Day: October 8, 2018

ATPCO Bridge Labs Hits Milestone: One Year in, 100+ Applicants

| October 8, 2018 | Asianet Pakistan | 0

Industry investment in travel tech innovators returns value at scale DULLES, Va., Oct. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ATPCO today announced that ATPCO Bridge Labs, its innovation incubator, hit a key milestone reaching more than 100 applicants in just one year. ATPCO Bridge Labs (Bridge Labs) is working with numerous travel tech start-ups that are […]

China Welcomes Saudi Plans to Invest in CPEC Project With Pakistan

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

ISLAMABAD China has praised investments Saudi Arabia intends to contribute to Chinese-funded massive infrastructure projects under construction in Pakistan, dispelling skepticism Islamabad was risking Beijing’s outrage by inviting a third party to a …

Possibility of stabilization fund intervention: MOF

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has not ruled out the possibility that the National Stabilization Fund will enter the local equity market to prop up share prices at a time of volatility in global financial markets.In a statement released Sunday, …

St. Kitts governor-general in Taiwan for National Day celebrations

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Sir Tapley Seaton, governor-general of the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, arrived in Taiwan on Monday to attend the Republic of China (Taiwan) National Day celebrations on Wednesday.During Seaton’s five-day visit, he will attend banqu…

Referendum petition on name change passes signature threshold: CEC

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, A petition calling for a national referendum on whether Taiwan should compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics under the name “Taiwan” instead of “Chinese Taipei” has gathered more than the required number of signatures to put it on a public ballot, …

President offers help after earthquake in Haiti

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) has expressed concern and sympathy to Haiti after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked the country late Saturday, leaving at least 14 people dead, and has offered to provide assistance, the Presidential Office said Mon…

Taiwan to introduce stricter driver’s license test for motorcyclists

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Applicants hoping to get a driver’s license for motorcycles in Taiwan will be required to answer more questions designed to simulate actual road conditions in their written tests, with effect from Nov. 1, Minister of Transportation and Communic…

Deputy environmental protection minister announces resignation

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection Chan Shun-kuei (???) issued a statement Monday announcing his resignation.Chan posted a statement on his Facebook page in which he indicated he submitted his resignation to the Executive Yuan on Sept….

Far Eastern Air launches new South Korea route

| October 8, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT) on Monday launched a new route between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and the tourist destination of Jeju in South Korea, becoming its third international scheduled service.The carrier said it will op…

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