Friday, March 27, 2015
Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwa's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Thursday that it will launch flights between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Tokyo's Narita Airport April 2 to capitalize on increasing travel interest between the two countries.
A senior Indonesian envoy has called on Indonesian businesspeople to be more aggressive in exploring markets in South Africa in order to compete with its fellow ASEAN member states in attracting tourists and trade from the second-largest economy in Africa.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) posted a slim profit for 2014, ending three consecutive annual losses on an improved margin and cost cuts, the company said Wednesday.
Taiwan Mobile Co. (台灣大哥大), the country's second-largest mobile provider, said Wednesday that it is unlikely to cancel its unlimited data plans for its fourth-generation (4G) mobile network in 2015.
China on Wednesday rejected growing international calls for the release of five women's rights activists and accused critics of violating the country's judicial sovereignty by appealing for the women's freedom.
Taiwan is on track to replace all existing mercury vapor street lamps with LED fixtures by the end of 2016, Vice Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan closed down Wednesday, with the weighted index falling below the 9,700 point mark as downward pressure focused on large-cap stocks in both the high- tech and old economy sectors, dealers said.
Private sector sentiment toward both the domestic manufacturing and services sectors weakened in February because of uncertainty over the global economy, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台灣經濟研究院) said Wednesday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.018 to close at NT31.401 as the local central bank intervened, pushing the greenback into positive territory by the close, dealers said.
The 2015 Taipei Digital Electric Appliance Fair (台北數位家電展) opens today in Taipei with robot vacuum cleaners, air conditioners that can be controlled with a smartphone and other smart appliances, according to the organizers.