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Hua Nan seeks to extend growth in second half

Taipei Times 26 Aug 2021
Earnings per share were NT$0.72, with main subsidiary Hua Nan Commercial Bank (華南銀行) generating 80 percent of the profit, Hua Nan Securities Co (華南永昌證券) contributing 13 percent and South China Insurance Co (華南產險) generating 5 percent, Hua Nan Financial president Lo Pao-chu (羅寶珠) said.

Stimulus vouchers coming in October

Taipei Times 26 Aug 2021
three NT$1,000 bills, two NT$500 bills and five NT$200 bills, for a total of NT$5,000, Executive Yuan spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said ... do not demand change from stores, but if shopkeepers are willing to give change for the vouchers, it would respect their decision, Lo said.

Taiwan’s biggest defence budget includes US$1.4 billion for new warplanes

South China Morning Post 26 Aug 2021
Taiwan has unveiled a record NT$471.7 billion (US$16.8 billion) defence budget for next year, as the ...

COVID-19: Majority want cash, not vouchers, poll finds

Taipei Times 15 Aug 2021
Only 9.8 percent of respondents in a ConsumersFoundation survey preferred the Executive Yuan’s NT$5,000 vouchers aimed at stimulating the economy. By Lo Chi / Staff reporter, with CNA ... The Executive Yuan is planning to issue another round of stimulus vouchers worth NT$5,000 to ...

COVID-19: Upfront fee for vouchers might be done away with

Taipei Times 13 Aug 2021
Last year’s Triple Stimulus Voucher program had a provision for groups, including low-income families, to receive the NT$3,000 in vouchers without paying the NT$1,000, Executive Yuan spokesperson Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said, adding that similar measures are planned for this year’s ...

Plans for vouchers outlined

Taipei Times 05 Aug 2021
The quintuple stimulus voucher program — like its predecessor, the Triple Stimulus Voucher program — would not exclude people in higher income brackets, Executive Yuan Spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said yesterday ... Executive Yuan spokesman Lo Ping-cheng speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.

Sports to receive billions in new funding

Taipei Times 22 Jul 2021
The Executive Yuan has allocated NT$6.3 billion (US$224.9 million) for a third phase of the National Sports Park Project and Training Plan for Sports Personnel (國家運動園區整體興設與人才培育計畫) since 2019, Executive Yuan spokesperson Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said yesterday ... careers, Lo said.

COVID-19: Lo denies vaccine deal nearly jeopardized by his comment

Taipei Times 15 Jul 2021
Executive Yuan spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) yesterday denied allegations by Taiwan People’s Party Legislator Ann Kao (高虹安) that a comment he made at a news conference while private negotiations for vaccine purchases with Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group were ongoing had nearly ruined the deal.

Executive Yuan raises relief fund to NT$630 billion

Taipei Times 13 May 2021
Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) approved the bill at a Cabinet meeting, Executive Yuan spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) told a news conference ... The program duration should be extended by 12 months and the spending limit be increased by NT$210 billion, Lo cited Su as saying.

Court rejects Frank Hsieh’s claim for compensation

Taipei Times 27 Apr 2021
The Taipei District Court yesterday rejected a request by Representative to Japan Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) for compensation of NT$1 million (US$35,836) from Taipei City Councilor Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) ... Lo later wrote on Facebook that it was Hsieh’s remarks that drove Su to kill himself.

Five officials charged in bribery, prostitution case

Taipei Times 28 Mar 2021
Lin Yung-chou (林勇州), who led the branch’s governance division, is suspected of taking more than NT$470,000 in bribes from a contractor surnamed Lo (羅), and of using the bank account of Lo’s wife to conceal illicit sums totaling at least NT$1.66 million, prosecutors said.

Experts recommend reducing Chinese dependence, patenting plant varieties

Taipei Times 01 Mar 2021
After the technology used to raise giant groupers was handed to China, the price of the fish went from NT$1,500 per 600g to less than NT$250 per 600g. By Lo Chi / Staff reporter ... years to grow, he said, adding that the market price went as high as NT$1,500 per 600g at one point.

Local firms step up for pineapples

Taipei Times 27 Feb 2021
Su has approved a NT$1 billion package to stabilize pineapple prices, Cabinet spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said, adding that the premier has also instructed the council to draw up plans to promote the fruit’s consumption.

Freezes of submarine budget proposed

Taipei Times 10 Dec 2020
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lo Chih-cheng (羅致政) proposed a freeze of NT$1 billion, saying that his proposal was aimed at urging the Ministry of National Defense to obtain Washington’s permissions to allow Taiwan to purchase critical equipment from the US.