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Thursday, July 24, 2014
While the labor unions of state-owned banks consider staging a strike, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) warn that state-owned banks are obliged to provide non-stop financial services according to regulations.
Local business revenues totaled NT$1.2337 trillion in June, representing a 4.1-percent growth, and marked the 10th consecutive month of growth, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
With typhoon in town, department stores open late
Most department stores in Taiwan decided to open their doors a few hours later than normal on Wednesday as many parts of the island were still feeling the effects of Typhoon Matmo.
The strong growth in Taiwan's vehicle sales and production has recently prompted a research firm to upgrade its full-year growth forecast to 8.5 percent, from the previous minus 1.8 percent.
TAITRA expects good results in Paraguay
Taiwan's main trade promotion body is expecting to “see good results” for Taiwanese exporters at the annual Expo Mariano Roque Alonso in Paraguay, which opened on July 12.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch kept its “buy” rating on shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電), the world's largest contract chip-maker, despite fears the Taiwanese company may lose market share next year.
Taiwan's Acer Inc. (宏碁股份) replaced local rival Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩電腦) as the fourth-largest personal computer vendor in the Asia-Pacific region in the second quarter of 2014, according to research firm IDC.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba
Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Cuba with hopes of expanding political and economic ties in the fellow communist nation.
ROCCOC chairman aims for local housing prices to be set by market
Lai Cheng-yi (賴正鎰), chairman of the General Chamber of Commerce of the R.O.C. (ROCCOC, 商總), yesterday urged the government to allow Taiwan's housing prices to be determined by the mechanisms of the free market and cease suppressive policies designed to curb rampantly rising prices, at a conference event yesterday in Taipei.
The Swiss and Chinese central banks signed a currency swap agreement in Beijing on Monday, marking an important step in the development of a market for yuan in Switzerland, the Swiss central bank BNS said.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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