Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The U.S. dollar slipped against the yen and euro Monday on fears that mainland China's economic malaise could drag on global growth, reversing a rally that had been fueled by hopes of a September U.S. rate rise.
Oil prices fell in Asia Monday, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in the previous session and tried to gauge the outlook for the U.S. economy and its taste for crude.
Russian oil giant Rosneft on Monday said its net profit fell by 22 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, a stronger result than expected as the weak ruble partly offset falling oil prices.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. took the lead in the Philippines' big-screen phone market during the second quarter of 2015 thanks to the launch of its 5.5-inch ZenFone 2 smartphone in April.
Taipei city councillors on Sunday called on Tai Chi-chuan, chairman of EasyCard Corp., to resign over the controversy surrounding the company's use of a Japanese porn star's photos on the cover of its stored value cards.
The commercial release of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp.'s Vive virtual reality headset, co-developed with U.S. video game developer Valve, will not be widely available until early 2016.
In 2015, Taiwan is projected to have the highest capex for semiconductor manufacturing worldwide, according to a press release from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI).
Garrett Popcorn Shops from Chicago is expected to open its first store in Taiwan by the end of this year, according to the company's Facebook Taiwan fan page that began operation recently.
Singapore women continue to be under-represented in top management positions, even though they have made strides in education and the broader workforce.