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Officials face angry questions over Penghu crash


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Government and airline officials faced angry questions Friday from relatives of the 48 victims in the Penghu airline crash. A TransAsia Airways...full story
updated 2014-07-25 03:23 PM
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Officials face angry questions over Penghu crash

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Government and airline officials faced angry questions Friday from relatives of the 48 victims in the Penghu airline crash. A TransAsia Airways....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:23 PM

Ex-Labor Minister makes accusations

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Labor Minister Pan Shi-wei said in an online statement Friday that while in government, he had formed an obstacle to....Fullstory

2014-07-25 05:28 PM

Cathay United Bank aims to duplicate Taiwan success in China

Central News Agency

Shanghai, July 25 (CNA) Cathay United Bank on Friday became the first Taiwanese bank to enter in Shanghai's free trade....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:39 PM

Minister calls for Japan support for trade bloc bid

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) A Taiwanese Cabinet official on Friday called for Japan's assistance as Taiwan seeks to enter two....Fullstory

2014-07-25 07:18 PM

President, premier visit air crash survivors, 35 bodies identified

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Taiwan's president and premier on Friday visited some of the injured survivors from the TransAsia Airways....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:57 PM

Pope Francis offers condolences over Taiwan plane crash

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Pope Francis offered condolences late Thursday to the families of the victims of Flight GE 222,....Fullstory

2014-07-25 05:23 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.017 to close at NT$30.035.....Fullstory

2014-07-25 04:22 PM

FSC approves Cathay United Bank Shenzhen branch

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

On July 24, 2014, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) approved Cathay United Bank’s application to establish a branch in Shenzhen, China. FSC findings indicate that....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:09 PM

Taoyuan's former deputy chief, real estate tycoon indicted (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Yeh Shih-wen, former deputy magistrate of Taoyuan County, and Chao Teng-hsiung, one of Taiwan's most successful....Fullstory

2014-07-25 01:54 PM

HTC's brand awareness in China drops: report

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp. suffered a drop in brand awareness in the China market over....Fullstory

2014-07-25 01:46 PM

Control Yuan president describes body as “ship of thieves”

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nearing the end of his term, Control Yuan President Wang Chien-shien on Friday described the top government watchdog body as a....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:12 PM

Farglory chairman free on bail, Taoyuan County ex-official charged Farglory chairman free on bail, Taoyuan County ex-official charged

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors requested heavy sentences for former Taoyuan County Vice Magistrate Ye Shi-wen and Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung as they indicted....Fullstory

2014-07-25 04:03 PM

Business group urges action to prevent marginalization

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) The head of a national business association said Friday that companies are worried because of a....Fullstory

2014-07-25 08:29 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.017 to close at NT$30.035 as....Fullstory

2014-07-25 07:14 PM

Think tank raises forecast for Taiwan's 2014 GDP growth (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) on Friday raised its forecast for Taiwan's 2014 gross....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:02 PM

Local bourse retreats as electronics stocks weaken; Largan drops

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan pulled back Friday as investors locked in their earlier gains in the bellwether....Fullstory

2014-07-25 04:46 PM

CNFI: Taiwan losers if industry does not innovate CNFI: Taiwan losers if industry does not innovate

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI) chairman Hsu Sheng-hsiung recently stated, if Taiwan cannot accelerate free trade agreement (FTA) progress and achieve industrial technology innovation....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:46 PM

FSC deregulates overseas collateral restrictions for non-resident foreigners

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

In order to enhance the competitive strength of domestic banks and after approval from the Central Bank, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FCS) will amend regulations....Fullstory

2014-07-25 02:55 PM

Taiwan shares close down 0.92%

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 88.25 points, or 0.92 percent, at 9,439.29 Friday on turnover of NT$106.16....Fullstory

2014-07-25 01:47 PM

Shares of TPK plunge on cautious Q3 outlook

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Shares of TPK Holding Co. took a dive Friday morning after the touch panel maker gave....Fullstory

2014-07-25 12:36 PM

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