Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than initially thought in the last quarter of 2013, revised data showed Monday, underscoring concerns about the pace of recovery under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy blitz.
The China Aviation Development Foundation's (CADV, 航發會) board of directors yesterday passed a vote to elect Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX, 期交所) Chairman Fan Chich-chiang (范志強) as Taiwan High Speed Rail Co.'s (THSR, 台灣高鐵) legal entity representative.
China's auto sales rose 11.3 percent in the first two months of this year but local brands suffered a decline in a sign of intense competition in the world's biggest auto market, an industry group reported Monday.
China's bank lending halved in February from January, the government said Monday, amid worries over a near-default on a financial product structured by the risky trust sector.
There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) yesterday announced its intent to cease all appeals and contention efforts following a court decision ruling in favor of the multitudes of laid-off workers rendered last Friday.
The scale of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s (TSMC) January and February revenues covers 71 percent of it first-quarter prospects of NT$138 billion for the first quarter, bound to outcompete local peers United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC).
Through the efforts of the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Taiwan has been selected to host this year's Eco-Products International Fair.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) remained the world's largest pure IC foundry supplier in 2013, with a market share of 46 percent and revenue of US$19.8 billion, according to IC Insight.
Germany's Deutsche Bank AG has upgraded its rating on shares of HTC Corp. (宏達電) from “sell” to “hold,” becoming the first foreign brokerage in nearly a year to envision a better outlook for the Taiwanese smartphone maker.