Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) ruled Monday that the U.S. steel industry has been materially injured by non-oriented electrical steel (NOES) imports from Taiwan and several other countries, which means that a probe into the case will continue.
Shih Su-mei (石素梅), minister of the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS, 主計處), yesterday stated that while it mentioned HTC in a recent economic growth forecast, it did not attribute Taiwan's poor economic performance to the beleaguered handset maker's tumbling global sales figures.
Chunghwa Telecom's (CHT, 中華電信) chairman yesterday said that the company will launch 4G services in the second half of 2014 and expects its 4G subscriber base to reach 300,000.
The Aurora Group (震旦行), Taiwan's leading manufacturer of office furniture and automation equipment, on Tuesday unveiled a three-dimensional (3D) printer for business use.
The founder of Taiwan's Chimei Group (奇美實業) was awarded a medal by Japan in Taipei Tuesday in recognition of his long term efforts to promote bilateral trade relations and exchanges.
Shares in Taiwan closed down at under 8,400 points Tuesday as investors locked in the gains they had built in the past few sessions, taking cues from a pullback on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
I've lived in New York, Boston and Houston. For the past five years, Hong Kong has been my home. All are great cities but when it comes to public transportation, Hong Kong wins the prize hands down. In fact, we've been spoiled here in Hong Kong with MTR trains that are fast, clean and frequent. I normally don't have to wait more than three minutes for the next train.
Australia's central bank held interest rates at their record 2.50-percent low Tuesday, saying the effects of earlier cuts had still to be fully felt.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
China has fallen off the top of a list of Japan Inc.'s favored investment destinations for the first time in more than two decades because of higher labor costs and bilateral tensions, a survey said., 1 Comment
Chinese manufacturing barely expanded in November, growing at about the same rate as the previous month, two surveys showed in further evidence that the world's No. 2 economy is undergoing a sluggish recovery.