not adjusted for more than one year, while 54 percent said their salary was cut due to shrinking bonuses. Nearly 54 percent of those surveyed said they were unable to strike a balance bet ween family and career due to low salary, according to the survey. The survey was based on questionnaires completed by 1,064 employees aged 20 and above from Jan 24 to Feb 11. According to the island’s statistical agency, the real average monthly salary of employees in Taiwan’s industrial and ser vice sectors was NT$38,235 ($1,243) in 2018, which is below the average monthly salary of NT$38,398 in 2001. Employees in theRead More →

  BEIJING — China will push forward reform in national defense education in 2019, acc ording to a circular released by the national defense education office Thursday.   The circular said a document on deepening reform in national defense education is planned to be released this year.   The country also plans to revise its national defense education law and work out draft regulations on promoting natio nal defense education at educational institutions and social organizations participating in national defense education.   According to the official in charge of the office, the country will hold a series of educational campaigns including lectu res, contests and learning activities to attractRead More →

  multiple sexual, illegal acts against a 14-year-old girl,” he told reporters Friday. He said Foxx’s investigation was “very thorough … dedicated and methodical.”   CNN has seen the VHS tape, which is 42 minutes and 45 seconds, clear and explicit . It appears to show Kelly having sex with a girl who refers to her body parts as 14 years old.   In a news conference Friday, his attorney told reporters he did not know what was on the tape.Greenberg brought a point of contention to one of the cases in the indictment.   ”One of the charges appears to involve the same alleged victim from the earlierRead More →

Trump claimed his administration had achieved “more than almost any administration in the history of the country” — and was met with open laughter. National security adviser John Bolton, a former ambassador to the UN under President George W. Bush, was openly hosti le toward the UN during his 2005 to 2006 tenure. The Trump administration has cut US contributions to the UN, pulled out of several of UN organizations and opposed core UN-backed initiatives in recent years, including the Paris Agreement on climate and the Iran nuclear deal. Trump had wanted a woman to lead the US delegation at the United Nations, so urcesRead More →

  green and blue, supports three apps at one time: You can watch Netflix, Google something and answer text messages at the same time.   Consumers who flock to big screens, whether for gaming or the a bility to see more of their data in one place, may be attracted to the unique concept. Samsung has a lready proven that there’s interest around larger-screen smartphones with the success of its Galaxy Note line.   But Samsung will need to convince developers to design apps for the unique form factor, and cons umer demand out of the gate might not be enough to encourage this considering the price point.Read More →

  facturers will start to have 5G as a base specification, rather than an additional special variant of their 4G phones, Stanton added.   The 5G model, which is quite large at 6.4 inches due to what Samsung calls a combination of desi gn reasons, will launch on the major carriers in the second quarter and first be exclusive to Verizon.   ”Although volume expectations will be relatively limited initially, having a foothold at the begi nning of 5G deployment will be important to Samsung’s brand and being part of the 5G j ourney with the carriers, so it can learn as much as possible about this newRead More →

  hers fill that 70 million-year gap, as well as provide a portrait of tyrannosaur lineage in North America. Moros links the earliest, smaller tyrannosaurs to Tyrannosaurus rex.   ”With a lethal combination of bone-crunching bite forces, stereoscopic vision, rapid growth rates, and colossal size, tyrant dinosa urs reigned uncontested for 15 million years leading up to the end-Cretaceous extinction — but it wasn’ t always that way,” said Lindsay Zanno, lead study author and paleontologist at North Carolina State Un iversity, in a statement. “When and how quickly tyrannosaurs went from wallflower to prom king has been vexing pal eontologists for a long time. The onlyRead More →

  rather than in northernEngland”Japanese businesses are seeing returning to Japan as affordable and profitable,” said S tephen Nagy, an associate professor at International Christian University in Tokyo.   Honda said it had decided to shut its plant because of “the unpre cedented changes in the global automotive industry” such as the shift toward electric veh cles. It plans to move production from Britain to Japan, the United States and China.   Recent trade deals have also made Britain a less attractive base for Japanese companies after Brexit.   Nagy pointed to the trade deal between the European Union and Japan, which took effec t this month, and theRead More →

  UBS faces a massive financial penalty in France after a court there ruled that the Swiss bank helped its wealthy clients avoid taxes.   The court delivered its verdict in Paris on Wednesday, ordering the bank to pay €4.5 billion ($5.1 billion) and finding it guilty of money laundering and illegal client solicitations.   The fines include €800 million ($907 million) in civil damages payable to the French state.   Shares in UBS (UBS) dropped sharply after the verdict was announced, trading down 4.2% in Switzerland. The fines are roughly equal to the bank’s net profits for 2018.   Switzerland’s largest bank said that it would issue a statementRead More →

turday announced its decision to expel Zhai from its post-doctoral station. The review of Zhai’s admissions materials during the interview and recruiting process was lax, the university said in the statement. There is no tolerance for academic misconduct which infringes on educational equality. Investigations into the cas e should not only about one person, but extend to related working procedures, a spokesperson for the Mi istry of Education said at a routine press conference on Friday in response to Zhai’s scandal. The scandal broke out two weeks ago and refused to die down after angry net izens condemned not only the academic fraud but alsoRead More →