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Sunday, August 31, 2014
Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Saturday it will obtain the first Airbus 320 of a planned 12-plane fleet the next day.
Locally listed companies pocketed NT$809.1 billion in the first half of 2014, representing 15.04 percent growth from the same period last year, said the nation's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
Locally listed companies pocketed NT$809.1 billion in the first half of 2014, representing 15.04 percent growth from the same period last year, said the nation's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
Transactions of residential and commercial property in Kaohsiung fell more than 20 percent in August compared to a month earlier, a result of July's deadly gas explosions, market statistics showed Saturday.
CTBC Life Insurance Co., the insurance arm of Taiwan's CTBC Financial Holding Co., has decided to acquire an almost 20 percent stake in China's ABC Life Insurance Co.
The possible buy-out of Singapore-based integrated circuit packaging and testing provider STATS ChipPAC Ltd. by a Chinese competitor is unlikely to affect Taiwanese firms' competitive edge in the global market for the services, analysts said Saturday.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Minimum wage to exceed NT$20,000
Labor and employers' representatives arrived at a consensus to raise the monthly minimum wage by NT$735 to reach NT$20,008, while the minimum hourly wages will be raised from NT$115 to NT$120, effective July next year.
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President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that Taiwan's economy as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises have benefited from the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA).
Tax revenues in the first seven months reached a new high of NT$1.19 trillion, with securities trading tax revenues surging 34.3 percent to hit a three-year high of NT$54.1 billion.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Friday, extending losses from a session earlier in the wake of losses posted on Wall Street overnight amid renewed geopolitical concerns related to Ukraine, dealers said.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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