Thursday, June 18, 2015
Every morning on his way to work in Yangon, builder Zaw Min Tun takes a swig of water at a Buddhist temple, a vital place to quench a thirst for the many ordinary citizens left behind by Myanmar's economic boom.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Companies' fixed asset investment dropped 11.9 percent over the past year to register at NT$199.1 billion in the first quarter, falling below the NT$200 billion mark for the first time in more than five years.
A top executive of Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) on Tuesday quashed speculations about a takeover of HTC Corp. (宏達電), saying his company does not have the capacity to acquire the struggling smartphone manufacturer.
In the midst of weakened economic recovery around the world, the Taiwan Research Institute (TRI, 台綜院) yesterday made a 0.08-percentage point downward adjustment to the nation's projected GDP growth this year to 3.35 percent.
Taiwan-based Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. (AIDC, 漢翔航空工業) returned to the Paris Air Show, a biennial air show that opened Monday, for the first time in 10 years.
Yahoo Inc. launched four apps designed for Apple Inc.'s smartwatch in Taiwan Monday as the search engine's latest attempt to push its "mobile first" strategy.
Taiwanese firms abroad have already pledged NT$40.4 billion to Taiwan-based projects, or 76 percent of the government's target for 2015, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan extended losses Tuesday as renewed concerns over the debt problems in Greece dragged Wall Street lower, dealers said.
Dun & Bradstreet Taiwan (鄧白氏) initiated its Top 1000 SME (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises) Elite Program yesterday, according to its General Manager Michelle Sun (孫偉真). .............