Thursday, July 30, 2015
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.052 to close at NT$31.523 as the local currency followed its regional counterparts, staging a technical rebound, dealers said.
Taiwan issued licenses Wednesday to 14 insurance companies operating here to run offshore insurance units (OIUs), and Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said.................
Shares of Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科) and Nanya Technology Corp. (南亞科), two of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip-makers, were down from early highs Wednesday because of worries over weakening prices, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Wednesday after giving up earlier gains amid cautious sentiment before the U.S. Federal Reserve concludes a two-day policymaking meeting later in the day, dealers said.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
A special resident visa for foreign national entrepreneurs who wish to start a business in Taiwan will soon be open for application, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
The Science and Technology Policy Research and Information Center (STPI) yesterday released a report urging government policies that incorporate women into the workforce ahead of a labor shortage.
Taiwan is still negotiating with Indonesia and the Philippines on their "unilateral" decisions made earlier this month to raise wages for domestic helpers in Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.1 Comment
Shares in Taiwan staged a mild technical rebound Tuesday as gains posted by select high-tech stocks helped the broader market climb out of a 2.4 percent plunge seen a session earlier, dealers said.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), one of Taiwan's leading flat panel makers, said Tuesday that its net profit for the second quarter fell 16 percent from the previous quarter, due to slow-season effects for the quarter that dragged down product prices.
The Universal Care Policy Alliance (UCPA, 普及照顧政策聯盟), a social welfare group, yesterday protested a new government policy that will allow slightly disabled people aged 85 and older to hire foreign caretakers.1 Comment