Monday, July 27, 2015
Indonesia is going ahead with a plan to raise wages for its domestic helpers in Taiwan, as the negotiations between the two countries on the issue have not produced any concrete decisions, an Indonesian official told CNA recently., 1 Comment
Foreign nationals visiting Taiwan appreciate the easy access to convenience stores in almost every corner of Taiwan in both cities and remote villages, a global travel information search engine said last Friday in releasing the results of its latest study.
Chief Economist of the Agricultural Bank of China (中國農業銀行) Xiang Songzuo (向松祚) said yesterday that the recent China stock market crash may be mainly attributed to three causes: haste, willfulness and naivety.
Most of the 15,000 projected visitors to the October E-Commerce Expo Asia 2015 show will be eagerly staking out claims on the industry's 20-percent growth, according to a press release from the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會).
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Residential property prices in Taiwan are likely to fall by an annual 5-10 percent over the next two years due to a supply glut and weakening affordability, according to a research report., 1 Comment
Fuel prices in Taiwan are expected to drop next week following a fall in international crude oil prices amid concerns over a supply glut, market sources said Friday.
The Tourism Bureau has kicked off the second wave of activities in the Taiwan Fun on the Tropic of Cancer summer festival, with participants having a chance of taking home NT$100,000 in prize money.
Investors should not worry too much about the problems in Greece for the third quarter of 2015, but should rather be wary of the overheating short-term investments and high debt ratios in China, according to Spencer Wang, vice president at Citicorp Securities Investment Consulting.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台灣經濟研究院) said Friday that it has lowered its forecast of Taiwan's 2015 gross domestic product growth to 3.11 percent at a time when the weakness of the global economy has sent demand lower.
The CSBC Corp. (中船), Taiwan, a government-invested shipbuilder headquartered in the southern port city of Kaohsiung, signed a contract Friday to construct four 1,800 20-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container vessels.