Thursday, December 5, 2013
Hosted by the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy, the 2013 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards were held at the “2013 Corporate Sustainability Summit,” with Vice President Wu Den-Yih on hand to present awards to the recipients.
An aromatic variety of vegetable soybeans developed in Taiwan is preparing to hit the market in Japan, where a local agriculture expert says the crop could take root among consumers.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) yesterday urged the investing public to be better prepared before participating in the trading of stock warrants.
Government officials said yesterday that the real estate market in Taipei City satisfies the conditions to be designated as a housing bubble.
In order to tap the burgeoning ASEAN market, the Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank (SCSB,上海商業儲蓄銀行) recently established a foothold in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.
After a principal official admitted that housing prices in Taipei are overvalued, Taiwan's eight state-invested banks on Wednesday said they could absorb the blow if property prices were to plunge by up to 20-30 percent.
Shares in Taiwan moved higher Wednesday to close above 8,400 points on the back of gains posted by large-cap stocks in both the electronics and old economy sectors, as investors shrugged off Wall Street's decline overnight, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.01 to close at NT$29.692 as traders took cues from a technical rebound staged by the Japanese yen, dealers said.
Mining-powered Australia expanded a modest 0.6 percent in the three months to September and 2.3 percent on-year, showing a transitioning economy “stuck in second gear,” the government said Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The WTO launches a frantic drive on Tuesday to salvage its floundering efforts to liberalize global trade at a summit laced with potential make-or-break implications for the body's global influence.