Chunghwa Telecom Climbs 1.50% Thursday’s Premarket

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE:CHT) reported fourth-quarter profit of $242.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Taipei, Taiwan-based company said it had profit of 31 cents. The telecommunications company posted revenue of $1.83 billion in the period. ( read original story ...)

Apple Pay m-payment service to go live in Taiwan

Apple will soon launch its Apple Pay mobile payment service in Taiwan. On its website in Taiwan, Apple says Taiwan customer will be able to use mobile devices, including iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and MacBook, equipped with Touch ID sensors to make payments ... ( read original story ...)

Housing transactions down 16% in 2016

Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) Transactions of residential and commercial housing in Taiwan for 2016 fell more than 16 percent from a year earlier in the face of a cautious property market, statistics released by the Ministry of the Interior showed on Thursday. ( read original story ...)

Uber suspends its service in Taiwan as fines mount

Uber is suspending its service in Taiwan after being hit with millions of dollars in fines by the government. The company said it hoped the withdrawal of the ride-hailing app would persuade Taiwan's leadership to think again. "We have not made this ... ( read original story ...)

BRIEF-Taiwan's Hua Nan Financial sees growth in 2017 net profit

Hua Nan Financial Holdings, a major state-run firm with units in banking, brokerage and insurance, says: * Sees net profit this year rising to at least T$16 billion ($512.8 million) versus T$14 billion in 2016 amid Taiwan's mild economic growth * New ... ( read original story ...)