Tuesday, September 9, 2014
It is done so quickly that you might not even notice it. But that extra swipe of your credit card by some merchants compromises your personal data and breaches data protection laws.
Friday, August 29, 2014
The financially troubled Singapore Flyer, one of the world's tallest observation wheels, has been bought by a local firm for SG$140 million (US$112 million), more than a year after being put in receivership.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Singapore's trade-sensitive economy grew 3.5 percent in the first half and was on track for 2.5-3.5 percent expansion this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Friday.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Sales of five-room and executive flats have been the worst hit by the shrinking Housing Board resale market.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Muslim visitors to Japan are expected to reach one million a year by 2020, triple the 2013 level, as it further opens up to tourists, a specialist travel firm said Friday.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Local private investment totaled NT$666.5 billion in the first half of 2014, while Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) made the largest contribution among all companies, said the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Local business revenues totaled NT$1.2337 trillion in June, representing a 4.1-percent growth, and marked the 10th consecutive month of growth, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Taiwan's main trade promotion body is expecting to "see good results" for Taiwanese exporters at the annual Expo Mariano Roque Alonso in Paraguay, which opened on July 12.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
JP Morgan Securities has raised its price target for Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密), the world's largest contract electronics maker, to NT$130 (US$4.33) from NT$100 on optimism over Hon Hai's recently unveiled transformation plan.
Singapore's trade-reliant economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter, the government said Monday, as weak global demand weighed on the key manufacturing sector.