Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A recently released Control Yuan report has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to increase the number of diplomatic personnel posted in Australia in the face of rising demands by Taiwanese in the country owing to the popular working holiday scheme.
Taiwan's MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), the leading supplier of chips for Chinese smartphones, could increase its market share with its first 64-bit octa-core processor, according to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch.
The Taipei Book Fair Foundation (財團法人台北書展基金會, TBFF) said yesterday that youths under 18 years old could attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition (2015 TIBE) for free, with various New Zealand authors and award-winning animation effects teams having been invited.
Thanks to a recovering economy and a surge in demand for electronics products, export orders saw double digit growth in June, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) launched a cheaper plastic model of its One M8 flagship smartphone in Taiwan Monday in a bid to create new sales momentum in the second half of the year.
The central bank yesterday announced that in order to suppress rampantly rising housing prices, mortgages for individuals currently with three properties under their name will be limited to 50 percent of the purchase price.
Taiwan shares closed up 40.0 points, or 0.42 percent, at 9,440.97 Monday on turnover of NT$90.3 billion (US$3.0 billion), while the U.S. dollar fell NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.037 in Taipei.
Hiwin Technology (上銀科技) and Advantech Co. (研華股份) on Monday announced that a joint venture will be established to produce robots while facilitating Taiwan's supply chain in robot production.
Shipments of Acer Chromebooks surpassed those of Samsung in the global market in the second quarter of the year, according to a Taiwanese market research firm.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday announced that the debate regarding a controversial proposal to freeze the party's “Taiwan independence” clause would be postponed until its next weekly meeting at the party's annual national congress.