Saturday, November 22, 2014
Taiwan's three biggest telecommunication services providers announced Friday that they will soon begin offering the newest editions of the iPad Air and the iPad mini, leading to speculation that the new gadgets will hit Taiwan in early December.
Shares in Taiwan moved up further Friday, but the gains were limited by political uncertainty ahead of local government elections scheduled for Nov. 29, dealers said.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Taiwan is ranked the best place to start a business in Asia, ranking No. 8 out of 130 countries in the world, based on the recently released 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI).
Seven years after holding 48 percent of Fusheng Group, Oaktree Capital is said to have hired an investment bank to begin a sale process to unload its investment in the world's largest golf club head maker.
Aiming to narrow Qualcomm's lead in China's fourth generation (4G) smartphone market, MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) is expected to launch a new octa-core processor in the first quarter of 2015.
A visiting U.S. economics official said Thursday that Taiwan will have to be ready if it wants to join high-standard trade agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc.
Shares in Taiwan extended gains Thursday to close above the 9,000-point mark at 9,078.87, while the U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar above NT$31 mark at the day's high of NT$31.015.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Taiwan's economics minister warned Wednesday that a failure to sign a trade-in-goods agreement with China could hurt the local job market and drive Taiwan's low wages even further down.1 Comment
Zhen Que (真鍋事業股份有限公司) and Cheng Kang Provisions Limited Liability Company (呈康食品有限公司) were discovered to have been repackaging food products and altering the expiration dates on expired food products before selling them to major retailers such as Pxmart (全聯), Taisuco (台糖), RT-Mart (大潤發), OK Mart and Mr. Brown Cafe (伯朗咖啡館), according to the Taoyuan Public Health Bureau.1 Comment