Asus enlists Korean star Gong Yoo as new smartphone endorser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei-based Asustek Computer Inc (華碩) chairman Jonney Shih (施崇棠) confirmed Wednesday that his company has invited Korean star Gong Yoo (孔劉) as its new smartphone endorser. ...

Cities, counties in Taiwan clean up rivers, beaches on Earth Day

Taipei, April 22, Braving damp and cold weather conditions, people in cities and counties around Taiwan held clean-up activities on Earth Day on Saturday. In Taipei, 1,000 people helped clean up a ...

Taiwan business news briefs – March 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Below are business news briefs from Taiwan for March 9. Telecom company T Star (台灣之星) announced today that it is approaching 1 million 4G subscribers with 30 consecutive mon...

Apple tops Taiwan's smartphone sales for 4th straight month

Taipei, Taiwan -- Apple Inc. ranked as the best smartphone vendor in Taiwan in terms of both sales volume and value last December, holding that spot for the fourth consecutive month, following the lau...

Samsung tops Taiwan smartphone market in August

Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea dominated Taiwan's smartphone market in August, taking the biggest share both in terms of sales volume and value, sources in the sector said Friday. The South...

Gaming contest in India boosts Taiwan product visibility

The finals of the third Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup have kicked off in Mumbai, India, as part of Taiwan's efforts to boost the visibility of Made-in-Taiwan high-tech products in the Indian market. ...

Asustek remains top tablet computer supplier in Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 8 (CNA) Taiwan-based PC brand Asustek Computer Inc. said Thursday that it retained for July its title as the largest tablet computer vendor in Taiwan. Citing market statistics,...

Taiwan shares rebound, end above 9,000 points

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound on Tuesday led by the financial sector to close above the 9,000-point level, dealers said. Large-cap stocks in the bellwether...

Taiwan shares move in consolidation

Taipei, Aug. 18 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Thursday after moving in consolidation mode, as many investors turned wary of whether foreign institutional investors would continue to mov...

Taiwan firms face threats for alleged patent infringement in U.S.

Taiwanese exporters are facing rising threats from patent infringement accusations in the United States, which could have an adverse impact on Taiwan's exports to the U.S. market, according to a war...

Samsung Galaxy J7 bestselling smartphone in Taiwan: sources

Taipei, June 23 (CNA) The Galaxy J7 smartphone, made by Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea, topped Taiwan's list of bestsellers in that category in May, industry sources said Thursday. Th...

Taiwan shares end up on technical rebound

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved higher Friday on a technical rebound from a slump seen a session earlier as investors took cues from the gains on Wall Street overnight to pick up bargai...

Taiwan shares end above 8,700 points

Taipei, June 8 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed above the 8,700 point mark Wednesday as large-cap high-tech stocks led the broader market, extending the gains from the previous session, dealers said. ...

Taiwan's cellphone shipments could fall almost 10% sequentially in Q2

Taipei, May 21 (CNA) Cellphone shipments from Taiwan for the second quarter of this year will likely fall almost 10 percent from a quarter earlier due to slowing global demand for select flagship mode...

Taiwan shares end up on late buying

Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Wednesday as buying emerged late in the session to offset the impact of a plunge on Wall Street overnight, dealers said. Buying fo...