Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Taichung City Government on Sunday launched the Bus Rapid Transit of Taichung (BRT) system, partially opening 11 out of the 21 proposed stations on the BRT Blue Line and letting passengers ride for free.
HTC Corp. (宏達電) said Monday that the smartwatch seen in one of its recent commercial videos is not an actual product it is planning to release.
The local solar energy sector took a beating Monday morning after the U.S. Department of Commerce announced over the weekend preliminary anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan's solar energy products, dealers said.
The National Development Council's (NDC) economic monitoring indicator flashed a “green” signal in June, representing a stable economy for the fifth month in a row.
Display panel maker Innolux (群創) yesterday reported stellar performance over the second quarter, with sales seeing a 24-percent quarter-on-quarter improvement while garnering earnings-per-share performance of NT$0.33 over the period, vastly exceeding the NT$0.02 recorded in the first quarter.
Foreign investors last week bought net NT$6.97 billion-worth of local shares, with AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達光電) seeing the highest overbought positions, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
The Council of Agriculture (行政院農委會) said Monday that despite surging over the past month, egg prices are “still within a reasonable range,” meaning it will not take immediate action to control prices.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at the day's high of NT$30.037 as the greenback recouped earlier losses on the back of buying by the local central bank, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan extended losses Monday from a session earlier as investors kept unloading their electronics stocks after the high-tech sector suffered a downturn on Wall Street at the end of last week, dealers said.
Monday, July 28, 2014
A national economic conference organized by the government entered its second day amid calls for more student participation as speakers discussed a range of issues, from Taiwan's global trade strategy to its cultural industry.