Taipei

Type: City
Name: Taipei
Country: Taiwan
Latitude: 25.02
Longitude: 121.449997
population: 2,514,794
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 4 reports

Taiwan to spend US$2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

TAIPEI: Taiwan plans to spend T$74.8 billion (US$2.5 billion) in the next nine years to acquire anti-missile systems […] ... [Published MySarawak - 49 mins ago]
Entities: Taiwan, Taipei, Acquisition
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Economics minister urges support for trade pact with China

Taipei, Aug. 30 (CNA) Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun renewed the government's call for public support in efforts to sign a merchandise trade agreement with China Saturday, warning that failing to do so could affect Taiwan's development for the next ... [Published Taiwan News Online - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Taiwan, China, Beijing, Taipei
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Kai Ko offers apology for 'stupid choice' of smoking marijuana

Taipei, Aug. 30 (CNA) Kai Ko made a big mistake the first time he lit up a joint two years ago, the 23-year-old actor told a press conference Saturday in Taipei, where he remorsefully apologized for using the drug again this month and ending up detained ... [Published Taiwan News Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

COMPUTEX d&i awards on a World Tour

TAIPEI, Taiwan--( TThe 2014 winning products were unveiled at last June’s COMPUTEX TAIPEI, one of the top ICT events of the year, which hosted 1,710 exhibitors using 5,069 booths to link 38,662 international visitors from 166 countries. Top makers used ... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Taipei student tobacco tests opposed

The Taiwan Smokers’ Rights Association yesterday accused the New Taipei City government of breaking the law and violating students’ rights with its request that junior- and senior-high schools conduct tobacco tests on suspected smokers, according to a ... [Published Tobacco Reporter - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Thomson Reuters named official calculating agent for CNT TAIBOR Benchmark

TFEMDF selects Thomson Reuters to facilitate internationalisation of renminbi.Taipei - Thomson Reuters has been appointed by Taipei Foreign Exchange Market Development Foundation (TFEMDF) as the official calculating agent for its offshore renminbi benchmark ... [Published Automated Trader - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Taipei, CHOU A-ting, Taiwan
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Taiwan breaks ground on Ching-kuo Chihai Cultural Park

Picturesque Chihai Lake, a favorite of late President Chiang Ching-kuo, is set to be one the main attractions at Ching-kuo Chihai Cultural Park. (UDN)Publication Date:08/29/2014Source: Taiwan TodayA ground-breaking ceremony for the Ching-kuo Chihai Cultural ... [Published Taiwan Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Taiwan set to provide offshore rates for yuan

Taiwan will start providing an offshore spot rate and interbank offered rate between the Chinese yuan and the US dollar starting on Monday, giving a formal benchmark for market participants to reference when pricing yuan-denominated loans, interest rate ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Taiwan, Forex, Taipei
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

China Airlines, Qantas link up with codeshare deal

China Airlines A340-300A new codeshare agreement between Taiwan’s China Airlines and Qantas represents the latest step in the Australian carrier’s drive to expand its Asian network.Under the deal, Qantas will place its code on China Airlines’ flights ... [Published Air Transport World - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Prosecution questions four over MAC information leak

By Katherine Wei ,The China PostTAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) yesterday summoned former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) and three other witnesses for questioning regarding Chang's ... [Published China Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

New regulation will limit placement of campaign banners in Taipei

(2014/08/28)A new regulation will strictly limit locations where election campaign banners can be posted in Taipei. The change is intended to cut down on trash. But at least one novice candidate who has already purchased banners is crying foul.The new ... [Published Formosa Television (FTV) - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Talks on goods trade pact with China slated for Sept. 10 (update)

Cho Shih-chao, vice minister of Economic AffairsTaipei, Aug. 28 (CNA) Taiwan and China will hold talks on a cross-strait agreement on trade in goods next month, Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Cho Shih-chao said Thursday.The talks, slated for Sept. ... [Published Focus Taiwan - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Taiwan, Commodities, China

Quotes

"Aviation's annual contribution exceeds even these impressive figures. Its global economic impact is estimated at $2.4 trillion and it supports 3.4% of global GDP. By value, over a third of goods traded internationally are delivered by air and some 58.1 million jobs are supported by aviation" he said
"They are just studying for the summer and they joined the bus tour for the Rocky Mountains" Lin said
"The public will feel less of a burden if we adopt a floating rate mechanism" said Duh, who assumed his post on Aug. 10
"I will definitely correct my mistakes and start all over again and continue to improve myself" said the Taiwanese actor, who was accompanied at the press event by his agent, Angie Chai

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COMPUTEX d&i awards on a World Tour [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - Aug 29 2014]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The winning products of the COMPUTEX design & innovation (d&i) awards are going on a year-long global tour. ...
COMPUTEX d&i awards on a World Tour [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 29 2014]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The winning products of the COMPUTEX design & innovation (d&i) awards are going on a year-long global tour. ...
COMPUTEX d&i awards on a World Tour [Published Business Wire News with Multimedia - Aug 29 2014]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The winning products of the COMPUTEX design & innovation (d&i) awards are going on a year-long global tour. ...
KKBOX snags $104 mln from GIC [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 28 2014]
Asia-based music streaming service provider KKBOX has received $104 million from Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund GIC . According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for overseas expansions as well as to fine-tune its technology and ...
Acer Liquid Jade smartphone and Liquid Leap wri... [Published Tech Digest - Aug 28 2014]
Acer has announced that its Liquid Leap smart wristband and Liquid Jade smartphone, first presented at Computex in Taipei in June, are now to be released in Europe after their debut at IFA in Berlin next week. The one-inch Liquid Leap bracelet ...
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