Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Shares in Taiwan ended lower in thin trading Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines following recent losses on the U.S. stock market.
Worldwide smartphone shipments will grow in the second quarter of the year with the arrival of the industry's traditional peak season, according to a local market information advisory firm.
Monday, April 14, 2014
State-run CPC Corp. (中油) announced yesterday that based on the latest movements of its floating oil price index, the price of domestic fuel will remain unchanged remained unchanged over the course of this week.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus paid a visit to CTBC Charity Foundation on Saturday, where he lauded CTBC Bank's effort to provide loan services to the poor and help them break out of poverty.
Four trade shows for motor vehicles and auto parts that closed Saturday are expected to generate a total of around US$600 million in business for the exhibitors, the organizers said.
With its first rendition at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Fastener Taiwan, held once every two years, begins today.
A national economic conference may be postponed from June to July because the list of private sector representatives has yet to be finalized, Executive Yuan spokesman Sun Lih-chyun said on Saturday evening.
A shipment of 400 tons of French pork is expected to arrive at Kaohsiung Harbor in late May and might drive down pork prices, said agricultural and economics officials.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) on Friday made the decision to sell its 82 million shares of Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS, 世界先進), a leading specialty IC foundry service provider.
Daiwa Securities expects solid demand for smartphone chips to boost the sales of Taiwan-based integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc. in the second quarter by 4 percent from a quarter earlier.