Wednesday, July 22, 2015
China Airlines (CAL,華航), one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, will launch nonstop flights to Melbourne on a seasonal basis starting in October to capitalize on rising demand for travel to Australia.
EVA Air (長榮) has officially signed an agreement with Boeing and General Electric to purchase five GE90-115B powered Boeing 777 freighter aircraft, marking the first purchase of the planes for EVA Air as well as Taiwan.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.065 to close at NT$31.407 as currencies across the region entered a depreciation competition, dealers said.
Shares of Gintech Energy Corp. (昱晶), one of Taiwan's leading solar cell suppliers, moved higher Tuesday morning after a Chinese company agreed to take a 10 percent stake in the Taiwanese company, dealers said.
Google Inc. said Tuesday that 50 percent of YouTube view hours in Taiwan were generated from mobile devices in the first quarter of 2015, underlining the local popularity of the video-sharing site.
A new US$100 billion international bank dedicated to the emerging BRICS countries opened in China's commercial hub Shanghai on Tuesday, officials said, as an alternative to other multilateral lenders., 2 Comments
Foreign investment into China rose 8.0 percent in the first half of this year as mergers and acquisitions by overseas companies more than quadrupled in value, the commerce ministry said Tuesday.
Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines said it plans to buy 21 Airbus A320 planes for 12.45 billion yuan (US$2.04 billion), citing growth in both international and domestic air travel.
The Chinese arm of Dutch electronics giant Philips is being sued by an official government villa in Beijing over alleged false advertising of air purifiers, a court said Tuesday., 1 Comment
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Taipei was second-top of the list of destinations searched for on the Hotel.com Chinese-language website in the first five months of 2015, following Hong Kong, according to an annual Hotel.com study on outbound travel by mainland Chinese travelers.