HTC begins new chapter following deal with Google

Taipei, Jan. 31 (CNA) 2018 could be a decisive year in the ambition of Taiwanese smartphone and virtual reality (VR) device maker HTC Corp. to be the top business in the global VR, augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) sector, now that ... ( read original story ...)

Shareholders of Apple supplier Foxconn OK subsidiary’s IPO

New Taipei City, Taiwan -- Shareholders of key Apple supplier ... Foxconn hopes to raise capital and boost its financials as it faces mounting challenges to grow its core business as global smartphone demand slows. On Wednesday, Foxconn Chairman Terry ... ( read original story ...)

Burton Mills: Germany and France Call for Eurozone Reform

TAIPEI, Taiwan, January 31, 2018 – Burton Mills economists report that French finance minister Bruno Le Maire says Germany and France aim to reach a mutual agreement on euro zone reform, including capital markets, the banking union and tax convergence by ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Stock Market May Extend Tuesday’s Losses

For the day, the index plummeted 145.03 points or 1.29 percent to finish at the daily low of 11,076.78 after peaking at 11,189.57 on turnover of 137.38 billion Taiwan dollars. Among the actives, Cathay Financial plummeted 1.45 percent, while Fubon ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan suspends Tasmanian fruit imports

Taiwan has suspended fruit imports from Tasmania after adult fruit flies and their larvae were found in the Apple Isle's north. Adult flies, considered a list-A pest, have been found on Flinders Island this month while larvae was discovered at Spreyton ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Demands Compensation for US Solar Safeguard Tariffs

Taiwan has joined South Korea in demanding compensation for steep US tariffs on solar panels, opening a 30-day window for negotiations, a World Trade Organization filing showed on Tuesday. Last week US President Donald Trump signed into law a 30% tariff on ... ( read original story ...)