Month: April 2017

Self-claimed gang leader surrenders after shootout with police

| April 30, 2017 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei–An armed suspect who claimed to be a gang leader and was wanted in connection with several crimes was arrested in New Taipei on Sunday after a three-hour standoff with police in an apartment near a night market.The police were chasing Liu Pang-…

Fuel prices at CPC pumps to drop this week

| April 30, 2017 | tnadmin | 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 per liter for 92 octane unleade…

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

| April 30, 2017 | tnadmin | 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 four-category c…

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake strikes off Hualien

| April 30, 2017 | tnadmin | 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 of the Hualie…

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

| April 29, 2017 | tnadmin | 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 Corp.In the first three months of the year,…

Migrant workers to march Sunday for direct hiring system

| April 29, 2017 | tnadmin | 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 the Ministry of Labor on Ya…

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

| April 29, 2017 | tnadmin | 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 (MOEA)….

Invivoscribe® Receives FDA Approval for the LeukoStrat® CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay Companion Diagnostic Test for the Selection of Patients for Rydapt® and is the First Companion Diagnostic for AML

| April 28, 2017 | Web Desk | 0

SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Invivoscribe® Technologies Inc., a global company with more than 20 years of experience providing clonality and biomarker test solutions for the fields of oncology, personalized molecular diagnostics® and personalized molecular medicine®, today announces the premarket approval of LeukoStrat® CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay.  Due to current labeling for […]

Water rationing in northern Taiwan lifted

| April 28, 2017 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei–First-stage water rationing measures imposed in northern Taiwan since March were lifted Friday because of the heavy rainfall seen in the region over the past two weeks, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced.The precipitation has inc…