Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩), a Taiwan-based PC vendor, said Saturday that it sold 12,000 units of its second generation ZenFone smartphone series in Brazil in just 20 hours after it was released there.
The unemployment rate in July dropped 0.2 percentage points from last year to 3.82 percent, the lowest for the month in 15 years, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS, 主計處) reported yesterday.
Solar energy shareholders expressed concern about the possible impact of the downturn in oil prices and the tumble that Taiwan stocks took yesterday on their industry, despite a broadly positive outlook among investors.
For those recent graduates who have successfully landed a job, an average of 66 resumes had to be sent out before receiving an offer, according to a survey released on Monday by an online human resource agency.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外協), Taiwan's main trade promotion body, signed an agreement with the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation yesterday to deepen cooperation in trade and investment development.
American depositary receipts (ADRs) of Taiwan-based integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider Precision Industries Co. jumped on Wall Street overnight in the wake of an acquisition plan proposed by Taiwanese rival Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光).
Fresh college graduates' salaries are lower than their expectations, with many even having trouble just making ends meet, according to a survey issued on Monday.
Taiwan could not escape the panic that gripped global stock markets on Monday, as the Taiwan stock exchange's benchmark index plunged nearly 5 percent on heavy turnover.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Taipei - The main index of the Taiwan Stock Exchange posted a record plunge of 583.5 points during the Monday session on the heels of the weekend Wall Street tumble amid fears of a worsening world economy and steep falls in the global market.
Taipei - Taiwan's unemployment rate in July hit 3.82 percent, up by 0.11 percentage points from June but down by 0.20 percentage points from a year earlier, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) reported Monday.