Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Monday, August 25, 2014
After dunking her ball in the water, Azahara Munoz later rebounded to shoot a 9-under 63 Saturday to vault into contention at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open.
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) said Sunday that local companies influenced by a U.S. anti-dumping ruling will be compensated for litigation expenses, after Washington decided Friday to impose dumping duties against some foreign steel pipe producers.
The association representing Taiwan's major manufacturing businesses has voiced objections to the newly appointed Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen's bid to raise the salary levels for the country's workers.
Winning a run of accolades and awards for its commitment to promote corporate governance and environmental protection, Far EasTone's (FET,遠傳電信) corporate social responsibility (CSR) reputation begins a new chapter.
Keeping a finger on the pulse the Nanjing Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG, 青年奧運), Chunghwa Telecom Co. (CHT, 中華電信) has launched a video on demand (VOD) service.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth US$1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.