Sunday, August 2, 2015
Formosa Petrochemical Corp., a private gasoline supplier in Taiwan, said Saturday that it has decided to cut domestic fuel prices by NT$0.3 (US$0.09)-NT$0.4 per litter for gasoline and by NT$0.5 per litter for diesel, starting at 1 a.m. Sunday.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Asian online fashion retailer Zalora announced its return to Taiwan on Thursday, with company executives saying they are ready to make their mark in the country's multibillion-U.S.-dollar e-commerce arena.
Shares of Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳) moved higher Friday morning after it clinched a deal a day earlier in preparation to acquire a stake in Taiwan-based cable operator China Network Systems Co. (CNS, 中嘉網路), dealers said.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, saw its net profit for the second quarter of this year falling to a nine-quarter low due to the slow season effect.
Google on Thursday rejected a French demand to globally apply the so-called right to be forgotten, which requires the company to remove links to certain information about users if asked.
Japanese electronics giant Sharp said Friday its net loss widened in April-June as it struggles through a painful restructuring and weak sales of display screens and smartphones.
Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
Honda said Friday that net profit in April-June jumped nearly 20 percent as strong sales in North America and a weak yen helped offset the impact of an exploding air-bag crisis.
Friday, July 31, 2015
South Korean giant Samsung Electronics posted an 8.0 percent fall in second-quarter net profit Thursday and promised "flexible" pricing of its new flagship smartphone after less than stellar sales contributed to a slump in its mobile unit's earnings.