Monday, June 29, 2015
Jason Chen (陳俊聖), corporate president and chief executive officer of Acer Inc. (宏碁), declared at the company's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday that his mission at Acer is to help the company survive and generate stable profits.
The Yuanta-Polaris Research Institute, one of Taiwan's leading think tanks, lowered its forecast for the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2015 on Tuesday, citing weakening domestic consumption and global demand.
The most luxurious edition of Apple Inc.'s smartwatch, scheduled to go on sale in Taiwan Friday, could cost NT$500,000 (US$16,163), market observers said Wednesday.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Shares in Taiwan pulled back Friday from the gains posted a session earlier as investors were discouraged by a sliding Wall Street trend overnight amid concerns over the debt problems in Greece, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.080 to close at the day's high of NT$31.132 with market sentiment cautious about the debt situation in the eurozone, dealers said.
The National Development Council's (NDC, 國家發展委員會) overall economic monitoring indicator rose two points to 18 last month, flashing yellow-blue to signal a slowdown.
Thailand should be ready for a re-audit by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on safety standards by September or October, Indonesian Deputy Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith has said.
Sixty-five extremely rare pink and red diamonds were unveiled Friday by mining giant Rio Tinto which expects the stones from a remote western Australia mine to fetch record prices.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Filipino Joe De La Rosa is working in Taipei in hopes of making his big dreams come true.
The U.S. dollar closed unchanged from a session earlier at NT$31.052 Thursday, with market sentiment cautious ahead of the outcome of an ongoing policymaking meeting held by the local central bank, dealers said.