2017-10-03Section break ---- 10AM Easy EZ News Intro Good morning. It's 10 o'clock. I'm ______ and it's time for Easy EZ News on ICRT. ---- T*Taiex update The Tai-Ex opened down 2-points this morning from yesterday's close, at 10,462 on turnover of 2-billion N-T. ---- T*TSMC chairman to retire Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing chairman Morris Chang says he will retire in June next year. Chang says he will retire after the next annual shareholders meeting. He will completely stop managing TSMC. The 86-year old founded the company in 1987. The Hsinchu-based semiconductor company is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month. ---- T*Tainan man arrested for holding son hostage Tainan police stopped a man who held his six year old son hostage (人質). Police say they forced their way into a third-floor apartment in An-Nan District, where the man was threatening to stab his son with a knife. The six year old was not hurt. The 38-year-old father had no criminal record and had no record of mental problems. But officers believe he may have mental problems, and they've sent him to a nursing home for observation (觀察). ---- T*Survey: Ppl spend 8 hrs a day on 3C And .... A survey finds that people here in Taiwan spend an average of more than 8 hours a day on 3C devices. The survey from the Ophthalmological Society of Taiwan also finds that 60 percent of people use many screens at the same time. The poll was done for the 2017 World Sight Day, on Oct. 12th. The society says 8 hours a day on average is 1 hour higher than last year. ---- Las Vegas shooting In the U-S.... Police are still trying to find out why a man in Las Vegas opened fire towards a music festival. There were 22-thousand people at the festival. 59 people died and 527 were hurt. The gunman fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. He killed himself as police broke into the room. 10 guns were found there. Investigators say the man is 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, who lives in Nevada. They found no evidence that he's linked with international terrorism, but the Islamic State group say he was one of their "soldiers". The group has given no evidence. ---- WFP funding shortfall The World Food Program is giving less food to refugees in northern Kenya, because it does not have enough funding. Our UN correspondent Liling Tan reports from New York. < [CLIP] Slug: > ---- 10AM Easy EZ News Outro That's it for Easy EZ News today. Check in again tomorrow for our simplified version of the news, uploaded every day in the afternoon. Enjoy the rest of your day, I'm ____.