Saturday, May 9, 2015
Global Vision Monthly magazine's 11th Corporate Social Responsibility Awards' "Best Company to Work For" category recently went to HSBC (Taiwan). HSBC's designation as "Best Place to Work" was based on three main topics: entertaining workplace, unlimited opportunities and ability to maximize one's talents.
The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines said its financial situation is more challenging than anticipated and it will shrink in size as it tries to overcome a tarnished image with the travel industry and the public.
Toyota said Friday its annual profit accelerated 19 percent to a record US$18.1 billion as the world's biggest automaker capitalized on a weak yen and strong demand in North America, despite being sideswiped by a series of recalls.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Taiwan's Acer Inc. (宏碁), the world's fourth-largest PC maker, reported a higher-than-expected net profit for the first quarter on Thursday, buoyed by effective expense control and inventory management.
The Taiwan unit of Yahoo Inc. on Thursday unveiled a new feature that allows buyers to search for and purchase a product, using a photo of it.
Tigerair Taiwan, a budget carrier joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said it will launch a Mother's Day campaign Thursday noon to offer an extra free ticket to every paying passenger.
The Dubai-based airline Emirates said Wednesday it will expand capacity on its Taipei-Dubai route by 20 percent starting Dec. 1 to meet increasing demand from Taiwan's market.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電訊) forecast Wednesday that revenue from its enterprise division will grow 20 percent in 2015 as it is shifting its focus to mobile commerce, Internet of Things (IoT, 物聯網) applications and "smart cities."
Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said Wednesday that a portion of funds misappropriated from Singfor Life (朝福人壽)by the company's former Chairman Teng Wen-tsung (鄧文聰) have been accounted for.
A startup company wants to make your emails vanish forever -- but in a good way.