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Saturday, December 6, 2014
UBS Securities has revised upward its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2014 on solid economic growth outlook for the fourth quarter.
Taiwan -- Consumer price index up 0.86% in Nov.
Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.86 percent in November from a year earlier amid lower fuel prices, showing moderate growth from the 1.06 percent year-on-year increase in October, according to government statistics Friday.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, said Friday that its sales for November fell to a five-month low, a decline that market analysts attributed to the slow season effects of the current quarter.
As hiring is expected to continue to expand through the first quarter, some 71.3 percent of employees surveyed by an online job broker have indicated that they plan to change jobs before the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday in February.
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DHL recently announced that it has added 650 service locations island-wide at Chunghwa Post (中華郵政), while offering a corresponding promotion from Dec. 1 to Feb. 13.
Shares in Taiwan fell Friday as investors took cues from lackluster performance on Wall Street overnight, but the index still ended above 9,200 points as the financial sector continued its momentum, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.005 to close at NT$31.192 as the strength of the euro encouraged traders here to buy into the local currency, dealers said.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Domestic gasoline prices are likely to fall NT$1.2 (US$0.04)-NT$1.3 per liter next week as international crude prices continue to trend lower, market sources said Thursday.
Vietnam-based budget airline VietJet said Thursday that it will offer 15,000 free one-way tickets on its new route between Taipei and Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the air link scheduled to open Dec. 12.
Taiwan -- CAL offering first 2015 sunrise from the sky
Take a whirlwind trip this New Year that will have you enjoying Japan during the day and back in your own bed by the end of the night.
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