Sunday, August 30, 2015
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) may not be deterred from its bid to take over control of its major competitor, Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), despite the latter's freshly announced strategic partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry, according to analysts.
American depositary receipts of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider, closed down more than 5 percent on Wall Street ..............
A new survey released recently showed that 85 percent of Taiwan's employers are willing to hire fresh graduates, seeing their work ethic as their main advantage.
Peter Chou, head of the Future Development Lab of Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp., has been appointed executive director of Hong Kong-listed Digital Domain Holdings Ltd..
Manufacturers listed on the local main board and over-the-counter (OTC) market posted a more than 14 percent year-on-year increase in net profit for the first half of this year, with earnings hitting a new record high, largely on the back of falling operating costs, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) visited Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) on Friday in a gesture to show gratitude for the company's purchase of 100 million kilowatts of green power this year.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海) and Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL, 矽品) yesterday announced a strategic alliance via share swap in a bid to reject Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.'s (ASE, 日月光) hostile takeover of SPIL.
Shares in Taiwan rose for the fourth consecutive session Friday as investors took cues from a strong rebound on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at NT$32.772 as the greenback recouped its early losses to return to positive territory on the back of further intervention by Taiwan's central bank, dealers said.
Taipei's subway system will begin accepting iPass smartcards in September, but EasyCard holders will have to wait until next year to enjoy cashless travel on Kaohsiung's metro system.