Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Taiwan Cooperative Bank (合作金庫) said Monday that it has organized a US$40 million syndicated loan extended to a unit of Yieh Phui Enterprise Co. (燁輝), one of the leading steel makers in the country.
EVA Airways (長榮航空), one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, said Monday it will hire 500 new employees this year as part of a plan to expand capacity and increase its number of destinations.
Chinese American historian and Tang Prize (唐獎) laureate Yu Ying-shih (余英時) has decided to use his NT$10 million (US$319,124) research grant to set up a scholarship in Taiwan with the hope of encouraging young researchers in the field of humanities, according to the Tang Prize Foundation.
A senior LG Electronics executive facing trial for allegedly sabotaging rival Samsung washing machines at a trade fair vowed to prove his innocence Monday.
Robin Hayes, the new CEO of JetBlue Airways, is balancing between passengers and Wall Street.
Monday, February 16, 2015
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, said Thursday that due to an increase in its smartphone chip shipments, the company has estimated that one in three smartphones in the global market uses its chips.
Chinese smartphone brands gained higher consumer loyalty in their domestic market in 2014 at the expense of international vendors, including Apple Inc. and Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電), according to a research report.
Michele Ferrero, the world's richest candy maker whose Nutella chocolate and hazlenut spread helped raise generations of Europeans and defined Italian sweets, died on Valentine's Day, the company said. He was 89.
You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar?
Troubled British supermarket giant Tesco could axe as many as 10,000 jobs under plans to shut 43 stores in a company-wide overhaul, according to British media.