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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Shares in Taiwan on Monday extended their losses and closed down 0.71 percent at 9,141.31, while the U.S. dollar gained NT$0.005 to close at NT$30.04 on the turnover of US$676 million.
 > Taiwan
Taiwan Business Bank (台灣企銀) recently reported NT$4.59 billion net profit before tax (NPBT) during the period year to July 31, a 65.55-percent growth from the same time in 2013.
 > Taiwan
Worldwide shipments of smartphones will continue to grow in the third quarter of 2014, spurred by the release of the new iPhone model and China-made handsets later this year, a local market information advisory firm said Monday.
 > Taiwan
Thailand's economy grew 0.9 percent in the second quarter, dodging recession after the military ended months of political deadlock with a coup and promised to unshackle spending.
Israel was to end its export of poultry and dairy produce to the European Union from Jewish settlements considered illegal by the international community, Israeli and European officials said on Sunday.
Increasing workers' earning power and offering Latino-owned companies easier access to funding that can be used for growth and expansion can help improve the social and economic status of Latinos in the U.S. and throughout Latin America, Mexican
One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance — a so-called poor door.
China says Mercedes guilty of price abuses
China's government said Monday it has concluded Mercedes-Benz violated anti-monopoly law and charged excessive prices for parts, adding to a growing number of global automakers snared in an investigation of the industry.
 > China
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) said Monday it plans to raise SG$3.37 billion (US$2.70 billion) in a rights issue to boost its balance sheet following its takeover of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.
Shin Jong-kyun, the chief executive of Samsung Electronics' mobile business unit, was the highest-paid CEO in Korea in the first half of 2014, according to a report released by local corporate researcher Chaebul.com on Sunday.
  
  
  
  
  
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