Thursday, November 27, 2014
Visiting Marshall Islands President Christopher Loeak received an honorary doctoral degree from Taipei Medical University (TMU) Wednesday, in recognition of his efforts to promote bilateral exchanges in public health.
Shares of Taiwanese sapphire manufacturers moved sharply higher Wednesday morning after Chinese media reported a day earlier that Apple Inc. will use sapphire displays in the production of its next generation iPhone 7, dealers said.
A Taiwanese budget airline has expressed interest in obtaining the right to fly a regularly scheduled cross-Taiwan Strait route for the first time, but it will face stiff competition from more established carriers.
Despite media speculation that pop singer Jay Chou (周杰倫) will get married Jan. 18 since he openly revealed his romance with model Hannah Quinlivan, his own record and management company has confirmed only that he will have two wedding banquets — one at home and one overseas.
Police recently arrested a drug-trafficking suspect who allegedly smuggled heroin from Vietnam by making the illicit drug into the shape of cashew nuts, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
Panel maker Innolux Co. (群創) said yesterday that its syndicated loan deal is moving forward smoothly and it has secured 80 percent of the loan, refuting rumors in the market that the deal is falling apart.
As silicon slingers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台灣積體電路) aggressively pursue transistor scaling, ASML Holding expects to triple its earnings per share (EPS) by 2020.
China Airlines (CAL,中華航空) recently took home four awards during its first-ever participation in the 2014 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA,台灣企業永續獎), according to the air carrier.
Evergreen Marine Corp. (長榮海運), Taiwan's largest shipper, said Wednesday that it will expand its Asia-East Africa shipment services by working with its French and United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterparts to provide its clients with better services.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, losing NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.952 as Taiwanese exporters rushed to raise their local currency holdings to meet fund demand with the end of the month approaching, dealers said.