Wednesday, July 30, 2014
French oil giant Total on Monday said it had inked a deal to sell its South African coal assets to mining company Exxaro Resources for US$472 million (350 million euros).
Japan Airlines (JAL) said Tuesday its net profit for the April-June quarter fell 19.4 percent to US$145 million, as a weak yen and soaring fuel costs dug into its results.
Latvia's flagship carrier airBaltic on Monday announced a global coup as it boasted it is the first airline worldwide to sell tickets in exchange for Bitcoins, a controversial virtual currency.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
HHtravel (鴻鵠逸遊) yesterday rolled out an around-the-world-in-80-days travel package at the staggering price of NT$5.75 million per person, selling all six of the limited slots almost immediately.
To satisfy the state-run oil company's working capital requirements, CPC Co. (中油) yesterday announced that it has issued NT$15.4 billion worth of unsecured bonds.
The European Commission said Monday it has cleared Apple's US$3 billion (2.2 billion euros) acquisition of U.S. headphone maker and music streaming business Beats.
HTC Corp. (宏達電) said Monday that the smartwatch seen in one of its recent commercial videos is not an actual product it is planning to release.
The local solar energy sector took a beating Monday morning after the U.S. Department of Commerce announced over the weekend preliminary anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan's solar energy products, dealers said.
Irish low-fare airline Ryanair, which hit a weak patch last year, reported a strong recovery but downward pressures on fares, in a quarterly results statement on Monday.
Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, says it lost US$45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to US$400 million.