Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Shares in Taiwan took a plunge Tuesday amid lingering concerns over the global economy, in particular after manufacturing activity in mainland China, the second-largest economy in the world, continued to weaken, dealers said.
Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics maker, is expected to invest in Greendust, an Indian 3C and home appliance online retailer, according to the Economic Times of the South Asian country.
The upcoming annual SEMICON Taiwan exhibition on Sept. 2 to 4 will feature the largest-ever semiconductor delegation from the Netherlands in Taiwan, according to the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office (NTIO) in Taiwan.
Shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光), the world's largest integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider, tumbled Tuesday amid uncertainty over ASE's bid to acquire an up to 25 percent stake in rival Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (矽品), dealers said.
The value of properties introduced by developers into the market totals NT$4.7 billion so far in Ghost Month, the lowest in 10 years, HouseFun News (好房網) reported.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (衛生福利部) is requiring firms in the powdered milk industry to use electronic receipts for business transactions, starting today.1 Comment
Largan Precision Co.'s (大立光) revenues grew 44 percent in the first half of 2015, while revenues for the rest of Taiwan's precision optics industry shrank 7 percent during the same period, an industry group said.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) is ready to take advantage of Japan's unlocked phone market, since wireless carriers there have recently lifted the network restrictions on their subscribers.
Shares in Taiwan ended dramatically higher Monday thanks to a buying surge near the end of the session, dealers said.
Monday, August 31, 2015
State-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan (CPC, 台灣中油) said yesterday it would cut the price of gasoline and diesel by NT$0.7 and NT$0.8 per liter respectively starting today, knocking down costs to a seven-month low.