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Taiwan shares close up 1.14%

<p>Taiwan shares closed up 102.58 points, or 1.14 percent, at 9,090.13 Monday on turnover of NT$62.40 billion (US$1.98 billion).</p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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Compal to sell Poland TV assembly plant to Turkish buyer

<p>Compal Electronics Inc. (??), one of the major contract electronics makers in Taiwan, said Friday that it has signed an agreement with Turkey-based Vestel to sell its TV assembly plant in Poland to the Turkish buyer.</p><p></p><p>Compal said that the &helli...
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YouBike offering compensatory free rental period Friday, Saturday

<p>The company that operates the public bicycle rental service YouBike said Thursday that it is offering free rental for the first hour of usage on Friday and Saturday, to compensate for the suspension of its service since Wednesday due to …</p>
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Premier designates task force on Mega Bank probe

<p>The Executive Yuan will form a supervisory task force to investigate violations of U.S. anti-money laundering laws by Mega International Commercial Bank's New York branch, Premier Lin Chuan announced today.</p><p></p><p>Demanding a swift and thorough probe,...
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28,000 jailed for drugs in Taiwan as of July: report

<p>Almost half of the nearly 57,000 people in prison in Taiwan as of the end of July were there because of drug offenses, as the country saw a sharp increase in drug-related cases in the first seven months of 2016, …</p>
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Three to be indicted over ‘accidental’ missile launch

<p>Prosecutors in Kaohsiung have determined that the launch of an anti-ship missile from a navy corvette last month was an accident and will charge three officers responsible for the death of a fisherman, the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors' Office announced Mo...
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Stamp Expo: Museum for Communication Berlin

<p>The Museum for Communication Berlin, founded as the Imperial Postal Museum (Reichspostmuseum) in 1872 and reopened under the present name in 2000, is known as the oldest postal museum in the world.</p><p></p><p>One of the museum's most valuable exhibits inc...
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China Airlines to take delivery of first A350 in Q3

<p>China Airlines , one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, said Friday that it will take delivery of its first Airbus A350 aircraft in the third quarter of the year.</p><p></p><p>The assembly of the A350-900 XWB (Extra Wide Body) jet airliner, &hellip...
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Taiwan devising new military strategy: President Tsai

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday a new military strategy, aimed at charting a direction and changing the culture of Taiwan's armed forces, is being drafted and will be completed by next January.</p><p></p><p>The challenges in Taiwan's defense forces st...
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