Friday, October 31, 2014
an extraordinary meeting, the board of directors of the Taipei Financial Center Co., which operates the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper, yesterday approved Chairwoman Christina Sung (宋文琪) as the company's interim vice chairwoman and CEO.
The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台灣經濟研究院) forecast that the local manufacturing sector will have a “sluggish” performance over the whole year, and pointed out that the food industry has been in this state for four continuous months.
AU Optronics Corp.'s (AUO, 友達) better-than-expected results for the third quarter of this year reflected the flat panel maker's efforts to adjust its product portfolio by producing high-end products, an analyst said Thursday.
More than half of Taiwanese consumers made their most recent online purchase using mobile phones, the highest rate in the world, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday by search engine Google Inc.
Taiwan placed 19th in the World Bank's “Doing Business 2015” rankings, down one notch from a year earlier, the global financial institution said Tuesday.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Taiwanese travelers were ranked in 9th place in a ranking of the tax-refundable shopping strength of international tourists visiting France, according to data released Tuesday by Global Blue, a tourism shopping tax refund company headquartered in Nyon, Switzerland.
A Swiss delegation met with Taiwanese representatives of nonprofit organizations and businesses in Taipei to discuss ways to tackle challenges in developing sustainable energy, including how to reduce dependence on nuclear power.
LCD panel maker AU Optronics Corp.'s (AUO, 友達光電) profitability reached the highest in 17 quarters as the company's after-tax profits reached NT$7.3 billion over the third quarter.
DBS Bank China (星展銀行中國) announced that it has completed its first renminbi (RMB) to Singapore dollar (SGD) spot deal as an official RMB-SGD market maker.
Far EasTone (FET, 遠傳電信) recently announce earnings per share (EPS) of NT$2.9 for the third quarter, saying that it is convinced that it will meet full-year guidance.