Thursday, March 26, 2015
Private sector sentiment toward both the domestic manufacturing and services sectors weakened in February because of uncertainty over the global economy, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台灣經濟研究院) said Wednesday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.018 to close at NT31.401 as the local central bank intervened, pushing the greenback into positive territory by the close, dealers said.
Apple Inc. led Taiwan's smartphone marketin sales volume and sales value and had the best-selling single model for the fifth consecutive month in February, according to statistics released Wednesday by industry sources.
Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Wednesday that it will increase its services to Bangkok from May 8 to meet growing demand.
The 2015 Taipei Digital Electric Appliance Fair (台北數位家電展) opens today in Taipei with robot vacuum cleaners, air conditioners that can be controlled with a smartphone and other smart appliances, according to the organizers.
Taiwan's Getac Technology Corp. (神基科技), the world's second-largest rugged computer maker, said Wednesday that the release of Windows 10 operating system later this year will fuel replacement in the rugged PC market.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Taipei - Shares of Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. the world's largest contract electronics maker, bucked losses on the broader market as investors hoped it would resume talks on acquiring a stake in Japan's Sharp Corp., dealers said Wednesday.
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) flew to Singapore yesterday to pay final respects to late Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (李光耀). Lee died on March 23 at the age of 91., 1 Comment
A modest rebound in gas costs and broad gains in other categories lifted consumer prices for the first time in four months, a sign inflation may be stabilizing.
Workers from South Korean company Hydis, which was combined with Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc. (元太科技) in 2008, protested in front of the Labor Ministry yesterday against E Ink's closing of their South Korean factory.