Thursday, October 16, 2014
Vietnam-based budget airline VietJet said Wednesday it will start operating a route between Ho Chi Minh City (胡志明市) and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Dec. 12 to tap growing demand for air travel between Vietnam's largest city and northern Taiwan.
Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek Inc. (聯發科) is working on smart surveillance solutions that will integrate its wearable and Internet of Thing (IoT, 物聯網) technology with computer maker Acer (宏碁) Inc.'s cloud platform.
Ahead of TSMC's (台灣積體電路) earnings report taking place today, institutional investors yesterday announced upbeat outlooks affirming the stellar prospects of the world's largest contract chip-maker's 10-nanometer fabrication technology.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Wednesday as investors cut their holdings in the spot market to profit in futures, with large-cap stocks almost across the board in focus, dealers said.
Siemens Taiwan and the National Taipei University of Business (NTUB,國立台北商業大學) on Wednesday signed an agreement for industry-education cooperation, elevating the international competitiveness of NTUB students and staff.
Foreign institutional investors brought more funds into Taiwan than they remitted out during the past two days, reversing a recent trend, Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC,金融監督管理委員會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said Wednesday.
China Airlines (CAL,中華航空), Taiwan's largest airline, flew its first Boeing 777-300ER to Hong Kong and then Bangkok but it plans to expand the aircraft's route network as more are delivered, the Economic Daily News reported Wednesday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.010 to close at NT$30.420 as traders here took cues from a strong South Korean won to raise their holdings in the local currency, dealers said.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Escalating food safety concerns due to a new cooking oil scandal that surfaced last week may cost Taiwan's food sector NT$12.4 billion (US$408 million) in sales by the end of the year, a ranking economic official said Tuesday.
Ahead of his appearance at the Taiwan Trade Fair (台灣名品展) in Hangzhou, Francis Liang (梁國新), the newly appointed chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會), yesterday announced that the organization will persist in its mission to promote trade amid the latest flare-up in the nation's food safety crisis.