Tuesday, December 10, 2013
CTBC Commercial Bank (中國信託商業銀行) and the CTBC Charity Foundation (中國信託慈善基金會) yesterday kicked off its “Light the Fire for a Better Life” (點燃生命之火) fundraising drive for Taiwan's disadvantaged children.
Both computer maker Asus (華碩) and semiconductor manufacturing service provider ASE Group (日月光) reported new single-month sales records in November.
McDonald's said Monday that a key sales figure rose 0.5 percent in November, even as the world's biggest hamburger chain faced tough competition and basically flat traffic in the U.S.
Two of Taiwan's major telecom operators said yesterday that they will soon offer information to local consumers about Apple Inc.'s “new iPad models,” apparently referring to the iPad Air and iPad mini 2.
Taiwan's economy will improve in 2014 on the back of an expanding global economy, according to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ).
European aerospace company EADS (EAD.PA) plans to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs and sell its Parisian headquarters as part of a restructuring program it will detail later on Monday, Le Figaro newspaper reported.
New Zealand's dominant telecommunications company Telecom Corp. announced a deal on Monday to sell its Australian arm AAPT to Sydney-based TPG Telecom for AU$450 million (US$411 million).
Software company Anite Plc. reported a 64 percent drop in first-half profit, hurt by contract delays in its core handset-testing business.
Monday, December 9, 2013
A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Saturday night denied a last-ditch effort by a group of consumers and travel agents to stop the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
U.S. oil major Chevron started work again at its shale exploration site in eastern Romania on Sunday, a day after hundreds of anti-fracking protesters stopped operations there.