Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) yesterday called India an emerging market for Taiwan investors due to an increasingly business-friendly climate under India Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.030 to close at NT$30.810 after moving in a quiet session on moderate turnover amid concerns over the debt problems in Greece, dealers said.
Taiwanese PC maker Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings per share (EPS) fell to the lowest level in the past 15 quarters, as foreign exchange losses and higher taxes cut into profits.
Acer Inc. (宏碁), the world's fourth-largest PC maker, reported its lowest monthly revenue in nearly nine years Tuesday as consumers awaited the launch of Microsoft Corp.'s new Windows 10 operating system later this year.
The Chinese language has become a powerful tool for helping people land jobs worldwide, and Taiwan and China have been competing for dominance in the global Chinese language education market.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Taiwan's Inventec Corp. (英業達), one of the world's largest contract laptop makers, said Monday that its first-quarter net profit fell 34 percent compared with a year earlier, missing expectations as PC demand weakened and exchange losses rose.
Local bookstore chain Eslite Corp. (誠品) yesterday said that the company is looking to purchase the Taipei New Horizon building (台北文創) in which it is currently subletting as a third party.
Local financial institutions will make substantially larger overseas acquisitions in terms of dollar amount in the latter half of the year, Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said yesterday.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達光電), one of the world's leading providers of optoelectronic solutions, yesterday announced a top level personnel change as K.Y. Lee (李焜耀) resigned as chairman and the company's board of directors appointed S.L. Peng (彭双浪) to serve as chairman and president effective immediately.