Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Although January is considered a slow season for industries, export orders grew 8.1 percent during the month year-on-year, and the amount of orders (US$39.04 billion) hit a new record compared with the same period in past years.
The 2015 Taipei International Machine Tool Show is expected to create at least US$2.1 billion-worth of business opportunities for exhibitors from home and abroad, organizers said Tuesday.
Alibaba's NT$10 billion in venture capital funding will first go to young Taiwanese entrepreneurs selling Taiwanese specialties, Alibaba CEO Jack Ma (馬雲) announced in Taipei yesterday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.060 to close at NT$31.508 in the wake of further foreign institutional buying in the local bourse, dealers said.
Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary Monday with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the Internet pioneer in the midst of a transformation effort.
Macau casino revenue plunged a record 49 percent year-on-year in February as gaming takings free fall due to China's corruption crackdown, figures showed Tuesday.
A senior Japanese trade negotiator says a deal with the U.S. needed to move ahead with a Pacific Rim trade pact is possible by this spring.
South Korea's inflation hit its lowest level in more than 15 years in February owing to slumping oil prices, state data showed Tuesday, fuelling concerns about deflation in the country.
Factory employment has been falling for more than a year in the workshop of the world as Chinese growth slows, and analysts expect more intervention by the central bank after its second interest rate cut in just three months.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
China's manufacturing activity in February improved more than initially thought, HSBC said Monday, but weakening foreign demand and declining prices signaled the world's second-largest economy still faces multiple woes.