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No major bump in Chinese tour groups expected in 'golden week'


Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The number of tour groups from China expected to visit Taiwan during China's upcoming week-long National...full story
updated 2014-09-30 01:37 PM
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No major bump in Chinese tour groups expected in 'golden week'

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The number of tour groups from China expected to visit Taiwan during China's upcoming week-long National....Fullstory

2014-09-30 01:37 PM

Taiwan to end 3-year limit on foreign labor

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government is planning to end the maximum limit of three years during which foreign laborers can stay in Taiwan, reports....Fullstory

2014-09-30 07:34 PM

Jiang expresses support for Hong Kong democracy campaign Jiang expresses support for Hong Kong democracy campaign

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Jiang Yi-huah told lawmakers Tuesday that he was in favor of direct elections in Hong Kong according to the protesters’....Fullstory

2014-09-30 03:53 PM

Econ. minister inverts slogan: today's Taiwan is the future Hong Kong

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun on Tuesday took issue with the slogan "today's Hong Kong, tomorrow's Taiwan"....Fullstory

2014-09-30 11:12 PM

Business, labor groups welcome removing exit rule for foreign workers

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Business and labor groups united Tuesday in welcoming the government's move to revise a law that....Fullstory

2014-09-30 10:41 PM

Gov't seeks to allow foreign laborers to renew work without leaving

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The Ministry of Labor is seeking to remove a legal restriction that requires foreign laborers in....Fullstory

2014-09-30 09:48 PM

Local bourse stages rally to close up slightly

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Shares closed up slightly Tuesday after rallying from an earlier plunge of 100 points at one....Fullstory

2014-09-30 07:56 PM

Largan obtains land in Taiwan for expansion

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwanese smartphone camera lens maker Largan Precision (3008) has acquired 4.5 hectares of a factory site in central Taiwan at NT$3.10 billion (US$101.73 million) from....Fullstory

2014-09-30 06:15 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The U.S. dollar dropped against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, losing NT$0.066 to close at NT$30.436.....Fullstory

2014-09-30 05:12 PM

China aims for capability to attack Taiwan by 2020: MND

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) China has cited "separatist forces" in Taiwan as a pretext for building up its military strength,....Fullstory

2014-09-30 03:37 PM

United Daily News: The broken promise of 'one country, two systems'

Central News Agency

Despite the use of tear gas, police in Hong Kong failed to disperse protesters taking part in Sunday's demonstration for....Fullstory

2014-09-30 10:52 AM

Suspended sentences in last year’s oil scandal

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Changhua District Court on Tuesday gave a suspended prison sentence to former Flavor Full Foods Inc. Chairman Chen Wen-nan for....Fullstory

2014-09-30 05:29 PM

DPP “stands strong with Hong Kong” DPP “stands strong with Hong Kong”

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party issued a statement in support for the Hong Kong campaign for direct elections Tuesday. DPP Secretary-General Joseph Wu....Fullstory

2014-09-30 03:00 PM

Hong Kong universal suffrage would benefit cross-strait ties: Ma

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Tuesday that the Kuomintang (KMT) looks forward to universal suffrage in Hong....Fullstory

2014-09-30 11:09 PM

Average worker in Taiwan was paid NT$636,000 in 2013: report

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Average compensation per employee came in at NT$636,000 (US$20,880) in 2013, with workers in electricity, gas,....Fullstory

2014-09-30 10:20 PM

Executives given sentences for marketing mixed edible oils as pure

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Two former senior executives of a cooking oil company were each sentenced Tuesday to one year....Fullstory

2014-09-30 08:09 PM

Taiwanese electronic sector to benefit from NTD depreciation

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Asian currencies have turned weak against a broadly stronger US dollar. The New Taiwan dollar dropped 0.62 percent to close at NT$30.502 against the....Fullstory

2014-09-30 06:15 PM

TWSE advocates new businesses targeting securities firms

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) lately held a business promotion workshop for high-level executives of securities brokers and dealers in a bid to facilitate securities firms’....Fullstory

2014-09-30 06:15 PM

'Bendgate' unlikely to change iPhone casing design: brokerage 'Bendgate' unlikely to change iPhone casing design: brokerage

Central News Agency

Apple Inc. is unlikely to change the metal casing design for its smartphone line despite reports that its new iPhone 6 models are vulnerable to....Fullstory

2014-09-30 05:00 PM

Taiwan shares close up 0.06%

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 6.16 points, or 0.06 percent, at 8,966.92 Tuesday on turnover of NT$10.02....Fullstory

2014-09-30 01:43 PM

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