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Smart meter policy remains unchanged
The smart meter installation project is implemented by 3 phases and rolling review is conducted since "Smart Grid Master Plan" policy was approved by the Executive Yuan in September 2012. Every high voltage consumer (24,123 consumers) and 10 thousands residential households have installed smart mete...
Actively Promoting Green Energy, BOE Announced Its Third Upward Adjustment of the Targets for Renewable Energy by 1.5 Times.
In spite of the limited contribution to daily operating reserve from renewable energy due to its intermittency, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) makes all-out effort to develop renewable energy.The MOEA raised the renewable energy target to 17,250 MW for 2030, which is its third upward adjust...
Conference on Next Generation Power in Asia: Further Cooperation between Taiwan and the U.S. on Accelerating Development of Green Industry
After a one-and-a-half-day discussion, the Conference on Next Generation Power in Asia, held by the Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), has been successfully closed on May 13, 2015. The participants from different parties highly recognized...
Taiwanese businessmen donate computers to Philippine university
Ting Chin-huang (丁金煌) and Chu Jih-lin (朱日麟), two Taiwanese businessmen in the Philippines, have donated 30 computers to the Catholic Ming Yuen University in Bacolod to help lessen the digital divide between students from rural and urban areas.The computers were accepted by Su Ta-yi (蘇達義), principal ...
Adding value to traditional industries a top priority
Taiwan has made upgrading traditional industries a top policy priority, aiming to introduce information and communications technologies, cultural and creative strengths, eco-friendliness, and innovative business models to help these industries adapt to global competition and create high added value,...
The Price Indices for July 2015
The CPI in July 2015 was 103.71 (2011=100) which decreased 0.13% from the preceding month and went down 0.66% compared with the same month of 2014. The WPI was 87.21 (2011=100) which decreased 0.69% from the preceding month and moved down 9.98% compared with the same month of 2014.
Thoroughly removing vector breeding sites remains most effective way to prevent dengue transmission
According to statistics compiled by the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC), during July 28 and August 3, 2015, a total of 124 new dengue cases, including 114 indigenous dengue cases and 10 imported dengue cases (6 from the Philippines and 1 each from Indonesia, Vietnam, Tailand, and Cam...
Association of Northern California Chinese Schools Holds Annual Conference
OCAC Deputy Minister Hsin Shih-chang attended the 37th Annual Conference of the Association of Northern California Chinese Schools (ANCCS) held at Embassy Suites Milpitas-Silicon Valley on the evening of July 25. The event was also attended by Director General Joseph Ma of Taipei Economic and Cultur...
Taiwan's standard of mass returns after trip to Paris BSMI, MOEA June 3, 2015
Taiwan's standard of mass returned after a trip to the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) for calibration, said the Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection (BSMI), adding that a comparison with its prototype is due every ten years.The piece, a one kilogram primary standard m...
BSMI holds medical health accreditation conference to celebrate 2015 World Accreditation Day BSMI, MOEA June 9, 2015
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection (BSMI) held a medical health accreditation conference on June 9 at National Taiwan University Hospital International Convention Center to celebrate the annual World Accreditation Day.The conference, titled "Medical Health and Accreditation," corres...
BSMI holds international conference to celebrate 2015 World Metrology Day BSMI, MOEA May 18, 2015
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection (BSMI) held an international conference on May 18 at National Taiwan University Hospital International Convention Center to celebrate May 20, World Metrology Day.The conference, titled "International Measurements and its Future Trend," corresponded...
A leap second to be added on July 1, 2015 BSMI, MOEA June 17, 2015
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection (BSMI) said that a leap second will be added on July 1, 2015 at 7:59:59 local time (June 30, 2015 at 23:59:59 GMT). The announcement was made based on a statement from the International Earth Rotation Service (IERS) to insert a leap second into Coo...
Viable diplomacy raising Taiwan’s visibility
Foreign Minister David Y. L. Lin appeared on the Executive Yuan’s “Open Mic” webcast tonight to explain Taiwan’s current diplomatic situation and future goals, and to share the outcomes of President Ma Ying-jeou’s state visit to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua. During the trip, which to...
Premier convenes first meeting of immigrants affairs task force
Premier Mao Chi-kuo today presided over the first meeting of the Executive Yuan’s new immigrants affairs coordination task force. To align with pragmatic operations, the Management of Assistance Fund for Foreign Spouses will be renamed the “New Immigrants Development Fund” while maintaining its orig...
Foreign Exchange Reserves as of the End of July 2015
The foreign exchange reserves of the Republic of China amounted to US$421.96 billion as of the end of July 2015, showing an increase of US$545 million from the figure recorded at the end of the previous month. The level of foreign exchange reserves showed a moderate increase in July because returns ...
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