Friday, August 15, 2014
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.020 to close at NT$30.045 as the strength of other regional currencies encouraged traders in Taiwan to pick up the local unit throughout the session, dealers said.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Taiwan had the second most users of Yahoo Inc.'s mobile apps of any market in the Asia-Pacific region as of June, behind only India, the Internet portal said Wednesday, attributing the result in part to releases of Taiwan-exclusive apps.
Taiwan has revised and upgraded standards for permissible energy consumption for new vehicles by an average of more than 15 percent, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said.
Reports indicate that TSMC's board of directors on Tuesday approved an additional NT$91 billion in capital expenditure allocations for this year.
Taiwan Star Cellular (台灣之星) yesterday rolled out a 31-day 4G free trial program, allowing users to test the company's 4G service before it is formally launched at the end of next month.
As a raid was launched on the residences of former MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) employees for alleged trade secret thefts, a Sinyi Realty (信義房屋) executive was sued for falsely accusing a rival of the same crime.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at the day's high of NT$30.065 in a relatively quiet session, dealers said.
Despite an ongoing blame game with CPC Corp. (台灣中油) over responsibility for the gas explosions in Kaohsiung, LCY Chemical Corp. (李長榮化工) staged a technical rebound on Wednesday.