Saturday, April 12, 2014
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) has emerged as the top winner in the iF Concept Design Award 2014, with five of its entries listed among the “Best 100,” the university said yesterday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.132 to end a four-session losing streak on the back of the local central bank's intervention, dealers said.
A U.S.-backed Pacific free trade pact could cause resentment in Southeast Asia as it would leave some nations in the region better positioned to access America's market than others, a top Philippine official said Thursday.
Friday, April 11, 2014
China reported an unexpected contraction in exports in March, raising the danger of job losses as Beijing tries to overhaul its slowing economy.
China Thursday unveiled a plan allowing cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets, in the mainland's latest move to open up its capital markets and promote the yuan as an international currency.
Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) on Wednesday acknowledged that a number of regional financial institutions may become a haven to avoid taxation as Taiwan's participation in the U.S.'s Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) approaches on July 1., 1 Comment
Former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) on Thursday reiterated to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (李克強) Taiwan's intention to join the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at the Boao Forum for Asia.
Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC Corp. (宏達電) has received pre-orders online from customers in China for more than one million units of its new flagship HTC One M8 smartphone, according to website statistics.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.032 to close at NT$30.130 on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low for some time, dealers said.
Ting Hsin-affiliated information and communications technology (ICT) company Inhon International (應宏集團) on Thursday said it might take one of its five spin-offs public as early as next year.