Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:26:13 +0800 http://www.cens.com Industry In-Focus | Taiwan Industry Updates of CENS.com Taiwan Industry Updates of CENS.com http://www.cens.com www.CENS.com www.CENS.com Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Weekly Part-time Work Hours and Monthly Pay Down from 3 Years Ago in Taiwan Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47666.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 ARATS Chairman Chen Urges Taiwan to Agree Domestically Service Trade Agreement with China Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47656.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Tax Revenues Hit Record High of NT$1.85 Trillion in First 11 Months Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47660.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwanese Banks Ink Syndicated Loans MOU with Chinese Banks Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47661.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Fitness Gear Maker Johnson Health to Explore Markets in Europe & North America Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47652.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 New Applications and Improved Technology Brighten Prospects for Taiwan’s Hand Tool Industry--Manufacturers eye niche markets to sidestep cutthroat price competition By STEVE CHUANG Hand tool manufacturing, which has been one of Taiwan’s traditional industries with strong presence in the global market for decades, is now looking forward to brighter prospects than ever thanks mainl... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47635.html Steve Chuang / CENS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Exports up 10th Straight Month to US$26.68B. in November Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47638.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Mega Bank of Taiwan Plans to Set up Branch in Abu Dhabi, UAE Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47629.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s CPI Growth Drops to 0.86% in November Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47631.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 ITRI’s Mobile Electro-thermo Recharger Wins RedDot Design Award The Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) won the Best of the Best prize in the RedDot Design Award championship in September 2014 with its “Energy-Harvesting Thermal-Electric Generator... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47617.html Ken Liu / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Labor Market Expected to Add 44,000 Workers in Q1, 2015 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47621.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 ECCA Position Papers Urges Taiwan to Enhance Trade with EU Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47622.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan Ranks 27th in Talent Among 60 Nations for 2014: IMD Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47624.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan`s FSC to Help 8 FHCs to Explore Asian Market Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47625.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Business Turnover Hit Record Monthly High of NT$1.2418 Trillion in October Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47627.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 China`s UnionPay Credit-card Transactions Grow to NT$145B. in First 10 Months in Taiwan Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47614.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan to Encourage Hiring Seniors to Offset Post-2015 Declining Working Population Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47602.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Economic Monitor Flashes 9th Green in October Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47603.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Major Money Supply Indicators Drop in Oct. due to Tepid Bourse Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47604.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Teco’s Motor Business Revved up by American Shale Oil Production Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47605.html Steve Chuang / CENS Wed, 3 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Renault-Nissan Tops Global EV Sales to Deliver 200,000th in Early Nov. 2014 Renault-Nissan recently announced having sold its 200,000th electric vehicle (EV) to lead with 58% market share for zero-emission cars. Together, Renault and Nissan EVs have been driven approximately four billion zero-e... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47568.html Quincy Liang / CENS Tue, 2 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Financial Industry to Post Record High Profits of NT$500B. This Year Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47555.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan`s ETC Sets 3 World`s-Firsts to Draw Global Attention Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co. (FETC), operator of the ETC on highways throughout Taiwan, recently said that it led a delegation of transportation experts and scholars from Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Colomb... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47545.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwanese Banks in China Score Milestone Profits Exceeding US$100M. in First 10 Months Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47547.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taipei`s NTUT Develops World`s 1st Visibility-upgrading Technology Driving in smog, thick fog or dust storm is always high risk due to poor visibility, and a research team led by professor Huang Shih-jiah of National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) of Taiwan, known internationall... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47528.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Jobless Rate Drops to 3.95% in October Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47529.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 More Advanced Safety Features Drive Demand for Dashboard Screens: DisplaySearch With more safety features that require a higher level of driver monitoring, the demand for multifunction thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in automotive instrument clusters is accelerating. In ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47530.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Large-sized TFT-LCD Panel Shipments, Revenues Return to Growth in 2014: DisplaySearch Suppliers of thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel are stepping up large-sized (larger than 9-inch) panels business this year amid rising demand for key applications. According to the latest Display... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47531.