Friday, December 6, 2013
Largan Precision Co. (大立光電) on Thursday posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.182 billion, up 6 percent year-on-year and representing the company's biggest monthly return so far this year.
Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) for November rose 0.67 percent from a year earlier, largely on the back of more expensive vegetable prices, the government said Thursday.
Benchmark TAIEX on Thursday ended down 0.50 percent at 8,375.54 while the U.S. dollar shed NT$0.002 against the Taiwan dollar (TWD) to close at NT$29.690, according to the Central News Agency.
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has floated a tanker-shaped vessel tagged as the world's largest “floating facility” with a length greater than the height of the Empire State Building.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Hosted by the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy, the 2013 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards were held at the “2013 Corporate Sustainability Summit,” with Vice President Wu Den-Yih on hand to present awards to the recipients.
An aromatic variety of vegetable soybeans developed in Taiwan is preparing to hit the market in Japan, where a local agriculture expert says the crop could take root among consumers.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) yesterday urged the investing public to be better prepared before participating in the trading of stock warrants.
Government officials said yesterday that the real estate market in Taipei City satisfies the conditions to be designated as a housing bubble.
In order to tap the burgeoning ASEAN market, the Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank (SCSB,上海商業儲蓄銀行) recently established a foothold in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.
After a principal official admitted that housing prices in Taipei are overvalued, Taiwan's eight state-invested banks on Wednesday said they could absorb the blow if property prices were to plunge by up to 20-30 percent.