Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has received four prizes at this year's R&D 100 Awards in Las Vegas, winning for the eighth consecutive year at the "Oscars of Invention," as they are widely known.
Shares in Taiwan plummeted more than 100 points in Monday morning trade as stocks in the shipping and tourism sectors suffered in the wake of a terrorist attack in Paris, but the bourse recovered later in the session, although it was unable to regain the 8,300-point mark.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics maker, reported on Monday an after-tax net profit of NT$37.86 billion (US$1.15 billion) for the third quarter, the highest ever for the company in the quarter.
The Grand Prize in the seventh Taiwan International Graphic Design Award has been awarded to Victor Branding Design Corp., the first Taiwanese company to win the top prize.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Budget airlines are growing fast in the Taiwan market, to an extent that they account for 12.6 percent of the passenger volume on international routes, government statistics show.
Several foreign brokerages have raised their target prices on shares of Catcher Technology Co. (可成) after the Taiwan-based metal casing supplier reported a record high net profit for the third quarter of this year.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday that the ministry is expected to report a year-on-year decline in export orders in October for the seventh consecutive month, amid lingering weak global demand.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Taiwan ranked sixth out of 132 countries in the Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI) for 2016 released yesterday, two places up from last year.
Taiwan-based consulting institute the China Productivity Center (CPC) is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a series of activities.
Weightings in three indexes managed by MSCI Inc. have been cut after a semi-annual review by the global index provider.