Taiwan aims to install 1.52 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity by 2018, Cabinet spokesman Tung Chen-yuan said citing a two-year renewable energy development plan devised by the Bureau of Energy under the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Real estate brokerage sales in the nation plummeted 21.5 percent in the first half of 2016, marking the third straight year of double-digit decline, according to a government census report.
Japan's economy barely grew in the second quarter, revised data showed Thursday, further calling into question Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's big-spending easy-money policy drive.
Nielsen's Digital Ad Ratings (DAR), a global industry standard for independent ad campaign measurement used in more than 20 countries, announces its launch in Taiwan
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar, shedding NT$0.172 to close at NT$31.240, as hopes of an immediate rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve were further cut by disappointing service activity data released in Washington overnight, dealers said.
Australia's economy is growing at its fastest annual rate in four years, the government said Wednesday, as it trumpeted a quarter of a century of continued expansion.
Shares in Taiwan extended momentum from a session earlier and closed above the 9,200-point mark Wednesday, led by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the most heavily weighted stock in the local equity market, dealers said.
China would have become the second largest foreign owner of Australian farmland after the United Kingdom if the government had not vetoed the sale to Chinese interests of a major cattle empire, a report showed on Wednesday.
Vietnam airlines bought 40 airplanes worth US$6.5 billion from France's Airbus Tuesday, as President Francois Hollande visited the communist nation to drum up business ties with one of Southeast Asia's fastest-growing economies.
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