Month: April 2017

Fuel prices at CPC pumps to drop this week

| April 30, 2017 | | 0

prices by NT$0.5 (US$0.017) per liter, starting at midnight, in reflection of lower international crude oil prices.

After the adjustment, prices at CPC gas stations will fall to NT$21.3 per liter for super diesel, NT$23.7 …

Police solved 54,873 illegal drug cases last year: MOI

| April 30, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--Police in Taiwan cracked 54,873 illegal drug cases and arrested 58,707 suspects in 2016, according to the latest statistics released Sunday by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI).

Drugs categorized as class-2 narcotics in Taiwan's …

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake strikes off Hualien

| April 30, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--A 3.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in waters off Hualien County in eastern Taiwan at 2:07 p.m. Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The quake's epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean about 17.1 kilometers northeast …

Innolux ranked as 2nd largest TV panel supplier globally in Q1

| April 29, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--Innolux Corp. (??), one of the leading flat panel makers in Taiwan, was the second largest TV panel supplier in the world in the first quarter of the year, according to market advisory firm TrendForce …

Formosa Petrochemical to cut fuel prices next week

| April 29, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (????), a privately owned fuel supplier, said Saturday that it will lower its domestic gasoline and diesel prices next week as international crude oil prices continued to drop this week.

Gasoline and …

Migrant workers to march Sunday for direct hiring system

| April 29, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--Migrant workers will take to the streets on Sunday to press their demand for abolition of the private employment brokerage system among other issues, according to the organizers.

The protesters will gather in front of …

Taiwan records almost 40% rise in memory chip exports in Q1

| April 29, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--Outbound sales of Taiwan-made memory chips soared almost 40 percent year-on-year in the first quarter on demand in emerging applications in the Internet of Things and automotive electronics, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs …

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