Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Semiconductor foundry bellwether TSMC (台積電) yesterday announced a comprehensive ultra-low power consumption technology platform designed to cater to the varied applications of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable devices markets.
Evergreen Marine (長榮海運) and Yang Ming Marine Transport (陽明海運) posted a profitable second quarter, recovering from their losses in the same period of last year.
The net sell of local shares by foreign investors last week expanded nearly 1.3 times to NT$36.13 billion last week, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (台灣證券交易所).
Wowprime Corp. (王品集團), a Taiwan-based restaurant chain, said Monday that it will set up a joint venture with the Panda Restaurant Group (PRG, 熊貓快餐集團) of the United States in an effort to tap into the U.S. market.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Monday amid weak sentiment after heavy losses last week, as investors shrugged off the latest gains posted on Wall Street on the back of an upward revision of the U.S. economic growth in the second quarter, dealers said.
China on Monday hailed the one-year anniversary of its first free-trade zone (FTZ), but foreign companies expressed disappointment over the pace of pledged reforms as they await real business opportunities.
U.S. technology giant Microsoft on Monday launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban.
The New Zealand dollar sank Monday after the central bank disclosed it conducted its biggest sell-off of the currency in seven years to lower an exchange rate that is squeezing exporters.
Monday, September 29, 2014
India's new prime minister is turning to nuclear energy to ease a power crisis made worse by the cancellation of hundreds of coal mining permits, but he faces skepticism both at home and abroad.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
More than a dozen bands from at home and abroad gathered together to perform in Taipei Saturday in memory of late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.