Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. topped Japan's SIM-free cell phone market in 2015 with a 28.6 percent share, helped by the company's ZenFone smartphone series, according to Tokyo-based market research firm BCN Inc.
Taipei ranked as the 11th best travel destination in Asia last year among 167 cities rated in a MasterCard survey about, with visitor spending in the city totaling US$9.5 billion, the credit card company said Monday.
Agricultural and fishery losses from the recent cold spell had increased to NT$3.32 billion (US$99.24 million) as of 11 a.m. Monday, with half of the losses having taken place in Tainan, southern Taiwan, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said.
Monday, February 1, 2016
The state-owned refiner CPC Corp. announced Sunday that it will increase gasoline and diesel prices by NT$1 (US$0.03) per liter, effective Monday.
About 52.5 percent of Taiwan's office workers have negative experiences with their employers after tendering their resignation, according to the results of a recent survey.
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (台塑石化), a private gasoline supplier in Taiwan, announced Saturday that it will raise its prices for gasoline and diesel next week to reflect the recent increase in international oil prices.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Beijing's basic policy toward Taiwan will remain unchanged despite political changes in Taiwan, a Chinese official said Saturday.
Shares in Taiwan got a boost from gains on Wall Street overnight and the Bank of Japan's new negative interest rate policy to close above the 8,100-point mark, dealers said.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, doled out the highest average pay to its directors for 2014 of any company listed on Taiwan's stock market, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) said Saturday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Saturday, gaining NT$0.050 to close at NT$33.650 after moving in a narrow range on thin trading, dealers said.