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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, says it lost US$45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to US$400 million.
Samsung Electronics said Monday it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google's Android system.
European stock markets strike a mixed note
Europe's stock markets diverged on Monday in mixed trading, ahead of a busy week for economic news, dealers said. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rose 0.11 percent to stand at 6,799.07 points in late morning deals in the capital. In Paris, the CAC-40 gained 0.33 percent to 4,345.47 points, while Frankfurt's DAX 30 index fell 0.11 percent to 9,633.72 compared with Friday's close. Before the weekend, European equities sank as sentiment was soured by falling German business confidence.
The dollar moved narrowly in Asia Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions capped activity while investors look to a slate of U.S. data and a Federal Reserve policy meeting later this week.
The price of oil traded around US$102 a barrel on Friday, nearly unchanged, as worries over supplies and geopolitical tensions eased.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday it will help the domestic photovoltaic industry respond after the United States decided on Friday to issue preliminary anti-dumping (AD) tariffs of 27.59-44.18 percent on solar products from Taiwan.
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Taiwanese companies are showing an increasing interest in building an industrial cluster to produce robots amid favorable global market conditions, but they still face challenges in integrating the supply chain.
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Asset bubbles could deflate global recovery: analysts
In a world still struggling to shake off the worst financial crisis for a generation, many economists are worrying that new asset bubbles are already threatening to derail the tepid global recovery.
Preparing for their initial public offering (IPO) in late August, state-owned Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. yesterday announced the release of 54 percent of its total shares at the offering price of NT$12.95 per share.
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Chunghwa Telecom's (CHT, 中華電信) near field communication (NFC) trusted service manager (TSM) system was recently certified by Visa to provide Visa credit card payment services on NFC-enabled smartphones in Taiwan.
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