Friday, March 7, 2014
Taiwan's state-owned oil company CPC Corp. said that it has signed a new contract with its Malaysian counterpart to continue to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Southeast Asian country.
The legislation on the establishment of Free Economic Pilot Zones (FEPZ) around Taiwan faces possible delays as lawmakers decided Thursday not to act on it until the end of March at the earliest., 1 Comment
Taiwan could see more precipitation from Thursday due to moisture moving in from China, the Central Weather Bureau said that day.
Taiwan High Speed Rail Chairman Ou Chin-der's (歐晉德) sudden resignation has triggered disputes from lawmakers of the ruling and the opposition parties and shocked many government officials.
HTC Corp. unveiled Thursday its first smartphone using a chipset from Taiwan's MediaTek Inc., the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, underlining its ambition to take on other low-cost Android phone makers.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of mobile phones, held a Taiwan developer conference Thursday as part of efforts to create more mobile apps for wearable devices and healthcare services.
Taiwan's youth ambassador program is now open for applications, allowing students to travel overseas to promote the nation's soft power and conduct cultural exchanges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Whether or not interest rates will rise depends on financial burdens on home owners as well as the overall economic situation, Central Bank Governor Fai-Nan Perng (彭淮南) said yesterday.
In an earnings conference, Shin Kong Financial Holding Co. (新光金控) yesterday announced that the company's net asset value has returned to above the NT$100 billion benchmark, while providing a progress update on efforts to expand toward the China and Southeast Asian markets.
Hawaiian Airlines is suspending its non-stop service to Taiwan in April and reassigning that route's 294-seat Airbus 330-200 aircraft to its non-stop service to Seoul, saying the increase in demand it anticipated after a change to U.S. visa rules hasn't materialized.