Minister of Economic Affairs Lee Chih-kung (李世光) said Taiwan was suited for smart manufacturing development because of its solid foundation in manufacturing, as well as its partnership with Germany, which is known for industry 4.0 development.
Japanese inflation continued to disappoint in July, according to data released on Friday, with consumer prices dropping for a fifth straight month in the latest blow to Tokyo's faltering war on deflation.
A top Chinese think tank says it is now imperative for China and ASEAN member countries to speed up Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations in order to upgrade economic relations to the next level.
China's main offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC saw its shares on the Hong Kong stock exchange fall Thursday, after it reported a US$1.16 billion net loss for the first half of 2016.
China's biggest oil producer PetroChina's net profit plunged 97.9 percent in the first half of this year, it said Wednesday, as it struggled with a weak domestic economy and low oil prices.
The exhibition Touch Taiwan 2016 held in Taipei is showcasing cutting edge panels and monitors including the world's highest definition 8K4K panel.
The property sector turnaround is a double-edged sword in Hong Kong. Average homes prices in Hong Kong's secondary property market last week posted their biggest gains since April last year, according to the weekly price index compiled by Centaline Property Agency.
The dollar broadly weakened Tuesday as traders awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen, which they hope will offer fresh clues about U.S. monetary policy.
Taiwan's industrial production dropped unexpectedly in July, ending two months of consecutive gains, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Tuesday.
Local startups are speaking out against South Korean IT giants that have allegedly plagiarized their services, saying that such unfair practices further marginalize smaller companies in the country's highly competitive tech sector.