Sunday, January 24, 2016
Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. announced key executive promotions Saturday, aiming to help the company extend its reach into the emerging virtual reality (VR) and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Formosa Petrochemical Corp., a private gasoline supplier in Taiwan, said Saturday that it has decided to lower its gasoline and diesel prices to a 14-year low, in reflection of the weakness of the global oil market.
New home mortgages extended by five major banks in Taiwan hit a new high in December as home buyers rushed to complete transactions before reforms in January, according to the central bank.
Ruten Auction, a Taiwan-based online auction platform, is seeking a stock listing in Hong Kong as part of its efforts to extend its reach to the greater China market.
The Taipei city government has approved a plan to raise the fares of the Maokong Gondola from Feb. 1 to cover operating losses, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) said Thursday.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Co.'s, (TWSE) world-class data center located in Banqiao will be officially opened on Jan. 25. The securities market in Taiwan sets a new milestone for information infrastructure, according to a press release of the TWSE.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
After inflationary adjustments, the average regular monthly wage growth in Taiwan for the first 11 months of last year hit a new high in 16 years, partly because the country reported a drop in its consumer prices during the same period, the Directorate General of Budget, Accountings and Statistics (DGBAS) said Friday.
The 2015 industrial production index dipped 1.66 percent from the previous year, recording the first annual deficit in three years, the Economics Ministry reported on Friday.
Sales in Taiwan's retail industry and food and beverage services in 2015 totaled NT$4.02 trillion and NT$421.1 billion, respectively, both record highs, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Friday.
Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air, which started operations in Taiwan in 2014, will become the first budget airline to fly between Taipei and Hanoi when it begins service on the route on Feb. 1.