Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Smartphone camera lens maker Largan Precision Co. (大立光) made a new record yesterday as its shares hit NT$3,000, an all-time-high on Taiwan's stock market.
The government has launched a cloud-based traceability system for domestic tea, which will allow consumers to trace the source and production of tea, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Tuesday., 1 Comment
U.S. and Japanese trade officials failed to resolve differences on autos and farm exports that are hindering progress toward a Pacific Rim trade deal but say they believe agreement is within reach.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Foreign orders totaled US$490 million (NT$15.218 billion) in March, registering 1.3 percent growth year-on-year, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) launched a successor to its affordable ZenFone series in Japan on Monday, part of its strategy to triple its global smartphone shipments this year.
Largan Precision Co. (大立光), one of Taiwan's leading smartphone camera lens suppliers, announced Thursday a gross margin of 56.7 percent for the first quarter of this year, beating market expectations.
The value of high-end commercial property in Taiwan for the first quarter of this year fell more than 60 percent from a quarter earlier, according to statistics compiled by Yung Ching Realty Group (永慶房屋) with analysts attributing the fall to cautious sentiment toward a government tax reform plan.
Trend Micro Inc. (趨勢科技), a Taiwan-based developer of Internet security software, opened an office Monday in Taipei jointly with two local startups to expand its global footprint in mobile applications.
Taiwan's government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業研究院) is planning to set up 10 new innovation companies by the end of this year.
A record high in mainland yuan deposits taken by banks registered in Taiwan as of the end of March show optimism that the Chinese currency will appreciate against the U.S. dollar in the long run, analysts said.