Category Archives: Entertainment

China to arrange visit to jailed Taiwanese activist: spokesman

Beijing, China will continue to make arrangements for the family of Taiwanese democracy activist Lee Ming-che (???) to visit him in jail, a Chinese government spokesman said Wednesday, despite Beijing’s recent denials of visitation requests.

Ma Xiaoguang (???), spokesman of …

Final public polls show several mayoral races still up for grabs

Taipei, Tuesday was the final day on which polling data could be released ahead of local elections in Taiwan on Nov. 24, and the results suggest that several key races are still up in the air.

In Taiwan, the law …

Disappointing October sales send Acer, Asustek shares lower

Taipei, Shares of Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc., two of the leading PC brands in Taiwan, moved lower Monday, underperforming the broader market after the two companies reported disappointing sales for October last week, analysts said.

The fall in …

Changes in foreign hiring quotas will not impact local workers: MOL

Taipei, A proposed loosening of restrictions on hiring quotas for migrant employees, if implemented, will not impact the local workforce, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (???) said Friday.

Prioritizing the rights and interests of local workers is the responsibility of the …

Japanese manufacturer to repair faulty Puyuma trains: report

Tokyo, The Japanese maker of an express train that fatally derailed in Taiwan last month has promised to fix what it said was a system defect in its Puyuma trains supplied to Taiwan, the Asahi Shimbun reported Thursday.

The statement …