Saturday, March 1, 2014
Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd., the country's No. 2 airline, Friday reported a first-half loss of 83.7 million Australian dollars (US$75 million), as airlines increased seat capacity faster than passenger demand in the domestic market.
Friday, February 28, 2014
China Airlines and China Pacific Catering Services held a press conference together yesterday to launch the new economy class sky menus for all lines, which feature not only authentic Taiwanese cuisine but also fresh local ingredients.
Struggling Australian carrier Qantas Thursday said it will axe 5,000 jobs, defer aircraft deliveries and freeze growth at Asian offshoot Jetstar in a major shake-up after deep first-half losses, warning of more pain to come.
Britain's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland plunged into a nearly 9.0-billion-pound loss last year on vast charges for litigation and the creation of a “bad bank” division, it said Thursday.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. investors will be looking for details of how the conglomerate performed and the best advice chief executive Warren Buffett, a prominent American businessman, has to offer in his annual letter this Saturday.
New Zealand's national airline on Thursday posted a record first-half profit on slightly lower revenues.
Baidu Inc., which operates China's leading search engine, said Thursday its quarterly profit edged down 0.4 percent as it spent heavily to promote mobile services amid an industrywide scramble to keep up with users who increasingly surf the Web on smartphones.
German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, maker of Aspirin, said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to buy the privately-owned Chinese group Dihon Pharmaceutical for an undisclosed sum.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, ranked as the sixth-biggest spender in research and development in the global integrated circuit business, according to a research report released Wednesday.
Fubon Multimedia Technology is slated to be listed in the GreTai Securities Market today, becoming Taiwan's first TV shopping company to go public.