Uber suspends operation in Taiwan after fine hike

Taipei (AFP) - Uber announced on Thursday it is halting operations in Taiwan, saying it is at an "impasse" with authorities which deem the ride-hailing app as illegal. The US firm has racked up fines since it entered the Taiwan market in 2013 for running a ... ( read original story ...)

Is Taiwan Semiconductor a Great Stock for Value Investors?

One way to find these companies is by looking at several key metrics and financial ratios, many of which are crucial in the value stock selection process. Let’s put Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited TSM stock into this equation and find ... ( read original story ...)

Convenience stores become one-stop shop in Taiwan

Lee, 20, sends a box of books from a convenience store near her university on Taiwan's east coast to the closest outlet near her home in Taipei. "Post offices aren't everywhere and they're not always open," she told AFP. They have even linked up with ... ( read original story ...)

The biggest tech IPO of 2016 is having a terrible start to 2017

Line (LN) pulled off the biggest tech IPO of last year, raising $1.3 billion from selling ... Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and Taiwan. It did report profits of 7.56 billion yen ($66.5 million) for 2016, compared with a net loss of 7.58 billion yen the ... ( read original story ...)

Three foreigners jailed in Taiwan over ATM heist

Latvian Andrejs Peregudovs, together with Mihail Colibaba from Romania and Niklae Penkov from Moldova, were convicted of causing damage to the public by breaching computer security, said the Taipei district court. They were also each fined Tw$600,000 ($19 ... ( read original story ...)

Chunghwa posts 4Q profit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) _ Chunghwa Telecom Co. (CHT) on Wednesday 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 ... ( read original story ...)