Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Leaders from eight of the world's wealthiest countries spent the final hours of their summit on Tuesday focusing on how to make sure that multinational companies can no longer rely on shelters and loopholes to avoid paying taxes.
Sony recently held a grand opening for a new retail store in Taipei's Ximending shopping district, inviting local celebrities Nick Chou (周湯豪) and Hannah Quinlivan (昆凌) to help promote the event.
HTC Corp.'s Butterfly smartphone has become the bestseller in Taiwan for the first quarter of this year as larger-screen models gained traction among local consumers, said tech-tracking firm International Data Corp. (IDC) yesterday.
A newly launched “higher-end” touring program tailored for Chinese tourists has begun attracting tourists a month after its launch, the Tourism Bureau said yesterday.
Taiwan-based Compal Communications Inc., which produces Lumia phones for Nokia Oyj, is likely to post strong business growth in the second half of 2013 thanks to multiple smartphone projects, according to Goldman Sachs.
Boeing launched a bigger version of its next-generation Dreamliner plane at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday with over 100 orders and a clear message — after a run of technical blows, the U.S. firm is back on track.
Stocks edged higher on Tuesday ahead of a two-day policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve that could have a huge influence on how investors see the future path of the country's monetary policy.
The U.S. dollar edged up in Asia on Tuesday as investors await the outcome of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for an idea of when it will begin to reel in its massive stimulus drive.
The price of U.S. benchmark oil fell slightly Tuesday, a day after briefly touching a nine-month high, as traders awaited the start of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The EU and United States are set to launch negotiations on Monday to create the world's biggest free-trade pact despite a hard line by France to protect its film and culture sectors from Hollywood.