Thursday, December 12, 2013
Wayi International Digital Entertainment (華義國際), a listed company that specializes in online gaming, announced yesterday that its online store would start taking bitcoins as a form of payment next year.
Propelled by Google's announcement of its intent to double its investments in Taiwan to US$600 million, shares of computing server module makers mounted spirited rallies during yesterday's trading.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Wednesday amid renewed concerns over the global economy as investors feared that a budget cut in the U.S. will have an impact on the already fragile economic recovery, dealers said.
Google Inc. said Wednesday it will double its original planned investment of US$300 million in a data center in central Taiwan to US$600 million.
Eyeing the demand for cash by individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) during the Lunar New Year, DBS Taiwan has recently commenced its annual “Red Envelope Loan” (紅包貸) service.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at the day's high of NT$29.640 as the local central bank's continued intervention helped the greenback recoup its earlier losses, dealers said.
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., 3 Comments
The founder of religious group “Ri Yue Ming Gong” (日月明功) Chen Chiau-ming (陳巧明) has been listed as a defendant after being accused of starving a 17-year-old high school student, surnamed Chan, to death in June, the Changhua District Prosecutors Office said yesterday.
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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.