Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Tuesday, extending the market's winning streak to six sessions for the first time since December 2013, on the strength of buying by foreign institutional investors.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) is moving beyond its smartphone business and into the home entertainment sector after reaching an agreement with three professional online gaming teams to promote its brand image.
The market capitalization of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract manufacturer of computer chips, continued to rise to a record high of NT$3.78 trillion on Tuesday due to strong foreign institutional buying.
Atomic Energy Council (AEC, 原能會) head Tsai Chuen-horng (蔡春鴻) urged Taiwan to address its nuclear waste problem, saying that putting it off would be counter to generational and environmental justice.
Sony Mobile Communications, the mobile device unit of Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp., is aiming to extend its product life cycle for smartphones in Taiwan through more marketing campaigns with retail and telecom partners.
Taiwan has listed a budget of over NT$5 billion (US$160 million) to improve public transportation networks and facilities this year after noticing that the percentage of public transportation use has grown only slowly in the past several years.
For the first time, all varieties of apples from the United States will go on sale in China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Foreign tattoo artist making his mark in Taiwan
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that the Farglory Group (遠雄集團) should come forward and let the public know whether the Taipei Dome (台北大巨蛋) will be suitable for baseball games upon its completion., 11 Comments
The latest available data from Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台電) indicate that reserve capacity may drop below 10 percent next year, an official from the Ministry of Economic Affairs' Bureau of Energy said yesterday.