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Saturday, December 13, 2014
The Samsung Campus APP Star program initiated by Samsung Taiwan recently announced award-winning apps mainly developed by publicly funded university students, which include speed warnings for scooters, personalized e-closets, charity maps and an endangered species awareness campaign.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.064 to close at the day's high of NT$31.326, as positive retail data for November in the United States helped boost the greenback, dealers said.
Friday, December 12, 2014
The Housing Movement (巢運) vowed to take to the streets if the Executive Yuan fails to send its bill for property tax reform to the Legislature next month.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at the day's high of NT$31.262 as the greenback recouped its earlier losses thanks to support from local central bank intervention, dealers said.
BASF has entered into a definitive agreement to fully acquire the business and assets in Taiwan and mainland China of Taiwan Sheen Soon (TWSS, 台灣欣順), the global leader for thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) adhesives base material.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Thursday, marking the fifth consecutive losing session, with selling sparked by a dive on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
FSC head supports scrapping of capital gains tax plan
The chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC,證券監督管理委員會) said Thursday that he supports a possible U-turn on the proposed capital gains tax in the stock market targeting major market players.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Taiwan ranked as the 10th largest trading partner of the United States for the first 10 months of this year, according to statistics released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC).
State-run Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Wednesday that it could provide rebates to its customers early next year as dropping fuel prices have allowed the company to generate profits of some NT$20 billion (US$641 million) this year.
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Finance Ministry eyes stake in 101
Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) said yesterday that his ministry is attempting to expand its stake in Taipei 101 from 44.53 percent to 51 percent in a bid to gain management control.
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