Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The recent oil scandal is expected to hurt revenues of restaurants and food suppliers, but the impact on wholesalers and retailers is likely to be limited, officials said Monday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp.（宏達電）is continuing to lose ground to bigger rivals in the U.S. smartphone market, due to a shortening product life-cycle of its flagship phone, according to a recent report from market research firm comScore Inc.
The growth of connected device ownership is causing a boom in the online retail sector, with the number of people making online purchases spiking in the last two years in Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, global information company Nielsen said in a report last week.
It is done so quickly that you might not even notice it. But that extra swipe of your credit card by some merchants compromises your personal data and breaches data protection laws.
Monday, September 8, 2014
The El Nino phenomenon has impacted Taiwan's real estate market this summer, as housing sales underperformed in Tamsui District and Keelung City, while sales picked up in Jiaosi, Yilan County, said Shih Shuan-chieh (施絢傑), the chief editor of My Housing magazine (住展雜誌).
Smartphone-makers are in a race to the bottom of India's economic pyramid as they battle for customers in the fast-growing low-end market segment where analysts say opportunities are vast.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Friday, extending losses from a session earlier as investor sentiment was hit hard by the revelation that recycled waste oil was used by major food product suppliers in their products, dealers said.
Luxury tax revenues from sedans for 2014 are expected to reach a fresh high of over NT$2 billion since the tax officially took effect on June 1, 2011, according to local media reports.
Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.07 percent annually in August to hit an 18-month high, government statistics showed Friday.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Executive Yuan yesterday passed a new draft bill on regulating Internet-based third-party payment services, which is slated to be deliberated in the upcoming legislative session.