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Friday, April 18, 2014
Top mobile carrier Chunghwa Telecom Co. has teamed up with Sony Mobile Communications to offer more 4G LTE-enabled phones and tablets ahead of the planned launch of Taiwan's 4G network in the second half of the year.
Far Eastern Air Transport (遠東航空) was set to launch two regular non-stop routes this week to link the central Taiwanese city of Taichung with Shijiazhuang and Taiyuan in North China.
Taiwan -- Asustek apologizes for ZenFone pricing dispute
Taiwan's Asustek (華碩) Computer Inc. apologized yesterday for pricing its low-cost ZenFone smartphone models higher in Taiwan than in China, which has created negative controversy for the PC vendor over the past week.
Taiwan -- Chip maker TSMC first-quarter net profit up 6.8%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, has posted a sequential 6.8-percent increase in net profit for the first quarter of this year on the back of solid demand for chips made using its high-end technology process.
DHL recently announced a pick-up and cut-off time extension for outbound shipments to the U.S., enabling it to offer customers in central and southern Taiwan an additional time of up to 2.5 hours for shipment preparation.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar yesterday, gaining NT$0.02 to close at the day's high of NT$30.221 after the U.S. currency recouped earlier losses on the back of the local central bank's intervention, dealers said.
Taiwan -- Undersupply forecast for global LCD market
The global market for liquid crystal display (LCD) panels will see a supply shortage because of higher demand for large television panels, the Central News Agency (CNA) yesterday cited a local analyst as saying.
es in Taiwan closed higher yesterday in the wake of gains posted on Wall Street overnight, amid eased fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates sooner than the market has expected, dealers said.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
China Development Financial (CDF, 開發金控) announced yesterday that after its acquisition of Cosmos Bank (萬泰銀行) in July, the company's net asset value will exceed NT$800 billion.
Taiwan's beer exports to Singapore are expected to grow by 50-100 percent year-on-year in 2014 once a trade pact between the two sides takes effect April 19, Taiwan's main trade promotion body said.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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