Taiwan stocks rise as tech, financials lend support

TAIPEI, March 6 Taiwan stocks rose on Monday, supported by technology and financial shares, as markets viewed a U.S. interest rate hike this month as a near certainty. The main TAIEX index rose 0.1 percent to 9,659.90 points as of 0123 GMT, after closing ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese official urges more contacts with Taiwan politicians

A top Chinese official called for more contacts between politicians in mainland China and Taiwan despite Beijing's ongoing refusal to engage with the self-governing island's president. The head of China's legislative advisory body, Yu Zhengsheng, said ... ( read original story ...)

High-tech giants to launch major recruitment drives

Taipei, March 4 (CNA) Several major high-tech firms in Taiwan are set to launch hiring campaigns to each recruit thousands of new employees this year for an upgrade in production technology and capacity expansion. Among these companies are Taiwan ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks rise in line with overseas markets

The financial subindex gained 1.2 percent, while the electronics subindex rose 0.6 percent. Among actively traded shares, Pegatron and Largan Precision , suppliers to Apple Inc , saw gains of more than 1 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed by T$0.025 against ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s Foxconn ‘bidding’ for Toshiba chip biz

It can keep its core technology in Japan but it is about expanding capacity ... He also said it was important the U.S. did not engage in a trade war with China. Taiwan’s tech-dominated manufacturers have been unnerved by U.S. President Donald Trump ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks edge down on profit-taking

The electronics subindex fell 0.4 percent, while the financial subindex was largely flat. Among actively traded shares, the world's largest contract electronics maker Hon Hai Precision Industry Co dropped 0.2 percent. The Taiwan dollar softened T$0.123 ... ( read original story ...)

Chunghwa Telecom recruiting set to grow

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (2412-TW) will be taking part in campus recruitment fairs for the first time in the company's history in order to recruit young talents for the development of its emerging businesses. The first event the company ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan sits out forex intervention to duck Trump blast

"The effects of Trump's pronouncements that some central banks are manipulating their currencies have been quite toxic," said a vice-president at Mega Financial Holding’s banking arm, which is Taiwan's biggest state-run bank operating in overseas markets. ( read original story ...)

Sky is falling for prime property prices

The value of a luxury apartment in Dazhi has dropped by half its original price amid the slipping property value of other buildings and apartments in greater Taipei. According to a Taiwan Realty statement released Wednesday, a top-of-the-market Dazhi ... ( read original story ...)