Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The real monthly earnings of Taiwanese workers rose in September from a year earlier and remained on track to post the biggest annual rise since 2010, Taiwan's statistics bureau reported on Monday.
Unemployment in Taiwan fell to 3.95 percent in October, down 0.01 percentage points from September and 0.29 points year on-year, according to government figures released Monday.
Taiwan's industrial production index rose to a single month high in October because of big gains in construction and manufacturing, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Monday.
Monday, November 24, 2014
As Japan slips into recession, South Korea is keeping an increasingly wary eye on its export rival's free-falling currency, which is honing a lasting competitive edge over Korean products in a number of key markets.
Taiwan's technical consumer goods market continued to decline in the third quarter of 2014 despite growth in home appliances sectors, according to German market research and advisory firm GfK Group.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
An Asian resurgence is around the corner, notwithstanding the sluggishness in global growth and persistent geopolitical rivalries.
Nanya Technology Corp., one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip makers, has been ranked the world's fourth largest mobile DRAM supplier in the third quarter of this year by DRAMeXchange.
Three high-tech companies in Europe are planning to invest more than NT$5 billion (US$161 million) in Taiwan following efforts to court foreign investments, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
U.S.-based Intel Corp.'s research arm announced that it has created a new low-energy prototype memory array alongside Taiwan's state-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) that could boost device battery life.
First-time home buyers are increasingly shunning the ritz of Taipei and New Taipei in favor of Keelung, Taoyuan, Yilan City and other nearby areas to avoid skyrocketing home prices in the capital, National Realty said.