HTC Corp. (宏達電) announced on Monday that it would participate in the Advanced Wireless Research Initiative (AWRI) led by the U.S. government, and collaborate with the country in developing next generation internet technology.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Co. (TWSE) announced Tuesday that Lida Holdings Limited opened for trading on July 20. Since the company is newly listed after its initial public offering, there is no restriction on price fluctuation for the first five trading days, said the TWSE.
Shih Hsin University (世新大學) confirmed Tuesday that it was providing full waivers on school administrative fees for students suffering financial hardships, claiming to be the first university in Taiwan to implement this kind of program.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) has eased rules on screening mergers and acquisitions (M&A) on hopes that streamlining the law will help upgrade the local industry.
The first of 10 direct charter flights offered from Hong Kong to Hualien in eastern Taiwan over the summer arrived Wednesday, carrying 168 Hong Kong tourists.
Malaysia and Singapore signed an agreement Tuesday to pursue an ambitious high-speed rail link touted as a first for Southeast Asia that would knit the historically fractious neighbors more closely together.
Dragged down by the weak global recovery, Taiwan's economy will grow just 0.84 percent this year, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, 中經院) forecast today.
Asian stock markets mostly fell Tuesday on profit-taking following a week-long rally but Tokyo headed for a sixth straight gain as a weak yen boosted exporters.
Ansett Aviation Asia opened a modern training facility near Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday to offer high quality aviation programs in the country.
Private investment will determine whether Taiwan's economy will achieve growth of 1 percent this year, chairman of the Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI,全國工業總會) Rock Hsu (許勝雄) said on Tuesday.