The Executive Yuan said Friday Taiwan's exports to countries covered under the government's "New Southbound Policy" totaled US$5.37 billion in December, up 20 percent from the same month last year.
Three foreign brokerages have raised their target prices for the stock of Taiwan-based smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co. (大立光) after the company posted a record net profit and gross margin in the fourth quarter of last year.
Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海) and its Japanese subsidiary Sharp Corp. are considering building a liquid crystal display plant in India to meet rising demand for TVs in the country, the Nikkei Asian Review reported Saturday.
In February, Taiwan will begin implementing a ban on euthanizing stray animals, meaning abandoned pets or animals born as strays will no longer be put to death if they are not adopted from government-run shelters.
The captain and chief engineer of a Taiwanese fishing ship returned to Taiwan on Saturday after being detained in Indonesia for three months for allegedly fishing illegally in the country's waters.
A total of 15,917 chickens at a chicken farm in Yunlin County have been culled Saturday after they were confirmed as being infected with avian influenza., 1 Comment
Hypermarket chains in Taiwan will extend their business hours in the days leading up to the Lunar New Year to drive up sales during one of Taiwan's peak shopping seasons.
Former Foreign Minister James Huang (黃志芳) has been named chairman of Taiwan's main trade promotion body, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the Executive Yuan said Saturday.
Several pro-Taiwan members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday jointly introduced legislation that encourages visits between the United States and Taiwan at all levels.
The presidents of Taiwan and El Salvador reaffirmed their commitment to advancing relations between the two countries on Friday, expressing hope for further bilateral exchanges in such areas as trade.