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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) was once again named the top Taiwanese global brand for the year on an annual list released Wednesday by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) has fined the Taipei branch of British multinational banking and financial service company Barclays NT$12 million for aiding the activities of corporate officers who are not licensed to sell overseas financial products in Taiwan.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Tuesday it has plans to produce a small volume of mobile chips in China made on its mature 28-nanometer manufacturing technology.
A biomedical industry and incubation center was inaugurated Tuesday at the Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park to promote development in the growing field.
Taiwan -- Academia Sinica forecasts 3.42% GDP growth in 2014
Academia Sinica, the nation's top research institute, made an upward adjustment to Taiwan's GDP growth to 3.42 percent in 2014, and predicted that Taiwan will see 3.38-percent growth in 2015.
Taiwan -- Cloud-based receipts useful for class action suits: CPC officials
Experts predict that a paperless society is around the corner, but in Taipei it's probably farther away. Cloud-stored receipts, an ambitious government initiative launched in July 2012, were requested in only 4 percent of reported transactions this year, the Executive Yuan's Consumer Protection Committee (CPC, 行政院消保處) said yesterday.
Morgan Stanley remains optimistic toward Chinese phone maker Xiaomi Corp.'s (小米) suppliers despite the Delhi High Court's order last week that its phones be taken off Indian store shelves due to suspected patent infringement.
Shares of Delta Electronics Inc. (台達電), one of Taiwan's leading power management system suppliers, moved sharply higher Tuesday morning after the company announced a deal to acquire Eltek ASA, a Norwegian power conversion specialist, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.015 to close at NT$31.327 in the wake of a strengthening Japanese yen, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan extended their losses Tuesday following a decline in American markets overnight driven by plunging international crude oil prices, dealers said.
  
  
  
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