Taiwan-native starter Wei-Yin Chen's eight shutout innings lifted his team over the Seattle Mariners Thursday with a 4-0 victory in the opening game of their four-game series.
Anticipating growing exports and local demand, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) yesterday raised Taiwan's 2014 GDP growth forecast to 3.28 percent, up 0.05 percentage points from its prediction made in April.
As Apple reportedly placed a big-ticket order for new iPhone units recently, local companies involved in the supply chain — Apple-concept companies — are expected to see stronger sales in the third quarter.
The 2014 Taipei Computer Applications Show (TICA) will take place in the Taipei World Trade Center's Exhibition Hall 1 from July 31 to Aug. 4 and will feature complimentary admission for the public, event organizers announced yesterday.
Shares of TPK Holding Co. (宸鴻科技) took a dive Friday morning after the touch panel maker gave cautious guidance for the third quarter of the year, which is usually a peak period for the global electronics business, dealers said.