Sunday, February 7, 2016
Entertainment theme parks or amusement parks around Taiwan will offer discounts to visitors who were born in the Year of the Monkey during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
In 2015, the Bosch Group recorded sales of over 70 billion euros for the first time, according to preliminary figures. The company succeeded in increasing revenue by approximately 10 percent last year, according to a press release from the firm.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Co. (TWSE) announced that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$9.14 billion during the week of Feb. 1-3. This represented the difference between NT$82.64 billion securities bought and NT$73.50 billion securities sold, according to a press release from the TWSE.
The Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank (SCSB, 上海商銀) has rolled out limited "lucky money" freebies for people who hand in SCSB ATM deposit receipt slips, or "Like" its Facebook page.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Labor reforms, and updates on the government's proposed preparations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) bid were on the table for discussion at the Cabinet meeting Thursday.
Boosted by the National Financial Stabilization Fund, Taiwan's local equity market has been resilient so far this year, scoring the best performance in the world, according to statistics from the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
People planning to visit the newly opened Mitsui Outlet Park in New Taipei City's Linkou District over the Lunar New Year holiday are advised to take either buses or a free shuttle service, as the outlet will close its parking lot between noon and 6 p.m. every day during the holiday, local transport authorities said Thursday.
Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) said Thursday that Taiwan exports dropped in double digits in January to mark their 12th straight month of decline.
Technology devices will become more diversified in 2016, with virtual reality, self-driving cars, drones etc., becoming more universal, the government-backed Industrial Economic and Knowledge Center (IEK) reported.
Nearly 78 percent of companies in Taiwan plan to pay their employees year-end bonuses, although the average amount has shrunk to 1.23 months worth of salary, according to the results of a survey released Thursday.