Tuesday, May 19, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou proposed on Monday that authorities in the Republic of China and Japan work together to trace the origin of false labels found on some food items imported from Japan as a way to resolve a dispute over the R.O.C.'s decision to tighten controls on Japanese food products.
Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) apologized and expressed his disappointment in the progress of the Fuzhou Government Housing Project (浮州合宜住宅) during an interpellation session at the Legislative Yuan yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 9,600-point mark Monday as the bellwether electronics sector rallied to stage a rebound before the close.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) stated yesterday that Yuanta Funds applied for index accreditation from the following three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) today (May 14): S&P 500 Index, S&P 500 2X Leverage Index, and S&P 500 Inverse Index.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) announced yesterday that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$8.71 billion during the week of May 11-May 15.
BHP Billiton's spin-off mining company South32 debuted on the Australian Securities Exchange Monday at the lower end of expectations, valued at about AU$11.3 billion (US$9.1 billion), but its chief said it offered long-term value.
Thailand's economy expanded 0.3 percent on-quarter in January-March, official data showed Monday, highlighting the task ahead for the military junta that seized power in a coup last year vowing to kick-start growth after months of political instability.
More than 100 tech-savvy South Korean venture firms gathered last week at the Seoul-based startup conference beGLOBAL SEOUL 2015, as an outlet for fostering new business, market expansion and sharing industry insights.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Morgan Stanley has lowered its growth forecast for global smartphone shipments in 2015, citing weaker than expected markets in China and South America.
Toyota City stands as a testament to the meteoric rise of its namesake, now the world's biggest carmaker with record profits and sales of more than 10 million cars globally last year.