Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Bank of Taiwan yesterday announced that it was granted the right to issue city treasury bonds (市庫券) on behalf of the New Taipei City Government.
According to Vietnamese media, Formosa Plastics Group (台塑) will be compensated US$2.397 million in total for its losses incurred during anti-Chinese unrest in Vietnam, US$952,000 of which will be shouldered by insurance companies, while the government will give compensation of US$1.445 million.
A Wall Street Journal report yesterday stated that Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 handset will see unprecedented shipping volumes to reach between 70 million and 80 million units before the end of this year, vastly exceeding the company's earlier handsets.
Local dynamic random access memory (DRAM) stocks moved higher Tuesday morning, outperforming the broader market, on a significant increase in product prices over the past month and hopes the trend will continue in the third quarter, dealers said.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) said Monday it plans to roll out lower-end phones in Taiwan that support the fourth-generation Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE) network.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) declined to confirm or deny Tuesday a foreign media report that it is working on two more tablet computers in addition to its anticipated 9-inch premium device in cooperation with Google Inc.
Taiwan's unemployment rate dropped to 3.92 percent in June, the lowest rate it has been in the same period in the past 14 years, according to a report released by the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) yesterday.
Taiwan-based OBI Pharma (浩鼎生技) announced Monday that its phase 2/3 stage clinical trial for a therapy for metastatic breast cancer, designated OBI-822, has met the goal of collecting 342 patients.
The Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA, 台灣電路板協會) yesterday released its white paper outlining plans to propel annual output values to above the NT$1.15 trillion benchmark across the domestic printed circuit board (PCB) industry by 2020.