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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The market penetration rate of fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband smartphones in China is expected to grow significantly this year, a local research firm said Tuesday.
Nearly 90 percent of people in Taiwan who visit social networking sites use their mobile devices to do so, with younger users spending more time on such sites, a survey indicated Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Chia Hsien-der (賈先德), Vice President of the Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) yesterday announced that a task force has been formed to facilitate the transition following the company's acquisition of China Network Systems (CNS, 中嘉), Taiwan's largest cable TV operator.
FamilyMart (全家便利商店), Taiwan's second-largest convenience store chain, is expected to benefit from its partnership with contactless smart card system operator EasyCard Corp. (悠遊卡公司) to launch a rewards point system, according to financial services firm Morgan Stanley.
The progress of signing a trade-in-goods agreement across the Taiwan Strait has fallen far behind that of the negotiation of a free trade agreement (FTA) between China and South Korea, Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍) said yesterday.
Thanks to the local manufacturing sector's intensified production of products including semiconductors, LEDs, optical instruments, steel, petrochemicals, cars and machinery products, Taiwan's industrial production index hit a new single-month record in July.
No decision reached in wage-hike meeting
A committee meeting held by the Ministry of Labor (勞動部) to discuss a minimum wage hike ended Monday without a decision, due to a boycott by the business sector.
The Taiwan Top Salary 100 Index (台灣高薪100指數) on Monday slid 5.97 points to 5,159.55 on the back of its arrival on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Shares in Taiwan edged slightly higher in lackluster trading Monday, with the bellwether electronics sector nudging higher and financial stocks ending lower.
Monday, August 25, 2014
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) said Sunday that local companies influenced by a U.S. anti-dumping ruling will be compensated for litigation expenses, after Washington decided Friday to impose dumping duties against some foreign steel pipe producers.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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