Tuesday, December 17, 2013
An industry association on Monday stated their expectation that Taiwan's hotel occupancy rate would see a 20-percent increase after more individual Chinese tourists are allowed into Taiwan starting from December, and called for Taiwan to quickly extend programs to accept individual tourists from 54 mainland cities.
Shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc, (ASE, 日月光) yesterday plunged 7 percent on continued revelations of the company's unscrupulous activities, while foreign institutional investors maintained an upbeat outlook on the company's operating performance, asserting that the worst is over.
Taiwan shares closed 0.75 percent lower Monday as investors remained cautious ahead of an upcoming U.S. central bank meeting, with turnover the lowest in more than a month.
British bank Barclays Plc. has lowered its estimates for shipments of Apple Inc.'s iPads in the first quarter of 2014 because of a shortage of the retina display used in the second-generation iPad mini.
Monday, December 16, 2013
A delegation led by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會) Executive Vice President Walter Yeh (葉明水) participated an annual meeting of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) held in the United States earlier this week, TAITRA said.
China Airlines (CAL) has won first place in the airline category of Management Magazine's 2014 Consumer Brand Survey. This is the fifth consecutive year China Airlines has won the award, according to CAL.
Taiwan-based Innolux Corp. remained the largest LCD panel supplier to Chinese TV brands in October, thanks to adjustments in its product sizes, according to a research report from NPD DisplaySearch.
Global notebook computer shipments from top-tier manufacturers are forecast to grow higher than expected in the fourth quarter as the corporate market becomes increasingly active, according to new research from British banking group Barclays Plc.
The Tourism Bureau said it is making a final push to achieve its goal of recording 8 million overseas travelers to Taiwan by the end of the year.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
The United States “appreciates” Taiwan's “constructive response” to China's recent announcement of a new Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) that covers much of the East China Sea, the de facto U.S. ambassador to Taiwan said yesterday.1 Comment