Saturday, November 22, 2014
Prices of TV panels quoted for November continued to rise, driven by strong demand from international TV brands ahead of the Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping season, a market researcher said Friday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, losing NT$0.010 to close at NT$31.005 as traders locked in gains they had built up in recent sessions after witnessing a rebound staged by other regional currencies, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan moved up further Friday, but the gains were limited by political uncertainty ahead of local government elections scheduled for Nov. 29, dealers said.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Aiming to narrow Qualcomm's lead in China's fourth generation (4G) smartphone market, MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) is expected to launch a new octa-core processor in the first quarter of 2015.
A visiting U.S. economics official said Thursday that Taiwan will have to be ready if it wants to join high-standard trade agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc.
Shares in Taiwan extended gains Thursday to close above the 9,000-point mark at 9,078.87, while the U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar above NT$31 mark at the day's high of NT$31.015.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Zhen Que (真鍋事業股份有限公司) and Cheng Kang Provisions Limited Liability Company (呈康食品有限公司) were discovered to have been repackaging food products and altering the expiration dates on expired food products before selling them to major retailers such as Pxmart (全聯), Taisuco (台糖), RT-Mart (大潤發), OK Mart and Mr. Brown Cafe (伯朗咖啡館), according to the Taoyuan Public Health Bureau.3 Comments
Reports indicate that following his appointment to take the chairmanship of Wei Chuan Food Co. (味全), Jason Lee (李鳳翱) on Nov. 16 relayed his intention to step down from his position as the honorary chairman of the Consumers' Foundation (消基會).
Taiwan's top financial regulator has relaxed restrictions on the business scope of offshore banking units (OBUs) of local banks and offshore securities units (OSUs) of local brokerages in a bid to boost turnover of the local market.1 Comment
Lenovo Group Ltd., the world's biggest maker of personal computers, introduced its latest Yoga tablet computer line, which features a built-in projector, in Taiwan on Wednesday.