Friday, October 9, 2015
Volkswagen's U.S. chief revealed he knew more than a year ago that the group's cars possibly breached pollution rules, as he prepared to apologize Thursday before Congress over the massive scandal.
Wei Chuan Food Co. (味全) announced yesterday that its Chairman Jason Lee (李鳳翱) would step down and be replaced by the company's Vice Chairman Wang Xi-he (王錫河).
Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), donated all of his cash dividends from his company Thursday to fund bio-medical research at National Taiwan University (NTU, 台灣大學).
The number of Taiwanese visitors to Indonesia could grow, now that the Southeast Asian county included Taiwan in its latest round of visa-free privileges Sept. 18, aviation and tourism representatives said Thursday.
Swiss brokerage firm UBS Securities raised its forecast for the Taiwan stock exchange's benchmark index, the TAIEX, for the end of the year from 7,800 points to 8,250 Thursday, on the back of the engagement of a national fund.
Taiwan's Acer Inc. (宏碁) said Thursday that its Indian unit has won a bid to provide the South Indian state government of Tamil Nadu with over 230,000 notebooks for school students within the state.
Toyota Thursday said it was willing to help the United States probe how the Islamic State group has managed to get hold of so many of its notoriously tough trucks.
Fiat Chrysler has avoided an expensive strike at its U.S. plants after reaching a tentative labor agreement with the United Auto Workers union.
Google laid out a plan Wednesday to make tapping into news on mobile devices faster, keeping eyeballs on stories and people visiting websites.
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.