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CreditSights makes Strategic Investment in Alphastream

New York, New York, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CreditSights, a leading provider of independent fixed income research today announced that it has taken a minority stake in Alphastream, a fintech company based in Singapore. As part of the investment, Bala Subramanian, Chief Product and Technology Officer of CreditSights, will join A...
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Taiwan sport climber eyeing berth at Tokyo Olympics

Taipei,  One of Taiwan’s leading female sport climbers is aiming to qualify in December for a place in the next Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 2021. Lee Hung-ying (李虹瑩), Taiwan’s top ranked climber in two of the sport’s three disciplines,...
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market

Taipei,  The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at NT$29.531. Turnover totaled US$1.02 billion during trading session. The greenback opened at the day’s high of NT$29.540, and moved to a low of NT$29.320 befor...
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Taiwanese manufacturer busted for selling Chinese masks

Taipei,  Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday ordered the Taiwanese face mask manufacturer Carry Mask to halt operations after discovering that it had imported over 3 million non-medical grade masks from China in August and sold them ...
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High court upholds Filipino man’s 4 year sentence for sexual assault

Taipei,  The Taiwan High Court on Thursday upheld a lower court’s ruling sentencing a Filipino man to four years in jail for sexually assaulting an American woman while she was on a flight from the United States to Taiwan last...
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Diplomats express support for Taiwan int’l women’s film festival

Taipei,  Newly arrived officials in foreign representative offices in Taiwan on Thursday threw their weight behind an annual international film festival in Taipei that aims to raise awareness and focus on issues that affect women and society. At a press...
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NTU makes top 100 list, ranked 97th best university in the world

London and Taipei,  National Taiwan University (NTU) has been ranked the 97th best university in the world, the first time the school has made it into the survey’s top 100 list, according to a Times Higher Education (THE) survey released...
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Taiwan, Indonesia disagree on whether migrants’ employers should pay

Taipei,  In an attempt to protect its workers from exploitation, Indonesia has insisted that employers of its migrant workers, including those in Taiwan, must shoulder some of the placement fees which currently leave many Indonesians in deep debt and vulnerab...
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Vice President Lai thanks Google for investing in Taiwan

Taipei,  Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Thursday thanked American hi-tech giant Google LLC for investing in Taiwan, praising the company as one of the country’s most important partners as it moves toward realizing the goal of becoming a &#82...
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