Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Between January and May, China-based investment in Taiwan plunged more than 67 percent to NT$45.92 million compared with a year ago, according to a report released by the Investment Commission at the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部).
Transparency and the rule of law are the merits of doing business in Taiwan, and the government aims to foster a business environment attractive to Taiwanese firms operating overseas, said Minister of Economic Affairs John Deng (鄧振中) yesterday.
PChome Online Chairman Jan Hung-tze (詹宏志) announced yesterday plans to open online shopping services for both foreign nationals in Taiwan and abroad on Ruten, Taiwan's largest online auction site, at the company's shareholders' meeting., 1 Comment
Just days before Apple Inc.'s smartwatch is scheduled to go on sale in Taiwan, a local tech news website has reported that the device will be available in only 10 local retail stores initially.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Night markets are one of Taiwan's most popular tourist attractions, and one in particular -- the Fengjia Night Market in Taichung -- has drawn more interest online in Taiwan than any other, according to an online data analysis.
High-tech stocks are expected to benefit from peak season effects in the second half of the year and help Taiwan's stock market stage a rebound after a recent slump, market analysts said Saturday.
The world's second tallest building, Shanghai Tower, will soon open in the Chinese financial capital with a twist -- a 120-degree twist, to be exact.
For Rehana Akhter, rebuilding her life after losing her leg in Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster is an uphill battle, but her struggle is eased slightly by digital technology.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Nearly 40 percent of people surveyed thought that the second half of this year will be a good time to jump into the housing market, before a tax reform takes effect on Jan. 1, 2016, according to a survey conducted by a real estate company.
Lending extended by Taiwan's banks to China as of the end of March fell further from the end of December with market analysts attributing the fall to Taiwanese financial authorities' move to tighten monitoring of banks' exposure to the mainland.