Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Fair Friend Group (友嘉), which is participating at the EMO Milano 2015 exhibition, astounded the world by stating its plan to acquire Germany's 143-year-old machine tool manufacturer Wohlenberg.
At the end of the year, Taiwan may have the chance to join talks to become a second-round member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Legislative Speaker Wang Jyn-ping (王金平) said in Taipei yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan closed moderately higher in thin trading yesterday, with the bellwether electronics sector slightly underperforming the overall market.
Taiwanese contract laptop maker Inventec Corp. (英葉達) is working to begin production in Indonesia and India for major mobile phone customer, Xiaomi Inc. (小米) of China, as part of an overseas manufacturing contract.
Minister of Finance Chang Sheng-ford said Monday that his ministry is considering lowering taxes to revive the economy, once such a step would not compromise the country's financial integrity.
The majority of office workers in Taiwan are under stress, with work being the biggest source of their pressure, according to a survey released Monday by an online job broker.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) announced yesterday that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$1.92 billion during the week of Sep. 30-Oct. 2. This represented the difference between NT$100.56 billion securities bought and NT$98.64 billion securities sold.
Monday, October 5, 2015
HTC Corp. (宏達電) unveiled two flagship smartphones in Japan Tuesday as part of a drive to compete against Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models amid shorter product cycles of Android handsets.
Record numbers of mainland Chinese tourists are expected to visit Taiwan during China's weeklong National Day holiday which started on Oct. 1, Taipei-based China Times reported on Sunday.1 Comment