Day: August 10, 2018

Labor participation for 45-64 age group up slightly in 2017: MOL

| August 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The labor force participation rate in Taiwan for people aged 45-64 in 2017 was 62.82 percent, up 0.4 percent from the previous year, according to data from the Ministry of Labor (MOL).In 2017, about 6.95 million people in Taiwan were between th…

Taiwan has no power shortage problems: Cabinet

| August 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Cabinet said Friday the Taiwan public and businesses need not worry about electricity supply in the country since there is no power shortage at the moment nor is such a problem likely to arise in the foreseeable future.The power operating r…

TSMC July sales up over 5% from June

| August 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, said Friday that its sales for July rose more than 5 percent from a month earlier, with market analysts attributing the growth to the peak season effect.In J…

Government-mediated pilot-airline negotiations taking place

| August 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Negotiations between China Airlines (CAL), EVA Airways and their respective pilots took place Friday after the authorities intervened in their disputes that may lead to a strike.The transportation ministry, labor ministry and Taoyuan City gover…

Taiwan shares end below 11,000-point mark amid trade friction fears

| August 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan moved lower Friday to close below the 11,000-point mark as market sentiment remained bothered by escalating trade friction between the United States and China, dealers said.Selling focused on large-cap electronics stocks led by…

Taiwan’s fair trade authority, Qualcomm settle dispute (update)

| August 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement with smartphone chip designer Qualcomm Inc. on an antitrust dispute that prompted the regulator to slap a NT$23.4 billion (US$763 million) fine on the American company last year.The …

Annual music festival in Taipei to feature water curtain shows

| August 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The annual Sounds from the River Festival, which will take place at the historic Dadaocheng area in Taipei this month, will feature water curtain shows, plus live music performances, the city’s Department of Information and Tourism said Thursda…

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