Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Tuesday that any investments in the local integrated circuit design business by mainland Chinese firms remain prohibited.
The National Financial Stabilization Fund posted an unrealized return of about 2 percent in the first month after it was authorized to enter Taiwan's equity markets on Aug. 25, according to the fund committee.
Revenues of the nation's public traded companies surged more than 18 percent in September on the back of high consumer demand and the electronics industry piling up inventory.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) has entered the Bangladesh market for the first time, launching a flagship smartphone and five mid-tier Desire models in a country where local brands hold the biggest market share.
The Ministry of Finance said yesterday that tax revenue in September was down 14.3 percent from the same month a year ago, but that collections since January remained at a record high.
The government is considering performing land value appraisals every year instead of every three years, which could potentially hike the land value tax (地價稅).
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) unveiled a convertible laptop and an all-in-one portable PC Monday to expand its offering of Windows 10 devices.
Wistron Corp. (緯創), a Taiwanese contract manufacturer of computer servers for Hewlett-Packard Co., Dell Inc. and Lenovo Group Ltd., denied claims by a Danish human rights organization on Monday that it used forced student labor at its mainland Chinese factory.
Hackathons, an increasingly popular way of finding new solutions to old problems in the tech industry, have made their maiden appearance in Taiwan's financial industry.
Monday, October 12, 2015
Taiwan's Textile International Forum and Exhibition (TIFE) 2015 recently showcased next-generation textile products, such as smart garment components.