Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Tigerair Taiwan, a new budget carrier that will fly initially between Taiwan and other Asian destinations, is hoping to begin services in October at the earliest, its newly appointed chief executive officer said yesterday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. will release a plastic version of its newest flagship smartphone in China next month to undercut the prices of competing products like Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S5, according to a media report.
Nomura Securities (野村證卷) yesterday stated that TSMC's (台積電) second-quarter performance may grow as much as 20 percent, exceeding the 15 percent expected by the market, while raising the company's target share price from NT$123 to NT$129, ahead of the company's earnings conference scheduled this Thursday.
Local scholars raised concern in a public hearing yesterday that the government's flagship project Free Economic Pilot Zones (FEPZ) may face public opposition, as the program may induce income disparity as well as land ownership disputes.
The global market for wearable devices will grow substantially over the next four years, as technology development is now focused on such devices, according to a report by the Institute for Information Industry (III).
Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) data shows that foreign institutional investors (FINIs) last week overbought local shares worth NT$21.41 billion, an over 40-percent drop from the NT$36.45 billion a week earlier.
Shares in Taiwan ended lower in thin trading Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines following recent losses on the U.S. stock market.
Worldwide smartphone shipments will grow in the second quarter of the year with the arrival of the industry's traditional peak season, according to a local market information advisory firm.
Monday, April 14, 2014
State-run CPC Corp. (中油) announced yesterday that based on the latest movements of its floating oil price index, the price of domestic fuel will remain unchanged remained unchanged over the course of this week.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus paid a visit to CTBC Charity Foundation on Saturday, where he lauded CTBC Bank's effort to provide loan services to the poor and help them break out of poverty.