Thursday, October 23, 2014
China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) plans to double the number of weekly flights from Taipei to Busan to 14, respectively, in late October, according to an Economic Daily News report.
The National Communications Commission (NCC) has granted Asia Pacific Telecom (亞太電信) the 4G operating license using the 700 MHz frequency, and the telecom company is set to launch its 4G broadband service by year-end.
Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound Wednesday, with buying focused on the bellwether electronics sector in the wake of a strong showing made by high-tech stocks in American markets overnight, dealers said.
Taiwan's syndicated loans shrank to a new six-year quarterly low of US$4.5 billion in the third quarter on weak market demand, according to data compiled by business news and financial information provider Bloomberg.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.393 as a strong rebound by the local market boosted demand for the local currency, dealers said.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) indicted 13 people, including former Chairman of Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) and Wei Chuan Foods Corporation (味全食品) Wei Ying-chung (魏應充), as well as Wei Chuan General Manager Chang Chiao-hua (張教華), over the Ting Hsin oil scandal on charges of fraud, forgery and violating the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation yesterday.
An R.O.C. Air Force AT-3 trainer jet pilot was killed yesterday following a crash over Kaohsiung City after his aircraft collided with another AT-3 during routine training, the Air Force said yesterday.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) announced yesterday in the Legislative Yuan that the upcoming New Year holiday will officially be extended into a four-day long weekend.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said that the number of R.O.C. passports reported stolen or lost has continued to drop over the past few years with the introduction of e-passports.
Ting Hsin International Group (頂新), the food company that allegedly added refuse oil to its food products, is facing a new challenge as consumers in mainland China call for a united boycott against the company.