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Shares of TPK down on concerns over price competition


Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Shares of major touch panel maker TPK Holding Co. came under heavy pressure Tuesday morning as...full story
updated 2014-09-02 11:53 AM
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Shares of TPK down on concerns over price competition

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Shares of major touch panel maker TPK Holding Co. came under heavy pressure Tuesday morning as....Fullstory

2014-09-02 11:53 AM

U.S. dollar down in early Taipei trading

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$29.886 at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange,....Fullstory

2014-09-02 10:14 AM

Taiwan shares open lower

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened 9.41 points lower at 9,503.65 Tuesday, on turnover of....Fullstory

2014-09-02 09:11 AM

Sunday, September 7
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Sunday, September 7, the 250th day of 2014. There are 115 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1599 - Britain's....Fullstory

2014-09-02 09:01 AM

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight
By CANDICE CHOI
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests....Fullstory

2014-09-02 06:22 AM

Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over....Fullstory

2014-09-02 03:01 AM

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades
By DAVID McHUGH and LORI HINNANT
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves....Fullstory

2014-09-02 03:01 AM

August car sales in Taiwan up 9 percent year-on-year

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Taiwan saw nearly 9 percent more car sales in August from a year earlier, according to....Fullstory

2014-09-02 10:26 AM

Survey: Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted'

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- An American business group warned Tuesday that foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws....Fullstory

2014-09-02 10:01 AM

Tuesday, September 9
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Tuesday, September 9, the 252nd day of 2014. There are 113 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1509 - Turks....Fullstory

2014-09-02 09:01 AM

Saturday, September 6
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Saturday, September 6, the 249th day of 2014. There are 116 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1565 - Spanish....Fullstory

2014-09-02 09:01 AM

'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office 'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office
By SANDY COHEN
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes. According to studio estimates Monday, the Marvel space adventure....Fullstory

2014-09-02 03:01 AM

Italy's foreign minister praises Moldova Italy's foreign minister praises Moldova

Associated Press

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Italy's foreign minister has praised Moldova for forging closer ties with the West. Moldova's pro-European government signed a trade agreement with the....Fullstory

2014-09-02 03:01 AM

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