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Shining expects 10-fold growth in 5 years


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Shining Building Business Co., Ltd. (5531) held an investors conference Friday. Chairman Lai Chang-yi stated that Shining’s mainland China investments will bear fruit this...full story
updated 2014-04-18 06:05 PM
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Shining expects 10-fold growth in 5 years

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Shining Building Business Co., Ltd. (5531) held an investors conference Friday. Chairman Lai Chang-yi stated that Shining’s mainland China investments will bear fruit this....Fullstory

2014-04-18 06:05 PM

Asia stocks rise in abbreviated trading

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stocks were mostly higher in trading muted by Good Friday observance. Markets in Europe, the U.S. and many countries in Asia were....Fullstory

2014-04-18 05:22 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.009 to close at the day's....Fullstory

2014-04-18 05:17 PM

Local bourse gains capped after index hits 9,000 points

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan failed to remain above the 9,000-point mark at the close of trade as....Fullstory

2014-04-18 04:08 PM

HTC confirms hiring former Samsung marketing officer

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC Corp. confirmed a report Friday that it has hired a marketing executive....Fullstory

2014-04-18 03:31 PM

'Big problem' for Taiwan without China trade pact: IMD experts

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Despite continued controversy over the trade-in-services agreement with China, Taiwan could encounter big trouble without....Fullstory

2014-04-18 02:03 PM

HTC and Asus hot at Spring Computer Expo

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Taipei Spring Computer Exhibition opened in Taipei on Thursday. This year’s expo features PCs, mobile, and wearable devices from companies such as HTC....Fullstory

2014-04-18 01:50 PM

TWSE expects five foreign listings in H1

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) said Friday that it expects five foreign-registered companies to launch....Fullstory

2014-04-18 12:53 PM

US: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets record
By LARRY NEUMEISTER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in....Fullstory

2014-04-18 11:42 AM

ZTE Provides Technical Support as Air China Launches its First Ground-Air Broadband Test

Associated Press

SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 17, 2014--ZTE Corporation ("ZTE") (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a global provider of telecommunications equipment, network....Fullstory

2014-04-18 11:01 AM

KGI first in offering international securities services

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

In order to strengthen international financial activities and establish Taiwan as a regional financial center, amendment of the Offshore Banking Act was passed on its....Fullstory

2014-04-18 05:59 PM

Two High-end Digital Duplicator Series from RISO

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2014--RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION (TOKYO:6413)(President & C.E.O.: Akira Hayama) will conduct a worldwide successive launch of two high-end, high-speed digital duplicator series from....Fullstory

2014-04-18 05:22 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.009 to close at the day's....Fullstory

2014-04-18 04:16 PM

Brewers seeks to rekindle Belgium's love of beer
By RAF CASERT
Associated Press

DWORP, Belgium (AP) -- The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza....Fullstory

2014-04-18 04:01 PM

Property stocks down amid fears over home price curbing measures

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CAN) Local property stocks underperformed against the broader market Friday to close down amid fears that Taipei....Fullstory

2014-04-18 03:17 PM

Taiwan shares close up 0.25%

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 22.50 points, or 0.25 percent, at 8,966.66 Friday on turnover of NT$70.26....Fullstory

2014-04-18 01:52 PM

Mainland risk for Taiwanese banks transferred

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Mainland risk exposure for Taiwanese banks has reached an all-time high. However, industry insiders remark that most mainland exposure originates from significant growth in....Fullstory

2014-04-18 01:48 PM

Political confrontation harms Taiwan's competitiveness: IMD

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Fighting between political factions could harm Taiwan's long-term competitiveness, the head of Switzerland-based International Institute....Fullstory

2014-04-18 12:12 PM

Shares of TSMC higher on better-than-expected Q2 forecast

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, moved higher....Fullstory

2014-04-18 11:40 AM

China: One-fifth of country's farmland polluted

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China's government says in a report that nearly one-fifth of the country's farmland is polluted, mostly from yearslong accumulations of toxins from....Fullstory

2014-04-18 11:01 AM

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