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Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Major Taiwan realtors yesterday predicted that housing prices will slide in the second half of the year due to the new consolidated housing and land tax and general elections slated for January.
Shares of MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, fell again Tuesday morning as pessimism lingered from the company's lower-than-expected sales guidance issued last week, dealers said.
As food businesses in Taiwan try to meet the demands of foreign tourists, the Bureau of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (經濟部國際貿易局) is planning the 2015 Kaohsiung Food Show (高雄國際食品展) to let food companies present their products.
Market capitalization of Hermes Microvision Inc. (漢民微測), a semiconductor inspection tool and equipment supplier, was cut by more than NT$20 billion (US$631 million) after its share price was hammered in the past two trading sessions amid lingering concerns over the global integrated circuit industry.
With Father's Day in Taiwan approaching, it may be a good idea for working fathers to look to de-stress. 1111 Job Bank, one of Taiwan's leading human resource agencies, said Tuesday that according to a recent survey, up to 88 percent of working fathers are enormously stressed by job-related worries.
Chinese business leaders yesterday urged Taiwan to participate in the so-called One Belt, One Road (一帶一路) initiative, stressing that Taiwan stands to gain from the project.
Riding off the growing popularity of outlet stores in Taiwan, developers are planning to open three more shopping centers in the next year, which analysts say will enhance local living and convenience.
Three new shopping centers to open within a year
Riding off the growing popularity of outlet stores in Taiwan, developers are planning to open three more shopping centers in the next year, which analysts say will enhance local living and convenience.
Shares in Taiwan failed to close higher Tuesday after a 1.62 percent plunge seen a session earlier, although some bargain hunting emerged in the late session with select large-cap stocks in focus, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.021 to close at NT$31.726 after Taiwan's central bank jumped into the market to prop up the greenback, helping the currency recoup its early losses, dealers said.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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