Thursday, October 30, 2014
Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (矽品精密工業), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers, said Wednesday that it has conducted its first overseas fund raising activity in 10 years.
Shares in Taiwan extended their momentum Wednesday to end above the 8,900-point mark as investors responded to a rally on Wall Street overnight by buying into local stocks, dealers said.
Taiwan placed 19th in the World Bank's “Doing Business 2015” ranking, down one notch from a year earlier, the global financial institution said Tuesday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.022 to close at NT$30.376 as the local market steamed ahead, boosting demand for the local currency, dealers said.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Ministry of Finance yesterday acknowledged the resignation of Wei Ying-chiao (魏應交), chairman of Ting Hsin International Group (頂新) — one of the main culprits behind the ongoing food safety crisis — from his post as vice chairman and CEO of Taipei Financial Center Co., which operates the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper.1 Comment
Taiwan's Jiji Line (集集線) established sisterhood ties with Japan's Isumi Line on Tuesday, the latest initiative to promote cooperation and exchanges between railway systems of the two countries, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA, 台鐵) said.
TC Corp. (宏達電) sent out media invitations Tuesday for the upcoming launch of a new Nexus tablet and two new Desire phones in its home market.
Taiwanese PC vendor Acer Inc. (宏碁) will seek to collaborate with its partners when developing a cloud-based payment system rather than occupying a dominant position, the company's founder and honorary chairman said Tuesday.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) launched its ZenFone line in Japan Tuesday, making the world's third largest economy its 14th market for the low-cost smartphones.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Consumer confidence in Taiwan saw a minor decrease in October, according to a survey released Monday.