Sunday, September 28, 2014
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, is expected to take an 84-percent share in the high-end technology market of the global semiconductor wafer foundry business, according to a research report.
Quanta Computer Inc., the world's largest contract laptop designer and manufacturer, said Saturday that peak season effects are expected to boost third quarter shipments by more than 10 percent from the 10.50 million units recorded a quarter earlier.
Cheng Shin Rubber Industry Co., Taiwan's largest tire maker, has vowed to soon replace Japan-based Yokohama Tire Corp. to become the eighth largest tire supplier in the world, up one notch from its current position.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked US$130 million (102.5 million euros) in aid Friday to fight the Ebola epidemic after the governments of the worst-hit countries in west Africa said they were desperately counting on promises of global aid to be backed up with cash.
After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.6 percent in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years, the government reported Friday. The solid rebound is expected to provide momentum for strong growth the rest of the year.
The output value of Taiwan's wireless communications sector is expected to grow by more than 8 percent in 2015, largely because of China's efforts to develop its long-term evolution (LTE) services, a research report said.
Put on your earphones and begin a musical journey soaring through the air. China Airlines' new plane, a Boeing 777-300ER, will take its first flight on Dec. 1, and invites Business Class passengers to savor the music on the plane and at the concerts held at Taipei National Concert Hall.
The economic monitoring indicator flashed a “green” signal in August, representing a stable economy for the seventh month in a row, according to a report released by the National Development Council (NDC) yesterday.
Taiwanese consumers lined up for long hours early Friday to get their hands on Apple Inc.'s latest iPhone models, which went on sale in the country for the first time.