Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A committee meeting held by the Ministry of Labor (勞動部) to discuss a minimum wage hike ended Monday without a decision, due to a boycott by the business sector.
The Taiwan Top Salary 100 Index (台灣高薪100指數) on Monday slid 5.97 points to 5,159.55 on the back of its arrival on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Shares in Taiwan edged slightly higher in lackluster trading Monday, with the bellwether electronics sector nudging higher and financial stocks ending lower.
HTC Corp. (宏達電) topped its home market in July in terms of sales units, revenues and single models, an encouraging sign in a quarter that the smartphone maker forecast would be a weak one.
A Vietnamese auto company's plan to assemble and sell the world's cheapest car in Vietnam has been met with skepticism as the market seems lukewarm to cheap cars.
LG Electronics Inc. announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology.
The number of older workers in Singapore taking home less than SG$1,000 (US$800) a month in Singapore has doubled to nearly 35,000 over the past decade, according to figures from the Ministry of Manpower.
Fast-food chain Burger King plans to buy Canadian chain Tim Hortons in an acquisition that will make it the world's third largest in the fast-food sector, the companies said Sunday.
How quickly can a nation wean itself from fossil fuels and move toward reliance on renewable energy? In the case of Nicaragua, very, very fast.
A majority of economists believe the U.S. Federal Reserve is doing the right things to help repair the U.S. economy, according to a survey released Monday by the National Association of Business Economists (NABE).