Farming has come a long way since the days of a man and his push plow.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE), which operates the local main board, is determined to stimulate foreign institutional buying in local shares by allowing foreign investors to gain a better understanding about the strength of Taiwanese listed firms.
Confidence in the local economy has shown signs of weakening amid concerns that the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union will send ripples through the global economy and affect domestic fundamentals, according to Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金).
On the back of rising demand for the upcoming Ghost Festival, the local retail sector is expected to see sales growth in July, at a time when many retailers have aggressively launched promotional campaigns, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan's smartphone sales in June were affected by an economic slowdown to fall to a low for this year, according to industry sources.
Six thousand people opted for public transportation last Friday for the "ASE 722 Carfree Day" organized by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.'s (ASE, 日月光) Kaohsiung plant.
A series of marketing events will be held in Taichung from July to October to promote Taiwanese agricultural products among immigrants from Southeast Asian nations, with the goal of expanding the Southeast Asian market for these products.
Department stores are launching promotional sales for the upcoming Chinese Valentine's Day and Father's Day holidays.
Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (台灣高鐵) is planning to list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) to raise capital for future expansion and boost shareholder value.
Taiwan Mobile Co. (台灣大哥大) announced last week that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nokia to jointly develop fifth-generation (5G) technology.