Friday, August 29, 2014
The Philippine economy expanded by 6.4 percent in the second quarter and tied with Malaysia as the second fastest growing in Asia during the period, officials said Thursday.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
South Korea's Sewol ferry disaster in April is still casting a cloud over the economy, with the effect on consumer spending lasting longer than expected, the central bank said Wednesday.
China Video Industry Association (CVIA) Vice President Bai Wei-min (白為民) said that mainland China won't cut down its panel purchases from Taiwan, however, Taiwan should worry about its limited panel supply.
Taiwan's top two LCD panel makers AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達) and Innolux Corp. (群創) were upbeat Wednesday on the prospects for their shipments of large panels in the second half of 2014, citing strong demand for TVs and laptops.
The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) and the Eurex Exchange, a derivative exchange in Germany, are scheduled to discuss cooperation in the futures market in Taipei yesterday.
Tatung InfoComm (大同電信) yesterday lashed out against the National Communications Commission (NCC) for denying the company's application to renew its WiMAX license last week, which is set to expire early December, denying the firm a chance to upgrade to more current standards.
Consumer confidence in Taiwan edged lower in August after having reached record highs the previous two months, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday.
Taiwan's economy continued to enjoy positive momentum in July, with a government indicator of business activity flashing a green light for the sixth consecutive month, signaling steady growth, the country's economic planning body said Wednesday.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) on Wednesday announced a large number of active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) display technologies, including Taiwan's first foldable touch AMOLED module.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher in the wake of gains posted on Wall Street overnight, in particular after the S&P 500 index breached 2,000 points for the first time ever, dealers said.