Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Taiwan and China will jointly set up a working group this year to develop common standards for four information technology sectors, a Taipei-based cross-Taiwan Strait association promoting industrial standards said Tuesday.
Malaysia trimmed its 2015 growth forecast Tuesday and said the fiscal deficit would be bigger than expected after the sharp fall in oil prices hit the petroleum-exporting nation's economic plans.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
China's economy grew at its weakest for almost a quarter of a century in 2014, official data showed Tuesday, with authorities describing slower expansion as the "new normal" and analysts tipping further deceleration this year.
A new formula to calculate electricity prices is likely to take effect in April, and given the falling oil prices, the public will be able to enjoy lower utility rates, announced the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan securities market Gretai's (櫃買) average daily turnover during 2014 hit an eight-year high, at approximately NT$22.2 billion. The year was the second highest recorded in the security market's history, second only to 2007, which had an average daily volume of NT$34.5 billion.
Spurred by gains overnight on European and American stock markets, shares in Taiwan started fast Monday but could not maintain their momentum and finished only marginally higher than on Friday.
UPS announced the addition of Trade Management Services (TMS), comprising trade consulting, import/export technologies and managed services, to the UPS customs brokerage portfolio in Asia to facilitate customers' expansion opportunities.
British bank Barclays Plc on Monday upgraded its stock rating on HTC Corp. for the first time since November 2011, citing the Taiwanese smartphone maker's change of strategy.
Monday, January 19, 2015
The value of housing transactions fell 31 percent year-on-year in Taiwan's six municipalities in the first 11 months of last year, a real estate agent said Sunday, attributing the drop to tightened measures by the government to suppress rising property prices, 2 Comments
A number of Taiwanese suppliers are poised to benefit from an expected boom in wireless charging solutions for wearable devices to be propelled by the release of Apple's iWatch toward the end of the second quarter of this year.