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Sunday, November 23, 2014
Taiwan -- Taipei election hopefuls all out on 'Super Saturday'
The two major candidates in the Taipei mayoral poll drummed up support for their campaigns yesterday by arranging massive public events on the last Saturday in the lead-up to the Nov. 29 vote.
Tens of thousands of voters headed out to show support for the candidates in next week's all-important local elections on the “Super Saturday,” the last weekend before the polls.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has established a large-scale signals and information monitoring facility in Hong Kong similar to the U.S. PRISM monitoring program, according to the Canada-based Kanwa Information Center.
A surprise move by the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to cut interest rates has lowered the chance for Taiwan's central bank to kick off a rate hike cycle any time soon, an economist said Saturday.
Taiwan -- Disabled man hailed for passing NY bar exam
A Taiwanese man with spinal muscular atrophy was recognized in Taipei Saturday for his inspiring story overcoming paralysis to make it to Harvard's school of law and pass the New York bar exam.
Spain sees a good opportunity in increasing its sales of olive oil to Taiwan, as the country struggles with a series of food scandals involving the use of tainted oil, Spain's representative to Taiwan said Tuesday at a seminar to promote premium Spanish olive oil.
Taiwan will seek out new sources of foreign laborers to meet local needs, a deputy labor minister said Saturday in a bid to dispel concerns after Indonesia, an important sources of Taiwan's domestic caregivers, announced plans to stop exporting female laborers in five years.
Dossiers on many political prisoners during Taiwan's martial law period of 1949-1987 will soon be opened to the public, the Ministry of Culture said Monday.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 消基會) published its findings concerning credit cards' long service life and high replacement fees during a press conference in Taipei on Friday.
Smartphone camera lens maker Largan Precision Co., one of the Taiwanese leading suppliers to Apple Inc., has become the largest contributor to the local optoelectronics sector in terms of sales and earnings, the Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA) said Saturday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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