Monday, January 26, 2015
Gasoline and diesel prices in Taiwan will increase slightly on Monday, following a small rise in international oil prices last week, CPC Corp., Taiwan said Sunday.
XYZprinting Inc. (三緯國際), a unit of the Taiwanese electronics conglomerate New Kinpo Group (新金寶), on Thursday set a goal of becoming the world's largest maker of three-dimension (3D) printers this year.
A large majority of Taiwanese who make purchases on mobile devices spend more than NT$1,000 a month, according to a survey conducted by the government-sponsored Institute for Information Industry (III, 資策會).
The daily quota for Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan under the Free Independent Traveler (FIT) program will likely be raised to 5,000 from the current 4,000 before the March 5 Lantern Festival, according to the Tourism Bureau.
Yung Ching Realty (永慶房屋), one of the leading estate agents in Taiwan, said Wednesday that it will continue to recruit new employees, even though the local property market is showing signs of slowing down.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
The production value of Taiwan's light-emitting diode (LED) industry is expected to grow at a double-digit pace in 2015 as local suppliers are looking into not only lighting but many other applications to boost shipments, according to the Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA).
Taiwan's industrial production hit a record high in 2014 due to the rising popularity of mobile communications devices, which gave a boost to the local electronics sector, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
A plan proposed by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), the top financial regulator in Taiwan, to allow wider share price fluctuations in the local bourse is welcomed by the market, analysts said Saturday.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Taiwan's industrial production index (106.56) and manufacturing index (106.67) both hit new records last year, while business revenues for the whole year (NT$14.5 trillion) reached an all-time high, according to reports released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Taiwanese computer makers Acer Inc. (宏碁) and Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) continued to lose ground to bigger rivals in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region during the fourth quarter, despite strong consumer demand over the holiday season.