Taiwan Lays Plans for $59 Billion in Renewable-Energy Finance

New energy, meet new finance. That’s the thinking of Taiwan’s government, which is starting to map out funding plans for a power system that can no longer rely on nuclear reactors. Prime Minister Lin Chuan’s administration aims to increase the share ... ( read original story ...)

SinoPac Holdings chairman detained on breach of trust charges

to make illegal loans to finance the deal. This was a classic example of "investing in real estate with one's left hand and making illegal loans with the right hand," according to Huang. Taipei District Prosecutors Office investigators launched a raid of ... ( read original story ...)

Hiring outlook unchanged in Q3; demand in financial sector heavy

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) Taiwan's hiring outlook for the third quarter remains unchanged from a quarter earlier, with demand for people expected to be strongest in the financial and real estate sectors, according to U.S.-based human resources firm ManpowerGroup. ( read original story ...)

Taiwanese teams shine at NASA’s international hackathon

"We were surprised to learn that we won Taipei's People's Choice Award," said Wu, a 21-year-old student at National Defense University's Chung-Cheng Institute of Technology. This year marked the first time Taipei has participated in the annual NASA ... ( read original story ...)

China, Panama diplomatic drive puts business first

Taipei said it would evacuate its official staff and end cooperation ... Panama and China said there were no investment commitments tied to the move, though they noted business should benefit. Announcing the decision, Varela said he had told his cabinet ... ( read original story ...)