Friday, June 26, 2015
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Thursday as large-cap stocks across the board staged a technical rebound, with investors ignoring the losses on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
Most of the chief financial officers of Taiwan's largest companies expect to see an increase in profits this year, according to a report released Thursday by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
The Central Bank of the Republic of China decided to leave its key interest rates unchanged upon conclusion of a quarterly policymaking meeting Thursday.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo directed the Ministry of Health and Welfare Thursday to study whether to postpone the retirement age as part of an effort to cope with the challenges of a rapidly graying society.
Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Thursday that it will end services between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Chiang Mai in northern Thailand from Aug. 3, in reflection of market demand.
China will merge its three biggest freight airlines and build the combined entity into Asia's largest air cargo operator, a top aviation official was reported as saying.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
During an inspection by the Consumer Protection Committee (CPC, 消費保護處), 20 out of 20 wedding reception halls and restaurants fell short of safety standards, including those for construction and food safety.
In light of food safety concerns in the country and around the world, the government is assisting companies in establishing source control and tracking mechanisms to ensure food quality, .................
The industrial production index in May fell 3.18 percent year-on-year to 106.71, snapping 15 consecutive months of positive growth, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.050 to close at the day's high of NT$31.052 on the back of the local central bank's intervention to help the U.S. currency recoup its earlier losses, dealers said.