Taiwan Central Bank’s New Chief Evinces Interest In Blockchain

Taiwan's new central bank chief said the bank is open to adopting new technology such as the blockchain to improve the functioning of the financial system. In his inaugural speech, Yang Chin-long said the central bank will adopt "artificial intelligence ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Detains Developer of Building Where Quake Killed 14

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Prosecutors in eastern Taiwan have detained the developer of a building complex that collapsed in an earthquake earlier this month, killing 14 people. The office of the Hualien district prosecutor said in a statement Tuesday that Liu ... ( read original story ...)

Asustek unveils 1st AI smartphones at MWC

Taipei, Feb. 28 (CNA) Taiwan-based Asustek Computer Inc. has unveiled its first smartphone models with artificial intelligence functions on at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 being held in Barcelona. Asustek Chief Executive Officer Jerry Shen ... ( read original story ...)

Sercomm Introduces New Series of LTE-M IoT Devices

Leveraging Orange's LTE-M Network, Sercomm's New IoT Devices Answer the Needs of Numerous Markets TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sercomm (5388.TW), a leading manufacturer and supplier of telecom equipment, announced today the availability of ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan police, protesters clash over pension cuts

Police in Taiwan have clashed with demonstrators — including senior military veterans — who tried to storm the parliament building in protest at government-proposed pension reforms. Scores of demonstrators pushed down a gate to the parliament compound ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan shares end down on profit taking

Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed lower on Tuesday as investors locked in gains built earlier in the session after the main board breached 10,900 points and approached the critical 11,000 point level, dealers said. The latest quarterly index ... ( read original story ...)

Clifford Beaumont – UK Home Loan Approvals Rise

nbsp;   TAIPEI, TAIWAN, February 27 ... indicating that households remain cautious in the current economic climate. UK Finance, a mortgage industry association, reported that the number of approved home loans increased from 36,085 to ... ( read original story ...)