Saturday, September 27, 2014
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.
Sculfort Marina is slated to introduce Europe's renowned leisure lifestyle to Taiwan at the International Chain and Franchise Exhibition (世界加盟大展) taking place at the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Shares of AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達) and Innolux Corp. (群創), two of Taiwan's largest flat panel makers, moved higher Wednesday morning on higher global TV panel prices resulting from strong demand from China, dealers said.
Taiwan's central bank will hold its key interest rates steady throughout 2014 because of the lack of inflationary pressures, a leading Taiwanese think tank said Wednesday.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) said Wednesday that it has been awarded a substantial education tender by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia in Eastern Europe to provide up to 47,000 Acer TravelMate B115 notebook PCs.