Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Taiwan's unemployment fell slightly to 3.62 percent in May, down 0.01 percentage points from April and 0.23 points from a year earlier, government statistics showed Monday.
Between January and May, China-based investment in Taiwan plunged more than 67 percent to NT$45.92 million compared with a year ago, according to a report released by the Investment Commission at the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部).
PChome Online Chairman Jan Hung-tze (詹宏志) announced yesterday plans to open online shopping services for both foreign nationals in Taiwan and abroad on Ruten, Taiwan's largest online auction site, at the company's shareholders' meeting.1 Comment
Just days before Apple Inc.'s smartwatch is scheduled to go on sale in Taiwan, a local tech news website has reported that the device will be available in only 10 local retail stores initially.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Night markets are one of Taiwan's most popular tourist attractions, and one in particular -- the Fengjia Night Market in Taichung -- has drawn more interest online in Taiwan than any other, according to an online data analysis.
High-tech stocks are expected to benefit from peak season effects in the second half of the year and help Taiwan's stock market stage a rebound after a recent slump, market analysts said Saturday.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Nearly 40 percent of people surveyed thought that the second half of this year will be a good time to jump into the housing market, before a tax reform takes effect on Jan. 1, 2016, according to a survey conducted by a real estate company.
Lending extended by Taiwan's banks to China as of the end of March fell further from the end of December with market analysts attributing the fall to Taiwanese financial authorities' move to tighten monitoring of banks' exposure to the mainland.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Results of a survey released Thursday show that market sentiment toward the local equity market fell to a new 20-month low as investors here took cues from recent volatility in local share prices.
Taiwan's Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電信) said on Thursday it will work with Japan's NTT DoCoMo to develop enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as health care services and smart factory.