Sunday, September 28, 2014
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, is expected to take an 84-percent share in the high-end technology market of the global semiconductor wafer foundry business, according to a research report.
Quanta Computer Inc., the world's largest contract laptop designer and manufacturer, said Saturday that peak season effects are expected to boost third quarter shipments by more than 10 percent from the 10.50 million units recorded a quarter earlier.
Cheng Shin Rubber Industry Co., Taiwan's largest tire maker, has vowed to soon replace Japan-based Yokohama Tire Corp. to become the eighth largest tire supplier in the world, up one notch from its current position.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
The output value of Taiwan's wireless communications sector is expected to grow by more than 8 percent in 2015, largely because of China's efforts to develop its long-term evolution (LTE) services, a research report said.
Put on your earphones and begin a musical journey soaring through the air. China Airlines' new plane, a Boeing 777-300ER, will take its first flight on Dec. 1, and invites Business Class passengers to savor the music on the plane and at the concerts held at Taipei National Concert Hall.
The economic monitoring indicator flashed a “green” signal in August, representing a stable economy for the seventh month in a row, according to a report released by the National Development Council (NDC) yesterday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.312, after moving in a tight range amid lingering concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will kick off a possible rate hike cycle, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan extended losses Friday, closing below the 9,000-point mark, as investors took hints from weakness on Wall Street overnight to keep cutting their holdings, dealers said.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged Thursday to slash red tape and harness the benefits of a huge young population as he launched a campaign to attract global business to manufacture in India.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Thursday raised its forecast for Taiwan's GDP (gross domestic product) growth for the year to 3.4 percent, citing strengthening domestic and external demand that brought average growth for the first half of the year to 3.5 percent.