Friday, August 28, 2015
Vietnam's fast-growing market has attracted a large number of Taiwanese companies that plan to invest in the country in the coming years.
Taiwan and Japan have nearly completed negotiations on a bilateral agreement to avoid double taxation, a Taiwanese official said Thursday. The date of its signing is still being discussed, the official said.
Taiwan on Thursday reported its first case of Brucellosis since 2011, saying that the patient, a 35-year-old caregiver from Indonesia, is believed to have contracted the bacterial disease abroad., 1 Comment
The Marshall Islands' new ambassador to Taiwan has arrived in the country to assume duties, a Taiwanese official responsible for East Asian and Pacific affairs in the foreign ministry said Thursday.
Isheau Wong of Taiwan gained the country's first-ever ticket to compete in an equestrian event at the Olympic Games when she beat Samantha McIntosh of New Zealand to finish at the top of the Olympic qualifier competition in Hagen, Germany.
The number of new housing projects in Taipei City is expected to fall in 2015 to the lowest in 19 years due to a series of government's measures to rein in home prices, a local property market magazine said Thursday.
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 7,800 point mark Thursday after Wall Street bounced back strongly overnight on hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve is in no hurry to raise interest rates, dealers said.
Taiwan's consumer confidence weakened for the fourth consecutive month in August amid concerns over an economic slowdown at home and abroad, a survey by National Central University showed Thursday.
Taiwan's Acer Inc. (宏碁) is aiming to triple the number of its cloud users in 2015 as the world's fifth-largest PC maker responds to a shrinking PC industry by making software and offering online cloud services.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at NT$32.770 after Taiwan's central bank jumped into the market to prop up the U.S. currency, helping the greenback recoup its earlier losses, dealers said.