Thursday, December 4, 2014
Japan's Takata Corp. refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel, and instead passed along the crucial decision to automakers.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
HTC Corp. (宏達電) reported Tuesday a 7 percent monthly increase in its revenue for November, a figure that puts the Taiwanese smartphone maker on track to achieve its fourth-quarter sales target.
A billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court after nearly a decade in legal wrangling.
British insurance giant Aviva confirmed Tuesday a deal to buy rival Friends Life for more than 5.0 billion pounds to create the country's biggest insurer.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC will buy IndCor Properties, one of the biggest industrial landlords in the United States, from parent firm Blackstone for a whopping US$8.1 billion, the companies said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
V Air, a low-cost subsidiary of Taiwan's TransAsia Airways, is offering online customers a total of 10,000 super-cheap flight tickets for one-way trips between Taipei and Thailand's Bangkok or Chiang Mai and back, priced at just NT$520 (US$16.7).
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp (宏達電). on Friday announced new variants in its mid-tier Desire series, in an effort to appeal to mainstream consumers.
Citibank Taiwan (花旗) yesterday announced that more than NT$100 billion of foreign capital is expected to be attracted into the local equity market, following the regulators' approval for domestic com to issue level 1 American depositary receipt (ADR).
Caught in a trade war between mainland China and the United States, most local solar cell makers saw their third-quarter bottom lines slip into negative territories as Chinese panel customers turned around seek, cheaper home-made cells.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Friday but turnover remained thin amid lingering cautious sentiment ahead of Taiwan's local government elections on Saturday, dealers said.