Over 6 million packs of smuggled cigarettes seized in 6 months

Taipei, May 29 (CNA) The government's efforts to step up a clampdown on tobacco smuggling have borne fruit over the past six months, resulting in the seizure of over 6.22 million packs of smuggled cigarettes during the period, Minister of Finance Sheu Yu ... ( read original story ...)

Discover Future from Asia at InnoVEX of COMPUTEX TAIPEI

Taipei, Taiwan, May 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COMPUTEX TAIPEI, the largest B2B ICT tradeshow in Asia, established a new exhibit area for startups last year called InnoVEX, creating a platform for tech startups to network with global buyers, investors ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay Financial to acquire bank in Malaysia

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金), one of the largest financial holding firms in Taiwan, has agreed to acquire the Canada-based Bank of Nova Scotia's banking assets in Malaysia as part of the Taiwanese banking group's efforts to ... ( read original story ...)

March-April winning uniform invoice numbers released

Taipei, May 25 (CNA) The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$332,970) special prize in the March-April uniform invoice lottery is 74748874, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Thursday. The actual prize will be NT$8 million after tax and it must ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks rise for 4th day, heavyweights gain; Sinopac down

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world's biggest contract chip maker, added 0.5 percent. Hon Hai, a key supplier of Apple Inc, jumped 1 percent. Sinopac Financial Holdings, a mid-sized financial holding firm, fell 0.2 percent. The company ... ( read original story ...)