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Release date:2022/06/23
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Tai-Ex opening   

發佈於 2022-06-23 10:40:13

The Tai-Ex opened down 42-points this morning from yesterday's close, at 15,306 on turnover of $5.99-billion N-T.

The Tai-Ex lost ground on Wednesday, losing 380-points and erasing all of the gains from the previous session.

Market watchers say investor sentiment remained cautious about a rate hike cycle launched by the U-S Federal Reserve to fight inflation.

And investors opted (選擇) to lock-in profits in the bellwether electronics sector from the previous session, while selling also spread to old economy sector to push the main board further into negative territory.

 Orchid Island School Holds Graduation Ceremony for One Student   

發佈於 2022-06-23 10:40:14

An elementary school on Orchid Island has held a graduation ceremony for one student.

According to the principal of the Lanyu Primary School, staff tried to instill a sense of excitement in the ceremony, despite its small size.

The sole graduating student was presented with her diploma while teachers and other students took to the stage to to deliver congratulatory speeches and give her gifts.

The school principal says regardless of how many students are graduating, the staff and fellow students try to make it an unforgettable experience.

The principal also say he wore traditional Tao attire to mark the occasion.

The student population at the Lanyu Primary School has dropped from an average 100 to about 30 over the years - and the principal is attributing (歸因) the decline to low birth rates and migration to other parts of the country.

 Myanmar Suu Kyi Transferred to Capital   

發佈於 2022-06-23 10:40:14

Legal officials say ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been transferred from a secret detention location to a prison in the capital.

They say her ongoing court cases will be tried at a new facility built in the prison compound.

Suu Kyi was arrested last year when the army seized power from her elected government.

She is being tried on multiple charges, including corruption (腐敗).

Suu Kyi's supporters say the charges against her are politically motivated.

 C*US Uvalde Police Chief Put on Leave   

發佈於 2022-06-23 10:40:14

The police chief at a Texas school district has been placed on leave, as investigation continues into officers' response (反應) to a mass shooting.

AP correspondent Mike Gracia reports.

 Mexico Blackout Hits Yucatan Peninsula   

發佈於 2022-06-23 10:40:14

A massive electricity blackout has hit Mexico's resort-studded Yucatan Peninsula, leaving as many as 1.3 million customers with power.

The blackout affected almost two-thirds of states of Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo, home to resorts like Cancun and Tulum.

Officials say it was caused by an accident involving an employee performing maintenance (維護) on a high-tension line.

They say power has been restored to about 36% of those affected.