Friday, September 4, 2015
Fuel prices in Taiwan are expected increase next week after a recent technical rebound in international crude oil prices, but concerns over a supply glut remained in place, market sources said Thursday.
Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics maker, is in talks with mainland Chinese smartphone brand OPPO to roll out smartphones in India, according to a report by India's Economic Times.
Three e-commerce events, namely Taiwan's first "eCommerce Expo Asia," the "Asia eCommerce Forum" and "eCommerce Business Day" will be combined together from Oct. 6-9 in Taipei, said the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿發展協會), yesterday.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) ("Kulicke & Soffa" or "K&S") has announced a new addition to its Advanced Packaging with Adaptive Machine Analytics (APAMA) series of highly adaptive thermo-compression (TC) bonders called the C2W (chip-to-wafer) bonder.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Taiwan's manufacturing activity continued to contract in August with the purchasing managers index (PMI) falling to a new low at a time when the global economy showed signs of slowing, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER,中華經濟研究院), one of Taiwan's leading think tanks, said Wednesday.
Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics maker, is planning to work with the SK Group, a leading South Korean conglomerate, to offer financial services in the Indian market.
The Taiwan Tour Bus (台灣觀巴) fleet has been upgraded to a smart-travel model by incorporating multi-language services, free Wi-Fi and an increase to more than 100 travel routes, the Tourism Bureau announced, yesterday.1 Comment
The Financial Supervisory Commission (金管會) chairman had harsh words for the insurance industry yesterday, saying it was the worst offender in the financial sector that fails to prize innovation and instead competes with price-cutting.
Shares in Taiwan recovered from early losses on Wednesday to close above the 8,000-point mark, with the government apparently stepping in to limit the impact of an overnight fall on Wall Street caused by worries over mainland China's economy, dealers said.