Thursday, July 30, 2015
Shanghai stocks recovered Wednesday after plunging more than 11 percent in the past three sessions but there were mixed results for other Asian markets, with some unable to sustain a morning rally.
The U.S. dollar edged higher Wednesday as traders remained on edge after a China stock market plunge this week and as the Federal Reserve winds up a two-day meeting, with hopes of some guidance on its plans for raising interest rates.
Oil prices were down in Asia Wednesday as investors awaited the result of a U.S. central bank meeting and a closely watched report on crude inventories in the world's biggest economy.
A Beijing court has dismissed a trademark case brought by U.S. basketball superstar Michael Jordan against a company using a similar name and logo to his Nike-produced brand, a report said.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
A special resident visa for foreign national entrepreneurs who wish to start a business in Taiwan will soon be open for application, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
The Science and Technology Policy Research and Information Center (STPI) yesterday released a report urging government policies that incorporate women into the workforce ahead of a labor shortage.
Taiwan is still negotiating with Indonesia and the Philippines on their "unilateral" decisions made earlier this month to raise wages for domestic helpers in Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday., 1 Comment
Shares in Taiwan staged a mild technical rebound Tuesday as gains posted by select high-tech stocks helped the broader market climb out of a 2.4 percent plunge seen a session earlier, dealers said.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), one of Taiwan's leading flat panel makers, said Tuesday that its net profit for the second quarter fell 16 percent from the previous quarter, due to slow-season effects for the quarter that dragged down product prices.