Department store staffers cheer in preparation for the first day of Xinyi Shinkong Mitsukoshi Mall's (星光三越百貨) Anniversary Sale in Taipei on Thursday, Oct. 20. Crowds gathered outside the main gate early in the morning, .....
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊), center, poses behind a water pipe with other officials at the opening ceremony for this year's International Water Show in Kaohsiung on Thursday, Oct. 20.
The Executive Yuan on Wednesday appointed Bank of Kaohsiung Chairman Lee Ruey-tsang as the new chief of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會).
Former Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) Friday said he supported the government raising the ceiling on labor insurance payments, but said it should create a "floor" as well so that fewer seniors lived in poverty.
Fitch Ratings, one of the world's leading rating agencies, has upgraded Taiwan's ratings, in reflection of the country's efforts to steadily improve its fiscal strength despite slower economic growth.
A cooking competition and a pre-show press conference for the 2016 Kaohsiung Food Show will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Dream Mall in the southern port city, according to Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), which is hosting the show.
Ennoconn Corp., an industrial PC subsidiary of Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., has agreed to acquire a stake in an Austrian information system integration solutions provider.
The number of deaths caused by breast cancer has recently gone up considerably in Taiwan: Breast cancer now ranks fourth among all causes of death in Taiwanese women.
Despite signs that the domestic economy is improving, many employers in Taiwan are more cautious than in the past about hiring workers in the fourth quarter, a survey released by online job bank 1111 showed Tuesday.
Shares in Taiwan recovered earlier losses to close in positive territory Thursday due to late-session buying in select large-cap stocks, in particular in the bellwether electronics sector, dealers said.