Saturday, March 1, 2014
Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時) during a radio interview yesterday said that the Taoyuan Aerotropolis Project is the most important project of the next 40 or 50 years, noting that if the project fails, “Taiwan might as well say goodbye.”, 3 Comments
Reports indicate that the Chinese yuan is rapidly losing its speculative appeal and has tumbled to become one of the least attractive currencies among developing markets for investments following heavy-handed regulatory intervention.
The worldwide 3D printer market is expected to grow to 100,000 units in 2014 on simmering consumer demand, the government-sponsored Taiwan Industrial Economics and Knowledge Research Center (IEK) said recently.
An improving job market outlook for Taiwan will support consumer confidence and the country's economic growth momentum in 2014, according to an analysis by British banking group Standard Chartered Bank.
South Korea's industrial output expanded for the fourth straight month in January, despite reduced working days caused by the Lunar New Year holiday, government data showed Friday.
China's yuan currency fell nearly one percent against the U.S. dollar in intraday trade Friday, its biggest drop in years, before recovering some ground but still closing at an eight-month low.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Japan's recovery is holding steady ahead of a looming sales tax hike, economic indicators showed Friday, though weakness in wages and spending suggest it remains vulnerable to a reversal.
The economic monitoring indicator flashed the “yellow-blue” signal in January, representing a transitional economy, according to a report released by the National Development Council (NDC) yesterday.
In a series of vast hangars, dozens of Chinese technicians swarm over fuselages of Airbus A320 planes, foot soldiers in the battle to dominate what will become the world's largest aircraft market.
Indian opposition candidate for prime minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday the country's millions of family-owned traders must learn to work with large modern stores and online retailers, in comments that could signal a shift in thinking.