Wednesday, July 30, 2014
National Chengchi University (NCCU, 國立政治大學) Principal Wu Se-hwa (吳思華) today assumed office as the 26th minister of education of the Republic of China.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 消費者基金會) yesterday slammed Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時) for breaking his promises regarding the eTag system since its launch in January.
Delta Electronics (台達電) yesterday held the company's earnings conference, reporting consolidated revenues of NT$90.651 billion, up 10.18 percent year-on-year, and an after-tax net income of NT$9.832 billion on profit margins of 27.03 percent over the first half of this year.
Taiwan-based Acer Inc. (宏碁) and Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩), two of the world's leading personal computer vendors, expressed optimism toward the prospect of a shopping spree during the second half of the year, a local industry group said Tuesday.
The HTC Desire 816, a mid-range model sold by Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp., ranked as the best seller in Taiwan's smartphone market in June, knocking Asustek Computer Inc.'s (華碩電腦) ZenFone 5 out of the top spot, according to the latest figures.
Shares of Taiwan-based dynamic random access memory chip (DRAM) makers Nanya Technology Corp. (南亞科) and Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科) came under heavy pressure Tuesday in the wake of a plunge in U.S. counterpart Micron Technology Inc. overnight, dealers said.
Japan-based Line Corp., operator of the popular mobile messaging application Line, plans to bring its “flash sales” initiative to more countries in Southeast Asia as it pushes into the mobile commerce market.
Almost 80 percent of major players in the local market have returned to the trading floor, a development that could further raise market turnover and make trading more active, Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said Tuesday.
Local private investment totaled NT$666.5 billion in the first half of 2014, while Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) made the largest contribution among all companies, said the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.032 to close at NT$30.005 as the local currency followed other regional currencies higher against the greenback, dealers said.