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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Taiwan's food exports harmed due to tainted oil scandal: Duh
Eleven countries and regions, mainly in Asia, have barred certain food products from Taiwan due to the current edible oil scandal, affecting NT$2.2 billion (US$72.4 million)-worth of exports, Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍) said Monday.
Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL, 矽品精密工業) on Monday reported earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.04 for the third quarter, an increase of 48.57 percent year-on-year.
Shares in Taiwan closed 0.21 percent down at 8,627.78 while the U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar, shedding NT$0.01 to close at NT$30.403 on the Taipei forex Monday.
Taiwan's economy showed steady growth in September for the eighth consecutive month despite a cooking oil scandal that hurt consumer confidence, the country's economic planning body said Monday.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Taiwan's petrochemical industry is feeling the brunt of slowing growth in China amid adjustments to the economic structure there, experts said, cautioning that other sectors including Taiwan's semiconductor industry could also soon be overtaken by China's.
An increasing number of Taiwanese businesses operating in China, known as Taishang in Chinese, have suffered operating losses over the past years, according to a study conducted by the Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA).
Acer (宏碁) recently obtained the first Low Blue Light certificate issued by TUV Rheinland Greater China, according to a press release. The Blue Light safety certificate offers consumers a safer and more reliable choice, said the TUV.
According to a case study published Thursday by My Housing magazine, the living space ratio between Taipei City's condominium common areas and living spaces has recently reached a record 34.5 percent.
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The first three quarters of 2014 brought good news to economists everywhere, setting records in Taiwan's stock market. However, recent fluctuations have investors worried.
Thailand promotes prawn industry as skeptics doubt progress on labor
Thailand went on a charm offensive in defense of its prawn industry this week, seeking to convince Europeans that it is responding to allegations of slavery and torture in its fisheries sector.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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