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Monday, October 20, 2014
More than half of Taiwanese workers whose main source of income is their salary are trying to beat wage stagnation by working harder to show their bosses that they deserve a higher pay, according to a survey by 1111 Job Bank.
The Seychelles on Friday sealed its entry to the World Trade Organization, the Geneva-based body whose 160 members set the rules of global commerce said Friday.
Enterprises raised almost NT$390 billion (US$12.83 billion) in funds in the local capital market for the first nine months of this year as the government reduced red tape to encourage companies to seek funds for future expansion, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所).
Free meals, four months of maternity leave and now egg-freezing: Facebook's latest gift to its employees has rekindled debate on the role of women in the company.
Japan's 'sacred' rice farms rot from inside
Shuichi Yokota may be the future of Japan's struggling rice industry.
Sentiment toward the local economy has plummeted as uncertainty over global economic fundamentals from overseas looms large, a survey released by Cathay Financial Holding Co. showed.
China's economic growth in the third quarter fell to its slowest since the depths of the global financial crisis more than five years ago, an AFP survey projects.
 > China
Streaming TV sees watershed moment
For years, the notion of on-demand, anywhere television has been slowly disrupting the traditional pay TV industry. Now it seems that streaming video has hit a watershed moment.
Mortgage refinancers reaping big rewards from markets in turmoil
A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans:
India said Saturday it was freeing diesel prices from government control, marking another step to ease the state's grip on the economy and propel reforms by the new pro-business government.
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