HTC suspends shares in wake of Alphabet takeover rumours

The Taiwanese smartphone and virtual reality headset manufacturer HTC will halt shares from Thursday, pending the “release of material information” following media reports of a purchase by Google’s parent, Alphabet. The once-powerful smartphone ... ( read original story ...)

HTC shares suspended over Google takeover speculation

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is halting trading in its shares amid mounting speculation it is set to be taken over by Google’s parent group Alphabet. The technology firm told the Taiwan Stock Exchange, which is now closed, that it was suspending ... ( read original story ...)

Purchase of GigaMedia Shares by CEO Cheng-Ming Huang

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (GIGM) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer Cheng-Ming Huang a.k.a. James Huang has purchased a total of 100,000 shares of GigaMedia stock by Pacific Star Universal Group Ltd. at ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwanese firms seek PH aquaculture business opportunities

TEN Taiwanese companies will visit the Philippines next week to explore business opportunities in the country’s aquaculture market, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) said. According to TAITRA, the visit of the Taiwanese firms here ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan conditionally lifts import ban on Japanese beef

TAIPEI – Taiwan has conditionally lifted a 16-year-old ban on beef imports from Japan, clearing a major roadblock in negotiations on an economic partnership agreement. The Executive Yuan, the executive branch of Taiwan’s government, said on its website ... ( read original story ...)

uberTAXI set to launch in Taipei next month

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) Uber Technologies Inc., a U.S-based ride-sharing company, announced on Tuesday it will share its App technology with two Taiwanese taxi service providers in a bid to re-enter the local market with a new business model. There will be ... ( read original story ...)