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Friday, August 29, 2014
Asustek Computer (華碩電腦) was unseated by Lenovo Group (聯想集團) as the world's third largest tablet vendor in the second quarter, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Taiwan.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Thursday as investors locked in gains they built up a session earlier amid fears over a possible technical pullback, with the index moving closer to the 9,500-point mark, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.020 to close at NT$29.965 as foreign funds kept flowing into the country, boosting demand for the local currency, dealers said.
Taiwan -- Oral-B BRAUN P-7000 showcases high-tech dental care
Oral-B Braun yesterday unveiled the groundbreaking P-7000 Platinum Black electric toothbrush that combines Oral-B's world leading expertise in dental care and Braun's renowned German precision craftsmanship for the Asian market with a launching event featuring singer-actor Vanness Wu (吳建豪) in Taipei.
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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Newly appointed Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wu (陳雄文) yesterday stated that contingency plans stand ready to break a possible stalemate in minimum wage negotiations, during an interview with the Central News Agency (CNA).
Executives of Addcn Technology Co. (Addcn, 數字科技), an operator of a variety of online trading platforms ranging from cars to houses, were indicted by prosecutors yesterday for allegedly accumulating illegal profits of NT$18.6 billion.
Taiwan -- KMT councilors press charges against Chen Chu
Kuomintang (KMT) councilors yesterday pressed official misconduct charges against Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) at the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office over the fatal gas explosion incident that killed 30 and injured more than 300 people.
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The Tourism Bureau yesterday said Beijing and Taipei have reached a consensus on requesting designated Chinese travel agencies to pay Taiwanese travel agencies the full portion of fees before allowing visitors to enter Taiwan.
China Video Industry Association (CVIA) Vice President Bai Wei-min (白為民) said that mainland China won't cut down its panel purchases from Taiwan, however, Taiwan should worry about its limited panel supply.
Taiwan's top two LCD panel makers AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達) and Innolux Corp. (群創) were upbeat Wednesday on the prospects for their shipments of large panels in the second half of 2014, citing strong demand for TVs and laptops.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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