Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Reports indicate that two state-run enterprises are poised to battle over a government construction project to build a natural gas terminal servicing northern Taiwan.
Taiwan and Japan jointly unveiled a new touch panel technology on Tuesday that promises to reduce the production cost of the technology component by 30 percent compared with existing technology.
HTC Corp. (宏達電) confirmed it will launch the world's first Android smartphone using an octa-core 64-bit processor on Sept. 4, trying to steal spotlights ahead of the annual IFA electronics trade show in Germany.
Taiwan's economy will gain traction over the next six months on the back of the global economic rebound, according to the latest Institute for Economic Research (Ifo) World Economic Survey released recently.
The Tourism Bureau (交通部觀光局) is planning to push for mandatory star ratings for all tourist hotels in Taiwan to better ensure the quality of accommodation, an official said Tuesday.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金融監督管理委員會) chief recently said that foreign funds have come back to Taiwan in August, revealing strong confidence in the uptrend of local equity markets.
Shares in Taiwan closed nearly flat at 9,393.96, while the U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.026.
The market penetration rate of fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband smartphones in China is expected to grow significantly this year, a local research firm said Tuesday.
Nearly 90 percent of people in Taiwan who visit social networking sites use their mobile devices to do so, with younger users spending more time on such sites, a survey indicated Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Chia Hsien-der (賈先德), Vice President of the Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) yesterday announced that a task force has been formed to facilitate the transition following the company's acquisition of China Network Systems (CNS, 中嘉), Taiwan's largest cable TV operator.