Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Semiconductor foundry bellwether TSMC (台積電) yesterday announced a comprehensive ultra-low power consumption technology platform designed to cater to the varied applications of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable devices markets.
Evergreen Marine (長榮海運) and Yang Ming Marine Transport (陽明海運) posted a profitable second quarter, recovering from their losses in the same period of last year.
The net sell of local shares by foreign investors last week expanded nearly 1.3 times to NT$36.13 billion last week, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (台灣證券交易所).
Wowprime Corp. (王品集團), a Taiwan-based restaurant chain, said Monday that it will set up a joint venture with the Panda Restaurant Group (PRG, 熊貓快餐集團) of the United States in an effort to tap into the U.S. market.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Monday amid weak sentiment after heavy losses last week, as investors shrugged off the latest gains posted on Wall Street on the back of an upward revision of the U.S. economic growth in the second quarter, dealers said.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Chinese Taipei was defeated by South Korea 6 -3 yesterday at the Incheon Asian Games baseball final, settling with silver in the contest.
Approximately 8,000 people rallied by an educare graduates organization, the National 40,000 Educare Self-Help Association (全國4萬教保員自救會), hit the streets yesterday in support of the right for trained educators to teach kindergarten classes (幼教班) without earning specialized certification for preschool education.
Team Taiwan got a boost from the victory of Pan Cheng-tsung in men's individual golf to snatch a gold medal in the team event Sunday at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Reports indicate that the Ministry of Labor (MOL) is poised to raise the Labor Insurance premium by 0.5 percent to reach 10 percent, effective next year.
The Council of Agriculture said Sunday production value of groupers has increased this year, even though a Liberty Times opinion piece a day earlier said exports of the fish have fallen.