Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) submitted 229 and 56 patent applications in the second quarter, a sequential drop of 74 and 60 percent, respectively.
China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways Corp. posted consolidated revenues of NT$39.59 billion and NT$35.82 billion for the third quarter, up 6.03 percent and 7.76 percent from a year earlier, respectively.
As Premier Jiang Yi-hua stated his acceptance of the Kaohsiung District Court's decision, outrage is rising in other quarters over the inadequate punitive measures imposed on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.
Shares in Taiwan closed slightly lower Tuesday as the market fell into consolidation mode following the surge a session earlier, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.401 as China's stronger-than-expected economic growth in the third quarter bolstered confidence in the regional economy, dealers said.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou called another national security meeting yesterday afternoon, inviting the heads of national security, investigation, police and intelligence to deliberate the food safety issue and follow up on the latest progress in the food safety office, which is expected to be registered as an official government organization this Wednesday., 1 Comment
Taiwan Kaohsiung District Court yesterday issued sentences to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE, 日月光) management staff for intentionally leaking industrial waste into the Hou-chin River. The light nature of the sentences provoked protest from both environmental groups and government officials.
To deal with the recent oil scandal, the Council of Agriculture (COA) yesterday established an interim agency to reinforce efforts to track the distribution of 43,000 tons of animal feed oil exported from a Vietnam-based trading company.
Hsuan Chuang University College of Social Sciences Dean Shih Chao-hui (釋昭慧) said that public attacks on the Tzu Chi (慈濟) organization following the boycott of Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) aim to destroy Tzu Chi and blaspheme against Buddhism., 1 Comment
Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7 percent in September year-on-year to a record US$43.3 billion, the government said Monday.