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Taiwan April unemployment down, says DGBAS

May 22, 11:41

Taiwan had 464,000 jobless citizens in April 2013, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.07%, which represents a drop by 0.10 percentage point on month and 0.03 percentage point...

Taiwan March unemployment rate down on month, says DGBAS

Apr 22, 10:34

Taiwan had 475,000 jobless citizens in March 2013, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.17%, down 0.07pp on month and flat on year, according to statistics released by the Directorate-General...

Taiwan February unemployment rate up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Mar 22, 14:14

Taiwan had 483,000 jobless citizens in February 2013, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.24% which rose by 0.08pp on month but dropped 0.01pp on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan January unemployment rate hits 8-month low, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 12:39

Taiwan had 475,000 jobless citizens in January 2013, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.16% which dropped by 0.02 percentage point on month and on year to reach the lowest level...

Taiwan December unemployment rate slightly down sequentially, says DGBAS

Jan 22, 11:12

Taiwan had 477,000 jobless citizens in December 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.18%, which dropped by 0.09 percentage point on month and remained unchanged on year,...

Taiwan November unemployment rate down slightly

Dec 22, 15:01

Taiwan had 487,000 jobless citizens in November 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.27% which dropped 0.06pp on month and 0.01pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan October unemployment rate up slightly

Nov 22, 14:33

Taiwan had 493,000 jobless citizens in October 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.33%, rising 0.01pp on month and 0.03pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan September unemployment rate slightly down sequentially

Oct 22, 12:37

Taiwan had 491,000 jobless citizens in September 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.32%, which fell by 0.08 percentage point on month but rose by 0.04 percentage point...

ProMOS reportedly plans massive layoff

Newswatch - Oct 3, 10:41

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies reportedly plans to lay off more than 1,000 employees, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Taiwan to not hike minimum monthly wages in 2013

Sep 27, 16:04

Taiwan's labor minister Wang Ju-hsuan has offered his resignation after the Executive Yuan (Cabinet) decided to postpone a plan proposed by the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) to raise...

Taiwan August unemployment rate slightly up sequentially

Sep 24, 13:40

Taiwan had 502,000 jobless citizens in August 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.4% rising 0.09pp on month but falling 0.05pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan July unemployment rate up sequentially

Aug 22, 15:32

Taiwan had 490,000 jobless citizens in July 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.31% which rose 0.1pp on month but fell 0.1pp on year, according to statistics released by...

Panasonic to cut most staff at headquarters, says report

Newswatch - Aug 3, 12:10

Japan-based Panasonic is considering reducing staff numbers at its headquarter from about 7,000 to only around 150 starting October 1, according to a Japanese-language Kyodo News...

Taiwan June unemployment rate slightly up sequentially

Jul 23, 10:57

Taiwan had 477,000 jobless citizens in June 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.21% which rose by 0.09 percentage point on month but fell by 0.14 percentage point on year,...

Taiwan May unemployment rate up slightly

Jun 22, 15:41

Taiwan had 466,000 jobless citizens in May 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.12% which rose 0.02pp on month but fell 0.15pp on year, according to statistics released by...

Taiwan April unemployment rate slightly down

May 23, 12:09

Taiwan had 463,000 jobless citizens in April 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.10% which fell by 0.07 percentage point on month and by 0.19 percentage point on year, according...

Taiwan March unemployment rate slightly down sequentially

Apr 24, 01:20

Taiwan had 470,000 jobless citizens in March 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.17% which fell by 0.08 percentage points on month and by 0.31 percentage points on year,...

Taiwan February unemployment rate slightly up sequentially

Mar 22, 16:44

Taiwan had 479,000 jobless citizens in February 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.25% rising 0.07pp on month but dropping 0.44pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan January unemployment rate remains unchanged

Feb 22, 16:38

Taiwan had 472,000 jobless citizens in January 2012, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.18% which was the same as in the preceding month and down 0.46pp on year, according to...

Taiwan unemployment down in December

Jan 30, 16:35

Taiwan had 471,000 jobless citizens in December 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.18% which decreased by 0.10 percentage point on month and by 0.49 percentage point on...

Taiwan November unemployment rate slightly down on month

Dec 23, 01:10

Taiwan had 482,000 jobless citizens in November 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.28% which decreased by 0.02 percentage point on month and by 0.45 percentage point on...

Taiwan October unemployment rate slightly up on month

Nov 22, 16:33

Taiwan had 484,000 jobless citizens in October 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.30% which increased by 0.02 percentage point on month but decreased by 0.62 percentage...

AMD Taiwan expected to cut 30-40 employees including an executive

Nov 7, 16:48

Following AMD's announced that it will reduce its workforce to boost operation efficiency, AMD Taiwan has reported to the Department of Labor under the Taipei Government that the...

AMD optimizes cost structure to enhance competitiveness and accelerate growth

Nov 4, 15:18

AMD has announced a restructuring plan and implementation of operational efficiency initiatives designed to strengthen the company's competitive positioning. AMD expects that these...

Taipei Department of Labor demands more evidence from Inventec for legalize layoffs, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 3, 15:26

The Department of Labor of the Taipei City government, on November 2, has said that documents submitted by Inventec proving the company has encountered a business contraction and...

Taiwan September unemployment rate down slightly

Oct 24, 17:00

Taiwan had 481,000 jobless citizens in September 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.28% which decreased 0.17pp on month and 0.77pp on year, according to statistics released...

Foxlink making adjustments in personnel

Oct 11, 14:03

Despite seeing on-month growth in September revenues, component maker Foxlink is making some adjustments in its personnel. About 20-30 employees will be affected by the changes, according...

Taiwan August unemployment rate slightly up

Sep 23, 10:10

Taiwan had 502,000 jobless citizens in August 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.45%, increasing by 0.04 percentage point on month but decreasing by 0.72 percentage point...

Taiwan July unemployment rate slightly up sequentially

Aug 23, 01:25

Taiwan had 496,000 jobless citizens in July 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.41%, increasing by 0.06 percentage point on month but decreasing by 0.79 percentage point...

Taiwan June unemployment rate up slightly

Jul 22, 16:52

Taiwan had 486,000 jobless citizens in June 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.35%, increasing 0.08pp on month but decreasing 0.81pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan May unemployment rate lowest in 33 months

Jun 23, 01:00

Taiwan had 476,000 jobless citizens in May 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.27%, the 33-month lowest monthly figure with a decrease of 0.02pp on month and 0.87pp on year,...

Acer takes measures to put business on track

Jun 2, 01:25

Acer's board of directors has agreed to take one-time action on recent findings of high channel inventory and disputed accounts receivable in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)...

Commentary: Taiwan's economic growth and structural unemployment

May 30, 10:41

The Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland recently published the World Competitiveness Yearbook ranking Taiwan's competitiveness at 6th place, improving two spots...

Taiwan April unemployment rate down on month, year

May 24, 01:30

Taiwan had 477,000 jobless citizens in April 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.29% which decreased by 0.19 percentage point on month and by 1.10 percentage points on year,...

Taiwan March unemployment rate down on month, year

Apr 22, 16:37

Taiwan had 499,000 jobless citizens in March 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.48% which decreased 0.21pp on month and 1.19pp on year, according to statistics released...

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