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.
The iPhone 7 was the best-selling smartphone in Taiwan in October, a month after Apple launched the new phone in Taiwan's market, industry sources said Tuesday.
Production value in the local manufacturing sector fell 1.61 percent in the third quarter of this year from a year earlier, marking the seventh consecutive quarterly fall year-on-year, data released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) showed.
Television sets shown here Tuesday, Nov. 22 are expected to be a hot item during the 2016 Black Friday sales. Black Friday -- the Friday after Thanksgiving --takes place this week.
Gamania Group CEO Liu Po-yuan (劉柏園) announces a new instant messaging app "BeanGo!" on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The app will feature private messaging, friend groups and other tools that will enable communication among users. Given that currently the Korean app Line is the most commonly used instant messaging app in Taiwan, BeanGo! will be competing with Line for users once it launches.
Taiwan's unemployment rate edged lower in October from the previous month but was still higher than the same period a year earlier, according to government figures released on Tuesday.