Saturday, July 4, 2015
The "Stocks Cup 2015 Second Nationwide Badminton Ranked Competition" (證券盃104年第二次全國羽球排名賽競賽) sponsored by the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE), will begin on July 28 for seven days of hectic, fast-paced matches at Taichung Feng Chia University's gymnasium.
Taiwan's electronic toll collection (ETC) system has won an award given by the U.S.-based International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), according to the National Freeway Bureau on Friday.
The United States' Centene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a US$6.3 billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net.
--Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy.
Yahoo said on Thursday that it is testing letting Google put its online search skills to work at some of its online properties.
New personal financial disclosures from the Supreme Court show that Chief Justice John Roberts and two other justices are maintaining significant investments in individual companies' stock.
Whole Foods Market is apologizing to its shoppers for incorrect pricing, a week after a New York investigation found that the natural food grocer routinely overcharged for prepackaged fruits, vegetables and deli meats.
Kentucky's bourbon boom is showing no signs of peaking as distilleries keep up a production pace unmatched for decades. The state's bourbon inventory reached a 40-year high last year, with nearly 5.7 million barrels aging in warehouses, the Kentucky Distillers' Association said Thursday.
Asian markets mostly retreated Friday ahead of the weekend's Greek referendum that could decide its eurozone future, while Shanghai plunged almost 6 percent, at the end of another torrid week for mainland investors.
The U.S. dollar was under pressure Friday following a mixed U.S. jobs report that has investors questioning the likelihood of a September interest rate hike, while the euro was little changed ahead of this weekend's Greek bailout referendum.