Wednesday, November 12, 2014
John Chen (程守宗), chief executive officer of Canada-based smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd., has met with HTC Corp. (宏達電) Chairwoman Cher Wang (王雪紅) to discuss a possible partnership to expand in China, according to Bloomberg.
Analysts on Tuesday attributed the 10-percent month-on-month sales rise posted in October by Hon Hai (鴻海) Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, to rising orders from Apple Inc.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
China and South Korea reached consensus on a free trade agreement (FTA) at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Beijing yesterday, which according to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工研院）will negatively impact Taiwan's industry by NT$260 billion to NT$650 billion unless Taiwan and China can agree on a cross-strait trade pact.3 Comments
Fubon Financial Holding Co.(富邦金), one of Taiwan's leading financial holding companies, reported on Monday a record NT$56.59 billion (US$1.86 billion) in net profit for the first 10 months of this year, including NT$3 billion in October alone.
Nearly 50 Taiwanese companies, including some food makers, are participating in an investment fair in the Thai capital in a bid to break into Southeast Asian markets after a spate of tainted oil scandals at home.
Regulators stated that the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock trading link will begin in a week's time on Monday, Nov. 17, spurring on gains in markets across Asia.
China e-commerce giant Alibaba (阿里巴巴) has set US$8.18 billion as its Nov. 11 target for Singles Day online transactions, an annual increase of 42.75 percent.
Monday, November 10, 2014
The Taipei International Travel Fair set a new single-day attendance record Sunday, welcoming the largest crowds in its 28-year history as the rainy weather improved throughout the afternoon.1 Comment
Taiwan's envoy to Malaysia urged the Malaysian public to have confidence in Taiwanese food products, saying that its government has been working hard to bring an end to a recent spate of tainted oil scares.
In China, Internet users are expected to spend more money than last year during the Double Eleven Day — a Chinese holiday for singles similar to Valentine's Day that is celebrated Nov. 11 — also known as Singles Day.