Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Taishin Financial Holding (台新金) encountered a major setback in yesterday's Chang Hwa Commercial Bank (彰化銀行) board election, losing management rights that will like result in a NT$14.8 billion loss.
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) warned Sunday that global financial markets appeared to be increasingly fragile despite bullish sentiment.
Embattled Australian carrier Qantas said Monday it had turned the corner after a major shake-up to stem losses, forecasting a swing back into the black in upbeat half-year profit guidance that sent its shares soaring.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, said Friday that its sales for November fell to a five-month low, a decline that market analysts attributed to the slow season effects of the current quarter.
DHL recently announced that it has added 650 service locations island-wide at Chunghwa Post (中華郵政), while offering a corresponding promotion from Dec. 1 to Feb. 13.
Popular but controversial U.S. ride-sharing startup Uber is now valued at US$40 billion, it said Thursday, twice what it was worth six months ago, after raising a fresh US$1.2 billion in funding.
Whether it's “lumberjack chic” or old-school utility, demand for L.L. Bean boots is surging — so much so that some customers will have to wait until February to get their holiday purchases.
Alcoa Inc. is touting a breakthrough in aluminum manufacturing that it says will give the lightweight metal a better chance to replace steel in car doors and fenders.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Vietnam-based budget airline VietJet said Thursday that it will offer 15,000 free one-way tickets on its new route between Taipei and Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the air link scheduled to open Dec. 12.