Saturday, December 7, 2013
The price of oil was steady Friday after being buoyed by stronger economic growth in the world's largest economy.
Friday, December 6, 2013
Tokyo approved a spending package worth almost US$54 billion on Thursday in a bid to offset a tax hike that comes into effect next year and which critics fear will derail Japan's economic recovery.
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Bitcoins suffered a new setback after China's central bank said Thursday its banks and payment systems are barred from handling the virtual currency.
Korea and Australia have reached a free trade agreement after resolving controversial issues over beef and an investor-state dispute settlement clause, trade officials in Seoul said Thursday.
India on Thursday faced mounting pressure to compromise in a global impasse over food security that has cast the future of the World Trade Organization into doubt.
Taiwan's convention and exhibition industry will continue to grow this year as the government maintains its efforts to improve the country's global competitiveness, an official of the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) said Thursday.
Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director-General and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Lilia de Lima invited Taiwanese investors to visit and explore business opportunities at the Invest Philippines seminar held in Taipei yesterday.
Taiwan will seek the support of Singapore in its efforts to join regional economic integration initiatives, Taiwan's representative to Singapore said yesterday.
Microsoft Corp. pledged late Wednesday to fight in court against any attempt by U.S. intelligence agencies to seize its foreign customers' data under American surveillance laws, one of a series of steps aimed at reassuring nervous users abroad.
A second round of fishery talks between Taiwan and Japan opened in Suao, Yilan County Thursday to discuss issues related to dispute avoidance in the longline fishing grounds.