Sunday, January 25, 2015
Tickets for nine extra Jody Chiang (江蕙) concerts will be available at an online ticketing site, Acer Cloud, starting noon today, the company said yesterday.
An earthquake of magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale shook Southern Taiwan Saturday afternoon, but no casualties or damage were reported, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The lowest temperature so far this winter — 7.1 degrees Celsius — was recorded in suburban Taoyuan City Saturday morning, the Central Weather Bureau said.
A Japanese NGO that promotes Taiwan-Japan exchanges is expected to donate and plant Japanese cherry blossom trees in Nantou's Wushe area next month as a gesture to enhance friendlier ties between the two countries.
Sales posted by the local commercial sector in Taiwan, which comprises the retail, wholesale and dining services segments, hit a record high in 2014 on the back of an economic recovery, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The production value of Taiwan's light-emitting diode (LED) industry is expected to grow at a double-digit pace in 2015 as local suppliers are looking into not only lighting but many other applications to boost shipments, according to the Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA).
Taiwan's industrial production hit a record high in 2014 due to the rising popularity of mobile communications devices, which gave a boost to the local electronics sector, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
National Immigration Agency (NIA, 移民署) Public Relations Director Hsu Chien-lin (徐健麟) recently won first prize in a national public servant essay writing contest, the NIA said in a released statement.
A poll among cellphone users in the United States found that Apple Inc. had the largest share of that market in the fourth quarter of last year, way ahead of Android phone makers like South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. and Taiwan's HTC Corp.
A plan proposed by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), the top financial regulator in Taiwan, to allow wider share price fluctuations in the local bourse is welcomed by the market, analysts said Saturday.