Saturday, March 8, 2014
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Friday after investors locked in earlier gains to erode the uptrend at the end of the session, dealers said.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, said Friday that consolidated sales for February hit a record high after it completed a merger with a smaller rival, MStar Semiconductor Inc. (晨星半導體).
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.021 to close at NT$30.302 as the local currency rode the wave of an uptrend among other units in the region, dealers said.
Friday, March 7, 2014
The General Chamber of Commerce, R.O.C. (ROCCOC, 全國商業總會) is poised to stage an election for the organization's chairmanship and board of directors and resolve disputes that arose last year due to irregularities at the ballot.
Taipei's property rental prices are rapidly rising, ranking among the top 10 most expensive in Asia for a three-bedroom apartment, while moving from 47 to 42 in global rankings, according to a study released by ECA International yesterday, an international corporate human resources consulting company.
Most securities firms expressed optimism about profit potential after the government granted approval to 12 securities firms to conduct offshore securities business.
Taiwan's state-owned oil company CPC Corp. said that it has signed a new contract with its Malaysian counterpart to continue to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Southeast Asian country.
The legislation on the establishment of Free Economic Pilot Zones (FEPZ) around Taiwan faces possible delays as lawmakers decided Thursday not to act on it until the end of March at the earliest.1 Comment
HTC Corp. unveiled Thursday its first smartphone using a chipset from Taiwan's MediaTek Inc., the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, underlining its ambition to take on other low-cost Android phone makers.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of mobile phones, held a Taiwan developer conference Thursday as part of efforts to create more mobile apps for wearable devices and healthcare services.