Friday, December 13, 2013
The operator of the first Taiwanese online shopping service to accept Bitcoin said Thursday that it will implement strict risk-control measures for the virtual currency.
A pre-show press conference was held yesterday to provide a preview of two lighting and LED trade shows slated to take place next year.
Taipei 101 has replaced the Shin Kong Life Tower (新光摩天大樓) as Taipei City's most expensive property, ending the latter's 15-year reign, according to the update issued yesterday by the Department of Land, Taipei City Government (台北市政府地政局).
Taiwan will see a 1.72-percent GDP growth in 2013, and 3.03-percent growth in 2014, according to the latest forecast made by the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, 中華經濟研究院) yesterday.
ScinoPharm (神隆) on Thursday announced it has completed construction of its plant in Changshu, Jiangsu province, mainland China, which is set to serve as a base for the company to develop its active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) business in China.
The U.S.-based Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launched its flagship store in Taipei on Thursday, attracting a long line of 500 shoppers scrambling for the golden ticket which offers free donuts for a year.
Shares in Taiwan closed below 8,400 points Thursday in the wake of an overnight fall on Wall Street as fears about a tapering-off of quantitative easing measures by the U.S. Federal Reserve escalated, dealers said.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Shares of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. fell yesterday morning as investors decided to lock in gains a day after the contract electronics maker announced record sales for November, dealers said.
Budget carrier Air Busan launched its first non-stop flight between South Korea's Busan and Taiwan's Kaohsiung Wednesday, a move which Kaohsiung officials hope will encourage more visitors to enjoy the southern city's warm winters.
A print advertisement congratulating a Chinese bank on its launch of Formosa bonds has violated the principle of parity across the Taiwan Strait, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) confirmed Wednesday.