Friday, November 20, 2015
Ride-hailing service giant Uber yesterday won its case against the Directorate General of Highways (DGH, 公路總局) after the Taipei High Administrative Court overturned previous fines and the highway authority's order for the company to close down.
The Taiwan branch of Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it will expand the commercial reach of its range of Surface devices in 2016 following their successful entry into the local education sector.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designer, is expected to see its position in the world's IC industry fall in 2015 from a year earlier in terms of sales, in the wake of slowing global demand for smartphones, according to market information advisory IC Insights.
At the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Philippines, Taiwan's leaders pledged a US$700,000 donation, scholarships and capacity building projects to promote regional integration.
Taiwan's first ever show dedicated to commercial fishing, equipment and tech, Taiwan Fishery (the 2015 Taiwan Int'l Fisheries & Seafood Show), launches today to better serve every facet of the industry, according to the organizers.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) said that he has conveyed Taiwan's strong intent to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to its 12 members and that he is "very certain" that none of the members oppose Taiwan's participation.
Taiwan's stock market gave back a good chunk of its gains from a day earlier on Wednesday, falling about 1 percent on continued concerns over a potential interest rate hike in the United States in December.
Fitch Ratings Ltd., a major international rating agency, Wednesday revised downward its estimates for Taiwan's economic growth this year and next year in light of a slowdown in China's economy.
A Brazilian delegation of 22 buyers who have never done business with Taiwan are attending a workshop in Taipei on Wednesday to learn more about potential procurement opportunities in the country.
As more Taiwanese convenience stores have turned to accepting bitcoin transactions, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) said Wednesday that it will not step into the management of the virtual currency.