Shares in Taiwan recovered earlier losses Tuesday after some major old-economy stocks staged a rebound, pushing up the broader market into positive territory by the end of the session, dealers said.
Taiwan has not performed well in the "institutions " category of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report over the past five years, the National Development Council (NDC) said.
Asia's largest budget airline AirAsia said it will increase its services between Taipei and Kuala Lumpur from 14 flights to 17 per week.
Food service industry revenue for the period between January and August rose 2.5 percent year-on-year to a record-high NT$293.7 billion, according to a report released by the Economics Ministry on Monday.
As their trademark dry noodles take the world by storm, A-Sha Dry Noodles announced that it would partner with Taiwan's EVA Air and the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation to give passengers a "journey through the flavors" on their travels.
Following the Textile International Forum and Exhibition (TIFE, 紡織科技國際論壇暨研發成果展) held in late September, the Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI, 紡織產業綜合研究所) is presenting an assortment of its latest technology advancements at the Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS, 台北紡織展) until Wednesday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.098 to close at NT$31.770 as weakness among other regional currencies placed downward pressure on the local unit throughout the session.
This photo shows an aerial view of Taichung Metro station in Beitun District. In October 2009, developers broke ground for the central city's first metro line, which was to be about 17 kilometers long. More than 92 percent of the steel railway track for Beitun station has been completed, and the project is expected to be finished by the end of the month. The city government aims to launch the metro system before the end of 2020, said Wang Yi-chuan (王義川), head of Taichung City's Transportation Bureau.
The 20th Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS 2016) opened Monday with a focus on environmentally friendly and functional products, according to organizer Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF).
More men make online purchases with smartphones than women, according to a survey by mobile online shopping market place Shopee.