Sunday, August 17, 2014
Taoyuan County Magistrate Wu Chih-yang on Thursday praised the sustainable core values of circuit board maker Unimicron during a visit to the company, which won a 2014 ROC Enterprise Environmental Protection Award for promoting green energy.1 Comment
Chinese yuan-denominated deposits in Taiwanese banks rose a mere 0.1 percent month-on-month at the end of July, revealing that investors are taking a cautious approach to China's foreign exchange policies, market analysts said.
Several foreign brokerages have raised their target prices for shares of Catcher Technology Co., a leading Taiwanese metal casing supplier, anticipating that its earnings will rise after Apple Inc. unveils the next-generation iPhone.
Taiwanese integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers need to improve their technologies and come up with other improvements in the face of rising competition from China, market analysts said on Saturday.
British banking group Barclays PLC expects Taiwan's central bank to start a cycle of raising rates in the fourth quarter of this year, as the local economy is heading for a recovery.
Nomura Bank International announced on Thursday it has issued US$325 million in 30-year accrual bonds in Taiwan, marking the first bond issued by a Japanese institution on the island in years.
Taiwan's light-emitting diode (LED) packaging services providers saw their sales in China edge lower in 2013 amid rising competition from their Chinese counterparts, according to a research report.
Nanya Technology Corp., one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip makers, retained its spot in the second quarter as the fourth largest DRAM supplier in the world, according to a recently released research report.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
U.S.-based market research institute International Data Co. (IDC) yesterday announced that global smartphone shipments over the course of the second quarter exceeded 300 million units for the first time this year, gaining 25.3 percent year-on-year.
Philippine-based Skyjet Airlines on Friday called off what would have been its inaugural flight from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Boracay after detecting signal abnormalities on its BAE 146 jet.