Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環保署) inked an international information-sharing partnership last week to strengthen the development of low-carbon technologies.
To create a more efficient market and in accordance with the easing of limits on margin trading and short sales announced by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會), starting from June 29.
Shares in Taiwan took a nosedive Monday as the debt crisis in Greece dragged down the stock markets in Japan, South Korea and China, dealers said.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Jason Chen (陳俊聖), corporate president and chief executive officer of Acer Inc. (宏碁), declared at the company's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday that his mission at Acer is to help the company survive and generate stable profits.
The Yuanta-Polaris Research Institute, one of Taiwan's leading think tanks, lowered its forecast for the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2015 on Tuesday, citing weakening domestic consumption and global demand.
The most luxurious edition of Apple Inc.'s smartwatch, scheduled to go on sale in Taiwan Friday, could cost NT$500,000 (US$16,163), market observers said Wednesday.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Shares in Taiwan pulled back Friday from the gains posted a session earlier as investors were discouraged by a sliding Wall Street trend overnight amid concerns over the debt problems in Greece, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.080 to close at the day's high of NT$31.132 with market sentiment cautious about the debt situation in the eurozone, dealers said.
The National Development Council's (NDC, 國家發展委員會) overall economic monitoring indicator rose two points to 18 last month, flashing yellow-blue to signal a slowdown.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Filipino Joe De La Rosa is working in Taipei in hopes of making his big dreams come true.