Friday, September 25, 2015
Shares in Taiwan extended losses Thursday from a session earlier, as market sentiment was hurt by concerns over the slowing world economy and weakening global demand, dealers said.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Taiwan's environmental protection authorities announced Wednesday that random tests will be conducted on the waste gas emission systems of vehicles produced by the Volkswagen (VW) Group, after the German carmaker reported irregularities concerning certain software used in some of its diesel engines.
Guangdong Fenghua Advanced Technology (Holding) Co., a Chinese electronics component supplier, has tendered an offer to acquire a 35-40 percent stake in Taiwan's Viking Tech Corp. (光頡).
Groupon Taiwan, a group-buying website, notified its patrons Wednesday that unused coupons can be fully refunded, one day after it suspended operations in Taiwan.
The Asia-Pacific tournament finals of three games published by U.S.-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. that will determine the regional qualifiers for the BlizzCon World Championship will soon take place in Taiwan for the first time.
The Tourism Bureau's "2015 Taiwan Culinary Promotion Campaign" will open a new chapter today, as the bureau's mascot OhBear will take the Taiwan Tour Bus to Hsinchu for an one-day trip, to serve as store managers and interacting with locals and tourists.
Production output fell 5.46 percent in August on the back of underperforming exports, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) reported yesterday.
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE, 日月光半導體) Chairman Jason Chang (張虔生) made a visit to Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL, 矽品精密) Chairman Bough Lin (林文伯) yesterday, expressing his position against SPIL's plans to exchange stocks with Hon Hai (鴻海), according to local media reports.
Shares in Taiwan closed below the 8,200 point level Wednesday amid lingering concerns over volatility in the global equity markets and worries over a slowdown in the Chinese economy, the second-largest in the world, dealers said.
The next round of the Taiwan-United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) talks will be staged in Taipei on Oct. 1, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.