Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Britain's top judge Tuesday warned Hong Kong of the need for “eternal vigilance” to safeguard its liberties.
Taiwan and Japan jointly unveiled a new touch panel technology on Tuesday that promises to reduce the production cost of the technology component by 30 percent compared with existing technology.
India's anti-trust watchdog has fined 14 automakers a total of US$420 million for restricting competition in the spare parts market and driving up prices, a official said Tuesday, a few days after Chinese regulators took similar action.
Taiwan's economy will gain traction over the next six months on the back of the global economic rebound, according to the latest Institute for Economic Research (Ifo) World Economic Survey released recently.
The Tourism Bureau (交通部觀光局) is planning to push for mandatory star ratings for all tourist hotels in Taiwan to better ensure the quality of accommodation, an official said Tuesday.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金融監督管理委員會) chief recently said that foreign funds have come back to Taiwan in August, revealing strong confidence in the uptrend of local equity markets.
Shares in Taiwan closed nearly flat at 9,393.96, while the U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.026.
The market penetration rate of fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband smartphones in China is expected to grow significantly this year, a local research firm said Tuesday.
Nearly 90 percent of people in Taiwan who visit social networking sites use their mobile devices to do so, with younger users spending more time on such sites, a survey indicated Tuesday.
Passengers on Qantas and Virgin Australia from Tuesday were allowed to use mobile electronic devices in-flight with limited restrictions after a relaxation of the rules by the country's aviation authority.