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Foxconn`s Q3 After-tax Net Income up 69% QoQ Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47532.html Ken Liu / CENS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Acer Launches 15 New Products to Boost IT Month Sales To further invigorate its sales during the year-end peak season in Taiwan, Acer Inc., a major personal computer vendor, recently announced that it would kick off sales of 15 new products during Information Technology Mon... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47534.html Quincy Liang / CENS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Yen Sun Has High Hopes for Automotive Cooling Fan Sales Yen Sun Technology Corp., a Taiwan-listed company specializing in developing and making different types of cooling-fan products, became a tier-1 parts supplier to German luxury-car maker BMW in 2013. Liu Hsian-wen, presi... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47523.html Quincy Liang / CENS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Export Orders Hit New Monthly Record of US$44.9B. in October Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47525.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Hon Hai and Innolux to Invest US$6 Bn. to Build 6G LTPS Plant Terry Guo, chairman of Hon Hai Group, major EMS (electronics manufacturing services) provider in Taiwan, recently said that flat panel display (FPD) is a key part of overall high-tech industry and everyone should be opti... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47527.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Hon Hai, Innolux to Develop LTPS TFT-LCD Production Taiwan`s Hon Hai Group, a large electronics conglomerate, and its affiliated Innolux Display Corp., the largest maker of thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels on the island, recently announced plan... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47517.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Rechi to Start Construction of Compressor Factory in China by Year-end Rechi Precision Co., Ltd., Taiwan`s largest and world`s fourth-largest supplier of compressors for air conditioners by shipment, recently announced building a new factory for NT$3 billion (US$100 million) in Jiujiang, Ji... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47519.html Quincy Liang / CENS Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s OLED Lighting Strategy Targets International Business Partnerships--Island manufacturers form alliance to promote the lighting source of tomorrow By KEN LIU At a time when the organic light emitting diode (OLED) lighting industry is still in its infancy, Taiwan’s lighting manufacturers are working closely together to develop a complete supply chain for OLED lig... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47515.html Ken Liu / CENS Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Installed Base of Fleet Management Systems to Reach 7.1 M. in Europe by 2018: Berg Insight Driven by rapid advancement of information, communication and telecom technologies, vehicle fleet management is becoming an inevitable trend worldwide, especially in industrially advanced nations. According to a new r... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47508.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan Faces Grim Future of Fewer People and Poorer Elderly Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47509.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Hon Hai Chairman Publicizes Anxiety Towards Taiwan`s Future in Wake of Sino-Korean FTA Signing Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47510.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 BenQ to Challenge Shipments of 1 M. Projectors in 2014 BenQ Corp., a major Taiwanese maker of computer peripherals, recently announced that its global shipments of projectors in the first three quarters of 2014 jumped 24% from the same period of the previous year, or year-on... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47501.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 More Than 40 M. E-bikes to be Sold by 2023: Navigant Research Due to increasing urbanization that breed growing acceptance of electric bicycles for personal transport, worldwide sales of e-bicycles, including throttle-control and pedal-assist models, are expected to grow from 31.7 ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47502.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Kia Re-taps Taiwanese Market with Launche of 3 New Models Kia Taiwan, the local subsidiary of South Korean automaker Kia Motors Co., recently launched three new car models in Taiwan--the locally assembled compact sedan Morning, as well as the imported Soul light sport utility v... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47503.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Demand for Flexible Electronics to Create Opportunities for Taiwanese Companies Driven by continued launches of 3C (computer, communication, and consumer electronics) products, including curved TVs by Samsung and LG of South Korea, global demand for flexible electronics has been increasing. Such ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47504.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan`s Revision of Labor Law Reportedly to Impact NT$4.9 Trillion SME Loans Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47505.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan to Collect Estimated Taxes of NT$2 Trillion in 2014 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47506.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan`s Pay Rise to be 2nd Lowest in Asia in 2015: ECA Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47507.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan-listed Makers of Bicycles and Chains Report Record Jan.-Sept. Results Three major, Taiwan-listed bicycle-sector companies hit record earnings in the first three quarters, including Giant Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Merida Industry Co., Ltd., and KMC Chain Industrial Co. Merida says in ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47489.html Quincy Liang / CENS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Hotai Motor of Taiwan Hits Record Jan.-Sept. Earnings Hotai Motor Co., Ltd., agent of Toyota and Lexus and a major vendor in Taiwan, recently announced encouraging operation results for the first three quarters, including net accumulated earnings of NT$7.17 billion (US$238.... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47491.html Quincy Liang / CENS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Garment Maker Makalot’s First-10-Month Profits Exceed that of 2013 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47493.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Entry-Level, Mid-Range Smartphones Boost On-Cell TFT-LCD Touch-panel Market: NPD DisplaySearch More than 20 million on-cell thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) touch panels shipped globally in H1, 2014, after only 4.7 million were shipped in all of 2013, as the technology has been adopted in the ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47494.html Quincy Liang / CENS