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Acer founder proposes approach for smart city development

<p>Acer Inc. founder Stan Shih proposed Monday that Taiwan should promote the development of smart cities through a public-private-people partnership cooperation mechanism.</p><p></p><p>Addressing a seminar on the development of smart cities hosted by the Industrial Technology Research Institute's (ITRI) Industrial …</p>
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Tigerair Taiwan interviews 800 applicants for 50 jobs

<p>Around 800 people were interviewed Sunday for flight attendant jobs with Tigerair Taiwan, a budget airline that is a joint venture between Tigerair Singapore and Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL).</p><p></p><p>The 800 interviewees were selected from among 1,100...
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Taiwan wins third gold medal in tug-of-war championship

<p>A Taiwanese tug of war team successfully defended its title in the women's 540 kg category at the 2016 Tug of War International Federation (TWIF) Open Club Championship in Sweden Friday, taking its third gold medal.</p><p></p><p>The team, comprising student...
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Labor broker sentenced to 5 years in prison for raping caregiver

<p>A Taiwanese man who runs a manpower agency in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung has been sentenced to five years in prison for raping an Indonesian caregiver on multiple occasions, the Taiwan Kaohsiung District Court said Thursday.</p><p></p><p>Huang Wan-shun (??...
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Indonesia invites Taiwan to invest in maritime sector

<p>Indonesia is encouraging Taiwan businesses to invest in its maritime sector to help realize its goal of becoming a world maritime hub.</p><p></p><p>Hanung Harimba Rachman, director of Indonesia's Investment Planning in the Agribusiness and Natural Resources...
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China will not attend global cities forum in Kaohsiung: official

<p>Five Chinese cities that were invited to an international forum hosted by Kaohsiung City are unlikely to attend the event, which will begin Tuesday, a city official said Monday.</p><p></p><p>Tseng Wen-sheng (???), director of Kaohsiung's Economic Developmen...
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U.S. sinologist donates precious family letters to Tang Prize

<p>American scholar William Theodore de Bary has donated to the Tang Prize Foundation two of his precious family letters, which described the prominent sinologist's first ever visit to China in 1948, the foundation said Friday.</p><p></p><p>De Bary, a leading ...
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Premier vows nuclear power plants to close on schedule

<p>Premier Lin Chuan (??) pledged Friday that the government will not extend the operating life of two of Taiwan's active nuclear power plants, but he gave assurances that the country's electricity supply will remain stable in the coming years.</p><p></p><p>Th...
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Bosch recalls 4-inch angle grinders due to overheating concerns BSMI, MOEA May 5, 2016

<p>The Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection (BSMI) was informed by Robert Bosch Taiwan Co., Ltd. (hereafter referred to as Taiwan Bosch) of its announcement to voluntarily recall four types of imported Bosch 4-inch angle grinders (GWS 720, GWS 720 &hell...
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