Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Shares in Taiwan pulled back on Monday in line with most stock markets around the region as investors were left jittery by the tense situation in Ukraine, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.369. Turnover totaled US$713 million during the trading session.
Chinese manufacturing activity contracted in February at its worst rate in seven months, British banking giant HSBC said Monday, the latest data indicating trouble in the world's number two economy.
Monday, March 3, 2014
A recent drill held jointly by Taiwan's Coast Guard and military in contentious waters of the East China Sea is an indication that the country has never compromised on its sovereignty claims in the region, scholars said.
China will possess the ability by 2020 to overpower Taiwan in sweeping confrontations ranging from military conflict to psychological warfare and will be capable of defeating its neighbor without a fight, according to a report released Sunday by an opposition think tank.
The vast majority of college graduates who participated in a recent survey said they wanted to go straight to work, while less than 10 percent of them said they wanted to pursue further education, according to the results of a survey released Sunday.
A U.S.-based pop culture travel guide, Jaunted, said last week that Taiwan is one of the easiest options for travelers to Southeast Asia, based on three major advantages., 1 Comment
Standing knee deep in toxic chemicals, Mokter Hossain loads animal hides into huge drums filled with still more dangerous liquids at a tannery in the Bangladesh capital.
Wi-Fi in aircraft, hobbled in the past by slow speeds, could soon take off as new technology enables passengers to surf the web as if they were in a coffee shop, Internet executives say.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, said Saturday that it will kick off commercial production of its first 64-bit octa-core system-on-chips (SoCs) for the 4G long term evolution (LTE) network use in the fourth quarter of this year.