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China expresses concerns over Taiwan's trade policies

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - China recently expressed concerns over Taiwan's restrictions on China's investment on the island and hopes that Taiwan will grant China the right to import items that it promised the World Trade Organization (WTO) it would open up, said the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Housing market dips on planned tax reform

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - It took longer to close property deals in Taiwan's major municipalities over the past three months because of a planned reform on how gains on the sale of some types of property are taxed, according to a real-estate brokerage.

Taiwan's Delta Electronics Inc. gets named to sustainability index series

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Delta Electronics Inc., one of Taiwan's leading power management system providers, has been named a constituent of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) series in 2014.

MediaTek's Android smartphone sees hot sales in India

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The MediaTek-based Android One smartphone rose to the top of the “Bestsellers in Electronics” list on Amazon India's online shopping website just days after it was launched, according to Chinese-language paper Commercial Times.

Japanese companies not budging on prices despite weak yen

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Despite a long weakened yen, most Japanese companies are not planning a price reduction, but some said they will roll out promotional sales before the end of the year.

India's jet-set tycoons suffer huge fall from grace

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - They were famed for their jet-set lifestyles and the names of their companies were emblazoned on airplanes, Formula One cars and the shirtfronts of cricket teams.

US big grain crops attract farmers' ire

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - U.S. corn and soybean crops could break records this year, but for farmers the bounty has a dark side: falling prices and a logistics nightmare getting crops to market.

Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.

Taiwan aiming high to boost 4G industry output by 2016

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwan's fourth-generation (4G) wireless industry is estimated to be worth up to NT$1.5 trillion (US$50 billion) in two years, driven by a wider availability of 4G applications, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Cash-strapped Europe looks to investment bank

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - With the eurozone's moribund economy once more sparking global fears, the region's cash-strapped leaders are now hoping the EU's investment bank can pull the bloc out of the doldrums.

Nissan defections reignite burning questions about incoming executiveBy Anne Beade

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A string of defections by top Nissan executives is reigniting longstanding questions about who will succeed chief executive Carlos Ghosn, the man widely credited with reinventing Japan's number-two automaker.

Post-boom Latin America in for milder bust

(Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0800)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Downgrades, defaults, recessions, crises: it looks like the end of the party for Latin America's economies after a so-called “golden decade.”

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