Income gap between rich, poor households remains wide: MOF

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) The wealth gap between the richest households and their poorest counterparts remains wide, according to statistics compiled by the Ministry of Finance (MOF). Following the month-long income tax filing season in May, the MOF released ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay, Fubon outperform index after going ex-dividend

Taipei, July 3 (CNA) Shares in Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金) and Fubon Financial Holding Co. (富邦金) moved higher, outperforming the broader market on Monday after going ex-dividend, dealers said. The gains posted by the two leading ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei mayor: Taipei, Shanghai be cross-strait exchange conduit

Ying welcomed Ko's delegation, which includes 58 city officials and 10 Taipei City councilors. He introduced the development of his city in finance, shipping, tourism, ecology and culture, saying that he looks forward to exchanges and cooperation between ... ( read original story ...)

China Protests US Arms Sales to Taiwan

China on Friday strongly protested a US plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the sale would severely damage China’s sovereignty and security interests ... ( read original story ...)

Raytheon To Supply Taiwan With Missiles, Torpedoes; China Angry

The U.S. is Taiwan's only arms supplier and is bound by a 1979 law that ... Get the latest news on recent and upcoming IPOs, filings for new issues, and today’s top-performing IPO stocks. Get 4 free weeks of the IBD Digital edition plus access to IBD's ... ( read original story ...)

EBRD launches energy efficiency framework for Romanian homes

Speaking on behalf of the TaiwanICDF, Larry R. L. Tseng of the Taipei Representative Office in Bratislava said: “In cooperation with the EBRD, we are very happy to help finance Romanian households to invest in green technologies and make their homes more ... ( read original story ...)