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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Taiwan has sent a delegation to attend the birthday celebration of Swaziland's King Mswati III later this week and will also visit Burkina Faso, another of Taiwan's African allies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
A Chinese tourist who fell ill with symptoms similar to those of H7N9 avian flu has tested negative for the virus, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
HTC Corp. on Wednesday denied a report that the Taiwanese smartphone maker is considering buying rival Nokia Oyj's factory in Chennai to give it better and faster access to the Indian market.
If the public ultimately decides to scrap the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, the service period of the three existing nuclear plants will have to be extended to counter a possible power shortage, a Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) official said yesterday.
Taiwan -- Nuke 1-3 need extension if Nuke 4 scrapped: Duh
New private investments in Taiwan over the first three months of this year slightly lagged behind a target set by the government, a reflection of a slowdown in retail, wholesale and logistics investments, statistics compiled by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) showed.
Sales generated by the world's flat panel sector in March rose 18 percent from a month earlier, according to a survey released on Wednesday by market advisory firm DisplaySearch.
Taiwan -- HTC's mid-ranges martphones to hit local stores in May
Aiming at the mid-range smartphone market in Taiwan, HTC Corp. (宏達電) on Wednesday announced launch dates for two new flagship Desire phones — the 4G-compatible HTC Desire 816 and 610.
Thanks to developed nations' economic recoveries, the local manufacturing sector is expected to grow 3.1 percent this year, up 0.89 percentage points from last year, the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) said yesterday.
Preferring Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科技) to Nanya Technology Corp. (南亞科技), two foreign brokerages on Wednesday respectively raised target prices for Inotera to NT$36 and NT$41.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.023 to close at the day's high of NT$30.326 after moving in a narrow range ahead of the release of manufacturing activity data in the United States, dealers said.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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