Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 is not going to be cheap because of the high cost of its new display, said a senior executive of a subsidiary of Foxconn.
The U.K.'s national standards body has awarded four ISO certificates to Taipei-headquartered CTBC Financial Holding Co., recognizing the group's efforts in environmental protection and energy saving.
"Our first choice for investment will still be Taiwan," TSMC's chairman says.
Taiwan's capital comes in below many rivals in the regional, including Seoul.
In response to a supply shortage of cobalt, a key ingredient used in lithium-ion batteries, South Korean battery makers Samsung SDI and LG Chem are stepping up development of new batteries and diversifying their material suppliers.
The U.S. imports more from Asian countries than it exports and as per available data the U.S. runs trade deficits with most of Asian countries except Singapore. The U.S. has trade surplus of US$8 billion with Singapore.
Australia marked a world-record 26 years without a recession Wednesday after official figures showed another quarter of economic expansion, but analysts warned of uncertain times ahead as growth slows.
Shares of Taiwan-based metal casing supplier Catcher Technology Co. (可成) rose sharply Tuesday, outperforming the broader market, after the company reported on Monday an almost 20 percent month-on-month increase in sales for May.
Hon Hai Precision Chairman Terry Gou confirmed that his company had secured the support of Apple and Amazon for its bid for Toshiba, foreign media reported.
Tokyo stocks closed higher Thursday as the yen weakened following a Bank of Japan (BoJ) board member's hint that its huge monetary easing policy would remain in place.