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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Nearly 90 percent of people in Taiwan who visit social networking sites use their mobile devices to do so, with younger users spending more time on such sites, a survey indicated Tuesday.
Passengers on Qantas and Virgin Australia from Tuesday were allowed to use mobile electronic devices in-flight with limited restrictions after a relaxation of the rules by the country's aviation authority.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Chia Hsien-der (賈先德), Vice President of the Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) yesterday announced that a task force has been formed to facilitate the transition following the company's acquisition of China Network Systems (CNS, 中嘉), Taiwan's largest cable TV operator.
FamilyMart (全家便利商店), Taiwan's second-largest convenience store chain, is expected to benefit from its partnership with contactless smart card system operator EasyCard Corp. (悠遊卡公司) to launch a rewards point system, according to financial services firm Morgan Stanley.
The progress of signing a trade-in-goods agreement across the Taiwan Strait has fallen far behind that of the negotiation of a free trade agreement (FTA) between China and South Korea, Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍) said yesterday.
Thanks to the local manufacturing sector's intensified production of products including semiconductors, LEDs, optical instruments, steel, petrochemicals, cars and machinery products, Taiwan's industrial production index hit a new single-month record in July.
Taiwan Star launches new and competitively priced 4G service
Taiwan Star Cellular Co. yesterday launched the company's 4G mobile broadband network while unveiling competitively priced subscription contract terms in vying for the crowded local telecoms market.
No decision reached in wage-hike meeting
A committee meeting held by the Ministry of Labor (勞動部) to discuss a minimum wage hike ended Monday without a decision, due to a boycott by the business sector.
The Taiwan Top Salary 100 Index (台灣高薪100指數) on Monday slid 5.97 points to 5,159.55 on the back of its arrival on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Shares in Taiwan edged slightly higher in lackluster trading Monday, with the bellwether electronics sector nudging higher and financial stocks ending lower.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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