In a report released on March 12, semiconductor market research company IC Insights predicted that the global IC (integrated circuit) market could grow 7 percent this year.
Taiwan's machine tool industry said Sunday it is worried about its competitiveness in the face of a recently signed free trade agreement between China and South Korea, unprecedented low interest rates in South Korea, and depreciation of that country's currency .
A miniature of the Taipei 101 skyscraper will be built in a Japanese park that exhibits world-famous architecture and relics later this year as part of Taiwan's latest efforts to promote tourism, Taiwanese and Japanese representatives said Friday.
A month before Apple Inc.'s smartwatch hits the market, China's thriving copycat manufacturers are selling lookalikes, some openly advertised as Apple copies.
Alibaba's NT$10 billion in venture capital funding will first go to young Taiwanese entrepreneurs selling Taiwanese specialties, Alibaba CEO Jack Ma (馬雲) announced in Taipei yesterday.
Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary Monday with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the Internet pioneer in the midst of a transformation effort.
Australia's central bank Friday cut its forecasts for economic growth and inflation this year and warned unemployment would likely rise as the economy transitions away from a mining investment boom.
Global stock markets were muted Friday as investors awaited monthly U.S. employment figures and the risk of a Greek default increased. The price of oil extended gains above US$50 a barrel.
Australia's central bank on Tuesday lowered its key interest rate by 25 basis points to a new record low of 2.25 percent, saying after a year-and-a-half on hold the cut was justified to spur growth.
A pick-up in core consumer prices in Australia has reduced the likelihood of a near-term interest rate cut, even as official statistics showed Wednesday that plunging oil prices slowed inflation in the last three months of 2014.