Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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  • Ascom wins agreement with IDN Munson Healthcare in the USA - Ascom secures an agreement with the Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) Munson Healthcare to upgrade its flagship medical center. The agreement amounts to CHF 1.1 million and includes the full Ascom Healthcare Platform. BAAR, Switzerland, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Munson Healthcare, a nine hospital non-profit Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) serving the state of Michigan, […]
  • Nasdaq Launches passiveIQ™ for Investor Relations Professionals - First IR-specific solution to provide comprehensive passive index investment data NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business of Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), today announced the launch of passiveIQ™, a new analytics tool designed to provide investor relations (IR) professionals with comprehensive and actionable insights into passive index investment data from mutual funds and […]
  • Nasdaq to Deliver Market Technology to Bolsa de Valores de Panamá - The exchange’s new trading engine will be running on the Nasdaq Financial Framework NEW YORK and PANAMA CITY, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Bolsa de Valores de Panamá (BVP) have signed an agreement for Nasdaq to deliver matching engine technology via the Nasdaq Financial Framework architecture to Panama’s national stock exchange. BVP will replace […]
  • Radware Report Highlights Rise in Ransom Hacks - Untraceable Ransom Payments Can Be a Lucrative Opportunity for Hackers as Cryptocurrencies Increase in Value MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radware® (NASDAQ:RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, has released its 2017-2018 Global Application and Network Security Report, which found that the percentage of companies reporting financially motivated […]
  • By 2025, all of McDonald’s Packaging to Come from Renewable, Recycled or Certified Sources; Goal to Have Recycling Available in All Restaurants - OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world. By 2025, 100 percent of McDonald’s guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference for Forest […]

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Warm, sunny weather forecast across Taiwan

Taipei-The weather around Taiwan is expected to be warm and comfortable Monday as temperatures continue to rise from last week's lows, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said.Daytime highs are forecast at 22-26 degrees Cel...

Taoyuan airport to brace for crowds during Lunar New Year...

Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the country's largest airport, has started to plan contingency measures as it prepares to welcome hundreds of thousands of travelers over the traditionally hectic Chinese New ...

Taiwan empathetic to migrants, refugees due to its history: Tsai

Taipei-President Tsai Ing-wen (???) has said in a letter to Pope Francis that the people of Taiwan are empathetic to migrants and refugees because of Taiwan's history and its continuing status as an immigrant society.The...

Keelung harbor becoming popular home port for cruise liners

Taipei-International cruise liners have been showing increasing interest in using Keelung Port in northern Taiwan as a base from which to tap into the regional cruise market, which has been growing.Last year, Princess Cr...

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Ascom wins agreement with IDN Munson Healthcare in the USA

Ascom secures an agreement with the Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) Munson Healthcare to upgrade its flagship medical center. The agreement amounts to CHF 1.1 million and includes the full Ascom Healthcare Platform. BA...

By 2025, all of McDonald’s Packaging to Come from Renewable,...

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company ser...

NTT Security Announces Expansion of Advanced Security Services into Thailand

SINGAPORE, Jan. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NTT Security, the specialized security company of NTT Group, has announced expansion into Thailand as part of its strategic growth plan. It will provide Managed Security ...

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สิงคโปร์, Jan. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NTT Security บริษัทที่เชี่ยว&#359...

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Celine Dion to perform in Taipei this summer

Taipei-Super diva Celine Dion will give two concerts in Taipei in July and ticket sales will begin on Jan. 22, according to the promoters.Dion, a household name in the western entertainment world, will stage two concerts...

Celine Dion to perform in Taipei this summer

Taipei-Super diva Celine Dion will give two concerts in Taipei in July and ticket sales will begin on Jan. 22, according to the promoters.Dion, a household name in the western entertainment world, will stage two concerts...

Interpreter service available for Southeast Asians seeking legal aid

Taipei-The Legal Aid Foundation launched an interpreter service program at the beginning of this month for foreign nationals from Southeast Asia who do not speak Chinese and require legal assistance in Taiwan.According t...

U.S. passes bill to help Taiwan get WHA observer status

Washington-The United States House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that directs the U.S. secretary of state to help Taiwan regain observer status in the World Health Organization (WHO) and increased reporting...

Taiwan to set tolerance level for fipronil residue in eggs...

Taipei-Taiwan's health and agriculture authorities have decided to set the maximum tolerance level for fipronil in eggs at 10 parts per billion (ppb) based on the conclusion of a meeting of experts on the management of t...

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U.S. dollar down in Taipei trading

Taipei-The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$29.544 at 10:15 a.m. Monday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.056 from the previous close.Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

CPC Corp. to raise fuel prices further

Taipei-State-owned oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan will raise domestic gasoline and diesel prices by NT$0.2 (US$0.0068) and NT$0.3, respectively, effective midnight Sunday at CPC gas stations nationwide, as international c...

Thai workers still want to land jobs in Taiwan: Thai...

Bangkok-Many workers in Thailand still want to land jobs in Taiwan, despite a recent online article that complains about low wage levels there.The article posted on the website PTT, Taiwan's largest online bulletin board...

Violators of new labor rule on overtime risk heavy fines:...

Taipei-Employers who force their workers to accept compensatory leave for overtime work, under Taiwan's newly amended labor law, will face a fine of up to NT$1 million (US$33,800), Deputy Minister of Labor Shih Keh-her (...

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Vice president receives Opus Dei official, invites Pope to visit

Taipei-Vice President Chen Chien-jen (???) met with Mariano Fazio, vicar general of the prelature of Opus Dei, in Taipei on Friday, and expressed his desire for Pope Francis to visit Taiwan.In his meeting with Fazio, Che...

Indonesian prosecutors seek death for 8 Taiwanese drug suspects

Jakarta-Indonesian prosecutors have requested that eight Taiwanese nationals allegedly involved in a drug smuggling operation last year be sentenced to death.Tipped off by Taiwanese police, Indonesian police intercepted ...

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market

Taipei-The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.065 to close at the day's high of NT$29.601.Turnover totaled US$754 million during the trading session.The greenback opened at NT$29.600 and m...

U.S. opposes China’s unilateral launch of new flight routes

Washington-The United States is concerned about China's unilateral activation of four aviation routes near the median line of the Taiwan Strait and opposes one-sided actions to alter the status quo across the strait, a s...