Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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 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.
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.
A Vietnamese auto company's plan to assemble and sell the world's cheapest car in Vietnam has been met with skepticism as the market seems lukewarm to cheap cars.
The number of older workers in Singapore taking home less than SG$1,000 (US$800) a month in Singapore has doubled to nearly 35,000 over the past decade, according to figures from the Ministry of Manpower.
Monday, August 25, 2014
After dunking her ball in the water, Azahara Munoz later rebounded to shoot a 9-under 63 Saturday to vault into contention at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open.