Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Nearly 50 Taiwanese companies, including some food makers, are participating in an investment fair in the Thai capital in a bid to break into Southeast Asian markets after a spate of tainted oil scandals at home.
Regulators stated that the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock trading link will begin in a week's time on Monday, Nov. 17, spurring on gains in markets across Asia.
China e-commerce giant Alibaba (阿里巴巴) has set US$8.18 billion as its Nov. 11 target for Singles Day online transactions, an annual increase of 42.75 percent.
A global infrastructure hub proposed by G-20 nations to help strengthen economic growth will be based in Sydney and funded by Australia, a report said on Monday.
Monday, November 10, 2014
The Taipei International Travel Fair set a new single-day attendance record Sunday, welcoming the largest crowds in its 28-year history as the rainy weather improved throughout the afternoon., 1 Comment
Taiwan's envoy to Malaysia urged the Malaysian public to have confidence in Taiwanese food products, saying that its government has been working hard to bring an end to a recent spate of tainted oil scares.
In China, Internet users are expected to spend more money than last year during the Double Eleven Day — a Chinese holiday for singles similar to Valentine's Day that is celebrated Nov. 11 — also known as Singles Day.
Taiwan's petrochemical giant Formosa Plastics Group plans to pour another US$2 billion into its U.S. investment projects as part of efforts to profit from North America's shale energy revolution, local media said Sunday.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Taiwan's TV panel makers AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) and Innolux Corp. both reported mixed sales data for October, but market analysts said Saturday that they remained upbeat about the companies' fourth quarter earnings outlook due to solid demand for the screens.
The plunging Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar has made traveling to Japan more affordable, which is expected to give a boost to Taiwan's airline and tourism businesses, TransAsia Airways said Saturday.