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Pegatron rejects BBC sweatshop story


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Pegatron Corporation on Friday rejected allegations made by a BBC television program about ‘sweatshop’ conditions at a Shanghai factory making...full story
updated 2014-12-19 07:58 PM
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Pegatron rejects BBC sweatshop story

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Pegatron Corporation on Friday rejected allegations made by a BBC television program about ‘sweatshop’ conditions at a Shanghai factory making....Fullstory

2014-12-19 07:58 PM

Celgene Receives Positive CHMP Opinion to Extend REVLIMIDR (Lenalidomide) for Continuous Use in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Mu

Associated Press

BOUDRY, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2014--Celgene International Sarl, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee....Fullstory

2014-12-19 09:42 PM

BBC report claims to expose Apple's broken promises

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Apple and its supplier Pegatron Co. on Friday downplayed allegations of worker abuse at the contractor's....Fullstory

2014-12-19 07:57 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.022 to close at NT$31.472 as....Fullstory

2014-12-19 05:42 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.022 to close at NT$31.472.....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:14 PM

Keio Plaza Hotel Offers Ballet Performance and Dinner Packages, Special Dinner Menus to Celebrate the Holiday Season

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2014--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan's most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, is providing a special opportunity to....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:01 PM

Pacific Life Re Signs New Longevity Reinsurance Agreements with Rothesay Life

Associated Press

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2014--Pacific Life Re today announced that it has signed a series of reinsurance agreements with Rothesay Life covering pension liabilities in excess....Fullstory

2014-12-19 01:22 PM

Taiwan shares soar in mid-morning session

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Taiwan shares on Friday continued their momentum from the previous session as investors took cues from....Fullstory

2014-12-19 11:34 AM

China Times: Abolish planned tax on big stock trades

Central News Agency

After a heated debate, the Legislative Yuan's Finance Committee decided Wednesday to postpone a stock gains tax targeting investors....Fullstory

2014-12-19 10:53 AM

Taiwan shares open higher

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened 103.22 points higher at 8,981.85 Friday, on turnover of....Fullstory

2014-12-19 09:07 AM

US stocks open mostly higher after a two-day rally

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are opening mostly higher in the U.S. as the market comes off a massive two-day rally. The Dow Jones industrial average....Fullstory

2014-12-19 11:01 PM

Belarus slaps 30 percent fee at currency exchanges
By YURAS KARMANAU
Associated Press

MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Belarus has imposed a 30 percent fee on any currency exchange transactions in an effort to contain any panic that has....Fullstory

2014-12-19 09:02 PM

Sentiment toward economy improves: survey

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Sentiment toward the local economy has improved in December as the Nov. 29 local elections and....Fullstory

2014-12-19 07:32 PM

Farmers, unionists protest EU-US free trade talks

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Hundreds of farmers and trade unionists are protesting in Brussels against negotiations to set up a trans-Atlantic free trade zone, which they....Fullstory

2014-12-19 05:02 PM

Local bourse steams ahead after Wall Street rally

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan staged a strong rebound Friday as buying was sparked by a rally on....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:10 PM

Taiwan shares close up 1.36%

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 120.89 points, or 1.36 percent, at 8,999.52 Friday on turnover of NT$108.89....Fullstory

2014-12-19 01:47 PM

Siliconware allocates NT$14.5 billion in capex for 2015

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Siliconware Precision Industries Co., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers,....Fullstory

2014-12-19 01:11 PM

China Airlines named 'Best Airline in North Asia'

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) China Airlines, Taiwan's largest carrier, has been named the "Best Airline in North Asia" by the....Fullstory

2014-12-19 11:13 AM

U.S. dollar higher in early Taipei trading

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$31.464 at 10:00 a.m. Friday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange,....Fullstory

2014-12-19 10:08 AM

Judge orders ex-billionaire jailed for contempt

Associated Press

BUTTE, Montana (AP) -- A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered Tim Blixseth jailed after the onetime billionaire and embattled real estate mogul failed to comply....Fullstory

2014-12-19 09:02 AM

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