Monday, February 1, 2016
The state-owned refiner CPC Corp. announced Sunday that it will increase gasoline and diesel prices by NT$1 (US$0.03) per liter, effective Monday.
About 52.5 percent of Taiwan's office workers have negative experiences with their employers after tendering their resignation, according to the results of a recent survey.
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (台塑石化), a private gasoline supplier in Taiwan, announced Saturday that it will raise its prices for gasoline and diesel next week to reflect the recent increase in international oil prices.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Beijing's basic policy toward Taiwan will remain unchanged despite political changes in Taiwan, a Chinese official said Saturday.
Shares in Taiwan got a boost from gains on Wall Street overnight and the Bank of Japan's new negative interest rate policy to close above the 8,100-point mark, dealers said.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, doled out the highest average pay to its directors for 2014 of any company listed on Taiwan's stock market, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) said Saturday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Saturday, gaining NT$0.050 to close at NT$33.650 after moving in a narrow range on thin trading, dealers said.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) announced recently the criteria for the public listing of sustainable entrepreneurial ventures. Venture capital companies meeting the aforementioned criteria may, with immediate effect, apply for public listing according to the relevant regulations, according to a press release of the TWSE.
On the back of worse-than-expected exports and domestic consumption, the government tuned down Taiwan's 2015 GDP growth to 0.85 percent, the lowest figure in six years.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.133 to close at NT$33.705 as traders reacted to the strength of other regional currencies and bought into the local currency throughout the session, dealers said.