Monday, December 15, 2014
An Indian court has rejected German drug giant Bayer's bid to block a generic version of its blockbuster cancer treatment Nexavar by a local drugmaker, a move hailed by activists on Saturday.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Tigerair, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Friday it is recruiting another 150 flight attendants as part of its rapid expansion.
The workforce at the Kaohsiung Software Technology Park (KSTP) will grow from 3,900 to 8,500 in the next five years, and the number may exceed 10,000 after Hon Hai Precision Industry (鴻海) makes investments in the park, according to KSTP's service center.
Thanks to the plunge in crude oil prices, four airlines operating domestic flight services in Taiwan moved Friday to slash airfares effective Dec. 15, with some prices cut by as much as 50 percent.
Shares of MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, moved higher Friday morning, extending their gains from the previous session, on an “overweight” rating by JP Morgan Chase, dealers said.
Angelina Jolie and her highly anticipated “Unbroken” may have been shut out at the Golden Globe nominations, but she was still in the Hollywood spotlight Thursday, following the latest in a series of leaked emails in the Sony hacking scandal that calls the actress and director a “spoiled brat.”
Google is locking Spanish publishers out of its popular Google News service in response to a new Spanish law that imposes fees for linking to the headlines and news stories on other websites.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Shares of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海),the world's largest contract electronics maker, which assembles iPhones and iPads for Apple Inc., moved higher Thursday morning as investors were encouraged to buy by the Taiwanese manufacturer's record monthly high sales for November, dealers said.
EVA Air, Taiwan's second-largest airline, said yesterday that Singapore Airlines will codeshare its flights to the United States and Canada from Friday as a result of an expanded codeshare agreement between the two carriers.
The editor-in-chief of the Guardian newspaper, who led its expansion from a traditional British broadsheet to a digital-first international operation, said Wednesday that he would step down next year.