Thursday, August 28, 2014
Newly appointed Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wu (陳雄文) yesterday stated that contingency plans stand ready to break a possible stalemate in minimum wage negotiations, during an interview with the Central News Agency (CNA).
Executives of Addcn Technology Co. (Addcn, 數字科技), an operator of a variety of online trading platforms ranging from cars to houses, were indicted by prosecutors yesterday for allegedly accumulating illegal profits of NT$18.6 billion.
Kuomintang (KMT) councilors yesterday pressed official misconduct charges against Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) at the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office over the fatal gas explosion incident that killed 30 and injured more than 300 people., 1 Comment
The Tourism Bureau yesterday said Beijing and Taipei have reached a consensus on requesting designated Chinese travel agencies to pay Taiwanese travel agencies the full portion of fees before allowing visitors to enter Taiwan.
China Video Industry Association (CVIA) Vice President Bai Wei-min (白為民) said that mainland China won't cut down its panel purchases from Taiwan, however, Taiwan should worry about its limited panel supply.
Taiwan's top two LCD panel makers AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達) and Innolux Corp. (群創) were upbeat Wednesday on the prospects for their shipments of large panels in the second half of 2014, citing strong demand for TVs and laptops.
Kuomintang (KMT) spokesman Charles Chen (陳以信) said yesterday that the ruling party began tallying its assets since 2000, and up until July this year, it has relinquished 216 pieces of real estate.
Officials in the Presidential Office yesterday called predictions that Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) would step down over the removal of his deputy “ludicrous.”
Bowei Lee (李謀偉), chairman and chief executive officer of embattled LCY Chemical Corp. (李長榮化工), was released on NT$20 million (US$666,882) bail late Tuesday after being listed as a potential defendant in the deadly gas explosions that rocked Kaohsiung at the end of July.
A Taichung police officer was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison, suspended for two years, for publishing offensive posts on his Facebook page that included cursing activists taking part in a massive protest rally between March and April against Taiwan's trade-in-services agreement with China.