Sunday, March 1, 2015
China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Japanese factories churned out more machinery and electronic devices in January as export shipments rose, but lower energy costs due to cheaper crude oil failed to provide a boost to consumer spending.
A 1111 Job Bank survey conducted in February showed that nearly 61 percent of respondents were willing to work in China, the lowest percentage in four similar surveys the company has conducted since 2009.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Chinese state-owned banks loaned US$22.1 billion to Latin American countries last year, helping to keep afloat struggling economies that have been hit hard by a fall in prices for oil, minerals and other commodities that they export, according to new numbers released Thursday by the U.S. think tank the Inter-American Dialogue.
Taiwan registered a record high annual current account surplus and financial account net outflow for full year 2014, following a similar performance in the fourth quarter, the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) said Thursday.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) yesterday called for the nation to take notice of the dramatic drop of 180,000 people in Taiwan's workforce each year starting in 2016.
Three mountain scenic areas in Northern Taiwan have attracted the largest number of visitors during the just-ended six-day Lunar New Year holiday Feb. 18-23, said the Tourism Bureau.
Foxconn's Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of the world's largest manufacturer of consumer electronics, yesterday said he hopes 70 percent of assembly can be automated within three years.
Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電信), Taiwan's largest mobile provider, gave an assurance Thursday that its customers' privacy remains secure, despite the alleged hacking of SIM card encryption keys based on technology of Gemalto, ..........
Members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum formed a taskforce during a meeting earlier this month to push for the proposed Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), a Taiwanese official who attended the meeting in the Philippines said Thursday.