Monday, July 28, 2014
Taiwanese companies are showing an increasing interest in building an industrial cluster to produce robots amid favorable global market conditions, but they still face challenges in integrating the supply chain.
Preparing for their initial public offering (IPO) in late August, state-owned Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. yesterday announced the release of 54 percent of its total shares at the offering price of NT$12.95 per share.
Chunghwa Telecom's (CHT, 中華電信) near field communication (NFC) trusted service manager (TSM) system was recently certified by Visa to provide Visa credit card payment services on NFC-enabled smartphones in Taiwan.
Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
DBS Bank Taiwan (星展銀行台灣) recently unveiled U.S. dollar (USD) and renminbi (RMB) deposit plans with annual interest rates as high as 2 and 3.1 percent respectively.
India sits on one of the world's biggest coal reserves, yet its power stations are starved of the fuel with some idle and others running dangerously low on supplies.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Prices of Taiwan-made solar cells will stay low in the short term, due to the industry's traditionally slow season and weak demand in China and Japan, according to a local research firm.
Macquarie Securities has urged investors to to look closely at shares of touch panel supplier TPK Holding Co., calling it a potential bargain after the stock nearly fell below the NT$220 (US$7.33) mark.
China Steel Corp., the largest steel maker in Taiwan, is planning to kick off commercial production at its plant located in India by the end of this year.
HTC has become a less desirable brand for Chinese consumers, according a survey released Friday that asked customers what brand they would prefer for their next smartphone.