Models holds a Pixar edition of the Aspire V13 laptop by Taiwanese manufacturer Acer in Taipei on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Acer is offering 1,000 limited edition Aspire V13 laptops to mark the 30th anniversary of Pixar Animation Studios, the firm behind a number of hit animation movies, including the Toy Story trilogy.
Shares in Taiwan closed 0.49 percent higher Wednesday, rising above their quarterly moving average of 9,159, on the strength of the bellwether electronics sector, dealers said.
Nichia Taiwan Corporation President Dai Zhen-jia (戴圳家) speaks to the press at an event celebrating the 60th anniversary of its mother company, the Japanese LED-manufacturer Nichia, in Taipei on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Taiwan's industrial production index posted an annual increase of 3.7 percent in October, rising for the third consecutive month, the Economics Ministry reported Wednesday, adding that it expected significant growth to continue to year's end.
A researcher at the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan holds an exhibit at the institute's booth of the "2016 Taiwan International Machine Tool Show" in Taipei on Thursday, Nov. 23. The institute showcased precision tools such as All Domestic 5-Axis Double Column Bridge Type Machining Center with PC-based CAN controller for Aerospace Components Industry.
Taiwan's average wealth level in 2016 stands at US$172,800, which is well above those of most countries in the Asia-Pacific region and similar to that of Western Europe, according to the Credit Suisse Research Institute's latest Global Wealth Report.
Taiwan has been ranked as the world's fifth most-favored country or area as a travel destination, Agoda.com, one of the world's largest hotel booking sites, said Wednesday.
Local department store group Breeze held the "Breeze Black Weekend" promotional campaign to offer great deals for shoppers ahead of the holiday season.
Stock prices for Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) hit NT$74.8 per share after the markets opened yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan jumped by more than 1 percent on Tuesday, powered by the bellwether electronics sector after strong performances by the tech-heavy Nasdaq index and the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index in the U.S. overnight, dealers said.