Tuesday, August 26, 2014
HTC Corp. (宏達電) topped its home market in July in terms of sales units, revenues and single models, an encouraging sign in a quarter that the smartphone maker forecast would be a weak one.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Reports indicate that a number of enterprise heavyweights are poised to vie for the acquisition of CNS (中嘉), a cable television operator with total bids estimated to exceed NT$70 billion.
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) said Sunday that local companies influenced by a U.S. anti-dumping ruling will be compensated for litigation expenses, after Washington decided Friday to impose dumping duties against some foreign steel pipe producers.
The association representing Taiwan's major manufacturing businesses has voiced objections to the newly appointed Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen's bid to raise the salary levels for the country's workers.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics Corp. replaced its Taiwanese rival, Nanya Technology Corp. to rank as the 4th-largest mobile DRAM supplier in the second quarter of this year, according to a research report.
Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth US$1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.
The production value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector for the second quarter rose almost 5 percent from a year earlier on the back of an economic recovery at home and abroad, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., and MediaTek Inc. ranked as the three largest research and development spenders among the manufacturers listed on Taiwan's main board and the over-the-counter (OTC) market in the second quarter of his year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The University of Southern California (USC) has become the latest institution to enter into the Spotlight Taiwan cooperation program with the Taiwan Academy, Los Angeles to jointly promote Taiwanese culture in the U.S. city, an official said Thursday.
Taiwan's industrial production is expected to post year-on-year growth in July as the global economy is on the road to recovery, boosting demand, in particular for electronics products, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday.