Saturday, October 25, 2014
Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo was in Taipei yesterday to introduce different investment opportunities and incentives for Taiwanese investors in the Philippines.
The 2014 Commissioners' Conference of the Overseas Community Affairs Council came to a successful conclusion recently at the Grand Hotel.
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) held a presentation showcasing the impressive results of its education project for new immigrants at the NIA's ceremonial hall yesterday.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday said it is closely monitoring China's expansion projects in the South China Sea amid Chinese scholars' claim that a China-controlled island in the disputed sea has officially become the biggest island in the Spratlys following expansions.
Integrated circuit designer (IC) MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) said recently that the sale of the iPhone 6 will not impact the company's performance, as its chips are utilized in budget phones that are tailored for a different market segment.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密工業), the world's largest contract electronics maker, is planning to set up a display plant in China to produce high-end screens for smartphones, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In opposition to a nay to Bitcoin automatic teller machines (ATM), the local financial regulator greenlit the Oct. 28 public listing of Alchip Technologies (世芯科技), which specializes in Bitcoin-affiliated business.
The chairman of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE,台灣證券交易所) said Friday that the local market has been impacted by both internal and external negative factors to trend lower on thin turnover, as many investors stayed on the sidelines.
Shares in Taiwan fell Friday as investors feared further volatility on Wall Street after a doctor in New York who recently returned from West Africa was diagnosed with the Ebola virus, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.413, as an improvement in the U.S. jobless claims report released overnight bolstered the greenback, dealers said.