Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) Inc. yesterday apologized for dumping wastewater containing strong acids and heavy metals from its K7 facility in Kaohsiung City into the Hou-chin River.
Shares of Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE) took a beating early yesterday after one of its plants was shut down on environmental concerns, but strong sales numbers helped the stock rebound later in the session, dealers said.
On the eve of elections for the president of the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), the market expects Pegatron Corp. (和碩聯合) Chairman Tung Tsu-hsien (童子賢) to get the last laugh.
Four Taiwanese-invested companies have been included on this year's list of the 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam, which was recently unveiled by Vietnam Report Joint Stock Company and Vietnam Net.
ns on Tuesday said it had exceeded its forecasts for the 2013 financial year, with new international orders reaching NT$15 billion, constituting a 4-percent growth on the 2012 financial year.
Both industry leader Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電) and its smaller rival United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC,聯電) reported falling sales in November on Tuesday, with market analysts attributing the drop to a seasonal slow in the global semiconductor business.
Joseph Nye, a top global political scholar who coined the term “soft power,” was invited by NU SKIN to Taipei to give a keynote speech, in which he stressed the importance of applying soft power in the global information age.
Struggling automaker Holden said Tuesday it needed long-term government support to remain in Australia, following a report that its U.S. parent General Motors had decided to close the unit's two plants in the country.
American Airlines emerged as the world's largest airline Monday, combining with US Airways after a hard-fought battle to overcome U.S. competition concerns.
Valiant Holding AG has become the first Swiss bank to say it would work with U.S. officials in a crackdown on wealthy Americans evading taxes through hidden offshore accounts.