Friday, March 7, 2014
The General Chamber of Commerce, R.O.C. (ROCCOC, 全國商業總會) is poised to stage an election for the organization's chairmanship and board of directors and resolve disputes that arose last year due to irregularities at the ballot.
Taipei's property rental prices are rapidly rising, ranking among the top 10 most expensive in Asia for a three-bedroom apartment, while moving from 47 to 42 in global rankings, according to a study released by ECA International yesterday, an international corporate human resources consulting company.
Most securities firms expressed optimism about profit potential after the government granted approval to 12 securities firms to conduct offshore securities business.
Taiwan's state-owned oil company CPC Corp. said that it has signed a new contract with its Malaysian counterpart to continue to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Southeast Asian country.
The legislation on the establishment of Free Economic Pilot Zones (FEPZ) around Taiwan faces possible delays as lawmakers decided Thursday not to act on it until the end of March at the earliest., 1 Comment
HTC Corp. unveiled Thursday its first smartphone using a chipset from Taiwan's MediaTek Inc., the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, underlining its ambition to take on other low-cost Android phone makers.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of mobile phones, held a Taiwan developer conference Thursday as part of efforts to create more mobile apps for wearable devices and healthcare services.
Whether or not interest rates will rise depends on financial burdens on home owners as well as the overall economic situation, Central Bank Governor Fai-Nan Perng (彭淮南) said yesterday.
In an earnings conference, Shin Kong Financial Holding Co. (新光金控) yesterday announced that the company's net asset value has returned to above the NT$100 billion benchmark, while providing a progress update on efforts to expand toward the China and Southeast Asian markets.
Hawaiian Airlines is suspending its non-stop service to Taiwan in April and reassigning that route's 294-seat Airbus 330-200 aircraft to its non-stop service to Seoul, saying the increase in demand it anticipated after a change to U.S. visa rules hasn't materialized.