Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Largan Precision Co.'s (大立光) revenues grew 44 percent in the first half of 2015, while revenues for the rest of Taiwan's precision optics industry shrank 7 percent during the same period, an industry group said.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) is ready to take advantage of Japan's unlocked phone market, since wireless carriers there have recently lifted the network restrictions on their subscribers.
Shares in Taiwan ended dramatically higher Monday thanks to a buying surge near the end of the session, dealers said.
Monday, August 31, 2015
State-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan (CPC, 台灣中油) said yesterday it would cut the price of gasoline and diesel by NT$0.7 and NT$0.8 per liter respectively starting today, knocking down costs to a seven-month low.
Exports from Taiwan to China accounted for 8.5 percent of China's total inbound shipment in the first seven moths of 2015, making it the nation's fourth largest importer, the Directorate- General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) reported on Saturday.
The commercial release of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp.'s Vive virtual reality headset, co-developed with U.S. video game developer Valve, will not be widely available until early 2016.
In 2015, Taiwan is projected to have the highest capex for semiconductor manufacturing worldwide, according to a press release from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI).
Garrett Popcorn Shops from Chicago is expected to open its first store in Taiwan by the end of this year, according to the company's Facebook Taiwan fan page that began operation recently.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Taiwanese investors' confidence in the equity market fell sharply amid lingering concerns over the economic climate at home and abroad and due to a shock resulting from recent volatility in the global financial markets, according to a survey released by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) may not be deterred from its bid to take over control of its major competitor, Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), despite the latter's freshly announced strategic partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry, according to analysts.