Tag Archives: Taiwan

Apple Pay’s proposal to enter Taiwan to be sent to the Cabinet before May 20

29 Apr apple-pay_leiphone0716

Taiwan’s top financial regulator Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) is scheduled to gather opinions about Apple Pay’s planned entry into Taiwan from all sides and submit the information to the Executive Yuan before May 20, when the new administration will be inaugurated.  (more…)

Taiwan’s Economy Expand 3.37% in Q1 and Forecast to Grow 3.28% for This Year, Country’s Statistics Agency Reports

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The latest economic data released by Taiwan’s Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) shows Taiwan’s real GDP grew by 3.37% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015. Set against the prior quarter, the seasonally adjust annual growth rate is at 2.74%. The government statistics agency furthermore estimates the country’s economy will grow by 3.28% this year. In contrast, the economic growth rates for United States, China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore are respectively at 2.3%, 6.5%, 2.6%, 2.8 and 3.3%, according to the consultancy firm IHS Global Insight. (more…)

First Apple Store in Taiwan said to open in Xinyi District

26 May Apple-retail-store-624x351

Following the opening of several Apple Stores in Japan, Hong Kong and China, fans in Taiwan are looking forward to one here at home. It was recently rumored the first Apple Store will soon be opened in Taiwan, after human resource consulting firm Adecco listed a job on Taiwan’s 104 Job Bank, advertising it as full-time Apple Store sales associate. (more…)