Sunday, July 19, 2015
Hsia Li-yan (夏立言), head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), told American scholars and media on Friday that he hoped exchanges and negotiations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait will not be interrupted or changed because of next January's presidential election.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday that it expects Japanese and Taiwanese companies to invest as much as NT$15 billion (US$479 million) in joint ventures that will forge closer business ties between the two countries.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said yesterday that it forecasts negative growth in June export orders.
Securities companies operating in Taiwan saw their net profit for June fall more than 70 percent from a month earlier, reflecting of a decline in share prices and a shrinkage in daily turnover, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
A net buy of shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) hit the highest among the listed companies on the main board Friday after its investor conference sparked optimism toward the chip-maker's development in advanced technology, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Several labor groups in Taiwan launched a protest Friday at the local flagship store of Uniqlo, demanding that the Japanese casual wear brand intervene in strike talks by one of its suppliers in southern China.
Starting next year, mandatory energy conservation will be imposed on the textile industry, saving the nation 39,600 kiloliters of oil equivalent per year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said.1 Comment
Global notebook shipments are projected to fall 9.7 percent this year, which is expected to affect Taiwan's contract manufacturers, said DIGITIMES Research on Friday.
Shares in Taiwan closed flat Friday amid cautious sentiment during the ongoing earnings season as investors feared that the bellwether electronics sector will report disappointing results for the second quarter, dealers said.
Fuel prices in Taiwan are expected to stay unchanged next week reflecting mixed international crude oil prices as traders were still assessing the impact from a nuclear deal inked between Iran and the six powers led by the United States, market sources said Friday.