Thursday, July 31, 2014
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday confirmed that it would not appeal a verdict in which it asked six former Air Force officers, including a former defense minister, to make restitution over the wrongful conviction and execution of an airman in 1997.
Information contained in the black boxes retrieved from the crash site of a TransAsia Airways flight last week could be disclosed to the public Aug. 1, the Aviation Safety Council (CAA, 飛安會) said Wednesday.
A research center has raised its 2014 growth forecast for the output value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector, citing a warming global economic climate.
Taiwan's manufacturing sector will be dealt a severe blow when a free trade agreement (FTA) expected to be signed by China and South Korea later this year takes effect, a local research institute warned Wednesday.
Taiwan's misery index — the sum of the country's jobless and inflation rates — over the past 10 years is higher than Singapore's but lower than the figures for Hong Kong and South Korea, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER,中華經濟研究院) said Wednesday.
It is usually a sign that food has gone bad when it turns green, but researchers in southern Taiwan are proud to have developed a new kind of tofu made from green soybeans, which they say could boost Taiwan's NT$2 billion (US$66.34 million) of annual green soybean exports.
Taiwan's share market on Wednesday gained 55.14 points, or 0.58 percent, at 9447.02 while the U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar by NT$0.05 to close at NT$30.01.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A high school representative team from Taiwan won two medals in RoboCup 2014 held in Brazil this week.