Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Taiwan's research and development spending topped 3 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2012, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Tuesday, citing Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) statistics.
Steelworks company Yieh Phui Enterprise Co. (燁輝) yesterday gave a preview of its Formosa Bond with a 5-percent coupon rate which will be listed on exchanges in Taiwan and Singapore.
Yung Ching Realty Group, one of Taiwan's leading real estate agencies, said Tuesday it is looking to hire 3,000 new workers in the second half of the year to widen its talent pool.
HTC Corp. clarified a news report Tuesday that its Chief Marketing Officer Ben Ho and President of Engineering and Operations Fred Liu have decided to quit the Taiwanese smartphone maker, following the recent departure of another executive.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Acer Chromebooks topped the U.S. consumer market during the first quarter of the year with a 46.7 percent market share, the Taiwan-based company said Monday, citing data from the NPD Group, a market research organization.
Thanks to higher-than-expected private consumption, private investment and trade in goods and services, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) yesterday raised its forecast of the nation's GDP growth this year to 3.15 percent, up 0.1 percentage points from its previous forecast.
In the sixth cross-strait economic cooperation summit to be held next month, the government will try to cut the tie between Taiwan obtaining the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) qualification and the passage of the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement.
MediaTek (聯發科), one of the world's leading fabless semiconductor companies yesterday unveiled the MT6595 and the MT6795, the firm's latest true octa-cored system on chip (SoC) solutions tailored for the next generation of 4G network-capable flagship mobile devices at a product launching event in Shenzhen.
Reports indicate that Lu Fung-ming (呂芳銘), an executive overseeing one of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.'s (鴻海) numerous business groups is poised to take the chairmanship of Asia Pacific Telecom (APT, 亞太), following the resignation of outgoing chairwoman Chiu Chun-chi (邱純枝) taking effect last Sunday.
Mazda Motor Taiwan, the local branch of the Japanese carmaker, expressed optimism on the local market Tuesday and said it aims to increase its local market share over the next four years.