Thursday, June 20, 2013
Hawaiian Airlines will start offering non-stop services from Taipei to Honolulu from July to cash in on increased passenger numbers since the U.S. began extending visa-free treatment to Taiwanese nationals, the company said yesterday.
The Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA) signed a letter of intent with its Chinese counterpart in Guandong province on a proposal to jointly promote a unified technical standard for LED lighting products.
Eslite Spectrum Corp., the operator of Taiwan's leading book chain Eslite Bookstore, announced yesterday that it would establish a foothold in Shanghai by 2015.
Handset maker HTC yesterday unveiled two new handsets, the Butterfly S, the company's latest flagship model since the New HTC One, and the Desire 600, a lower-priced offering for the mid-range market.
Acer Inc. Wednesday said it expects its shipment volume to be flat in the second quarter and is moving at full tilt toward the high-end PC market to boost profitability, saying the transformation might take 2-3 years.
The value of export orders received by companies in Taiwan will fall in May on an annual basis for the fourth straight month because of an economic slowdown in China, the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ) predicted Tuesday.
Worldwide shipments of large-sized flat screens for June are expected to grow 2-3 percent from a month earlier as Chinese TV suppliers are offering discounts to stir up buying interest, a research report said Wednesday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.042 to close at NT$29.960 in moderate trading as traders anxiously awaited the outcome of the United States Federal Reserve's two-day policymaking meeting, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed flat in thin trading Wednesday as many investors remained sidelined before the U.S. Federal Reserve wrapped up a two-day policymaking meeting later in the day, dealers said.
Shares of Nanya Technology Corp. and Inotera Memories Inc., two of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip-makers, rose sharply Wednesday morning on a projection that the existing DRAM shortage will continue into 2015, dealers said.