Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.006 to close at NT$29.542 after Taiwan's central bank intervened by the end of the session to help the greenback recover earlier losses, dealers said.
Japan has asked the World Trade Organization to step into a row over Seoul's import ban on fish caught in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, officials said Tuesday.
Friday, September 27, 2013
In light of rising concerns over the difficulty of attracting new hires, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced yesterday plans to raise the limit on the number of foreign laborers businesses may employ, to as high as 40 percent of a company's payroll.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
A joint Australian-British architect and his heavily pregnant Dutch wife were named by friends and media Monday as among those killed in the attack on an upmarket Nairobi shopping mall.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Both of Taiwan's two oil refineries announced price reductions of NT$0.30 per liter for gasoline and NT$0.40 for diesel on the domestic market for the week starting today.
Friday, September 13, 2013
Australia's jobless rate edged up to 5.8 percent in August, a level not seen since the global financial crisis, with the sluggish economy shedding 10,800 jobs as the mining investment boom unwinds.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Advancing through the first round as the only undefeated team, Italy has provided the unexpected at the European basketball championships.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott's declaration that Australia is “open for business” and his promises of tax cuts and reforms have raised hopes he will reinvigorate the economy as it makes a painful transition from a mining boom.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Two Romanian computer hackers who stole credit card information from more 800 U.S. merchants and more than 150,000 credit and debit card holders have been given lengthy prison sentences by a federal judge in New Hampshire.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Australia's economy expanded a steady 0.6 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, data the ruling Labor Party seized upon Wednesday as proof of its credentials just days ahead of elections.