Saturday, March 8, 2014
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.021 to close at NT$30.302 as the local currency rode the wave of an uptrend among other units in the region, dealers said.
Bitcoin is not a currency but transactions involving it should be “subject to taxation,” Japan's government said Friday, in a move that could pave the way for formal regulations on the troubled virtual unit.
Friday, March 7, 2014
The General Chamber of Commerce, R.O.C. (ROCCOC, 全國商業總會) is poised to stage an election for the organization's chairmanship and board of directors and resolve disputes that arose last year due to irregularities at the ballot.
Taipei's property rental prices are rapidly rising, ranking among the top 10 most expensive in Asia for a three-bedroom apartment, while moving from 47 to 42 in global rankings, according to a study released by ECA International yesterday, an international corporate human resources consulting company.
Most securities firms expressed optimism about profit potential after the government granted approval to 12 securities firms to conduct offshore securities business.
The legislation on the establishment of Free Economic Pilot Zones (FEPZ) around Taiwan faces possible delays as lawmakers decided Thursday not to act on it until the end of March at the earliest., 1 Comment
Whether or not interest rates will rise depends on financial burdens on home owners as well as the overall economic situation, Central Bank Governor Fai-Nan Perng (彭淮南) said yesterday.
Hawaiian Airlines is suspending its non-stop service to Taiwan in April and reassigning that route's 294-seat Airbus 330-200 aircraft to its non-stop service to Seoul, saying the increase in demand it anticipated after a change to U.S. visa rules hasn't materialized.
Shares in Taiwan closed above 8,700 points Thursday, the highest point in more than two years, as the bellwether electronics sector continued its momentum from the previous session, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.029 to close at NT$30.323 as traders moved their funds into regional currencies, including the local unit, after the United States reported disappointing economic data overnight, dealers said.