Tuesday, December 1, 2015
After enduring days of intense back pain that made it difficult for her to walk, Inner Mongolian native Chen Hailing decided that it was time to get a professional opinion from a doctor -- on her smartphone.
Mainland China's stock markets were hit by another wave of volatility Monday after suffering their heaviest losses since the summer rout, while most other Asian markets started an eventful week on the defensive.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Scholars in Taiwan said Saturday that the country's central bank is unlikely to change its key interest rates at its quarterly policymaking meeting on Dec. 17.
Taiwan registered a record high of 8.477 million tourist arrivals in the first 10 months of the year, with the biggest increase seen in arrivals from South Korea, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC).
Financial technology (Fintech) is continuing to turn the traditional banking industry on its head. To pave the way for the coming of Bank 3.0, DBS Bank (Taiwan) partnered with ALPHA Camp, the first startup school in Taiwan,...............
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The chairman of the Hong Kong arm of one of China's biggest securities companies goes missing. The head of another firm resurfaces after months incommunicado. An executive at a film studio is detained for allegedly taking bribes.
A new batch of 1,000 "Pepper" robots jointly developed by Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Corp. and Taiwanese contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. sold out in just one minute after they were put on sale in Japan Saturday.
Companies listed on the local main board and the over-the-counter (OTC) market enjoyed improving profitability for the first nine months of this year, even though the local economy showed signs of a slowdown, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
Property developers in three cities in Northern Taiwan have been cutting back on their efforts to put up new properties for sale, which resulted in a more than 30 percent year-on-year drop in supply in the first 10 months of the year, according to a real estate market magazine, My Housing.
Tseng Ming-chung, chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), said Saturday that starting in January, Taiwan may allow Chinese retail investors to buy shares in the local equity market, in a bid to boost the trading volume.