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  • Last update: Tuesday 22 July 2014 [83 news items]

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...

Taiwan February unemployment rate up sequentially

Mar 23, 01:00

Taiwan had 522,000 jobless citizens in February 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.69% up 0.05pp on month but down 1.07pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan January unemployment rate down slightly

Feb 24, 16:51

Taiwan had 517,000 jobless citizens in January 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.64% which decreased 0.03pp on month and 1.04pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan December unemployment rate down to 4.67%

Jan 25, 02:10

Taiwan had 520,000 unemployed in December 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.67% which decreased by 0.06 percentage point on month and by 1.07 percentage points on year,...

Kinpo-Compal Group aiming to achieve 20% on-year revenue growth

Jan 13, 01:55

Kinpo-Compal Group chairman Rock Hsu, at the company's year-end banquet, pointed out that the group is aiming to achieve a growth over 20% on-year in 2011, rising from US$5.6 billion...

Taiwan November unemployment rate down to 4.73%

Dec 23, 12:29

Taiwan had 527,000 jobless citizens in November 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.73% which decreased by 0.19 percentage point on month and by 1.13 percentage point on...

Taiwan October unemployment rate down to below 5%

Nov 23, 01:00

Taiwan had 546,000 jobless citizens in October 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.92% which decreased by 0.13pp on month and 1.04pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan September 2010 unemployment rate down sequentially

Oct 22, 16:43

Taiwan had 560,000 jobless citizens in September 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.05% which decreased by 0.12pp on month and by 0.99pp on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan sees August 2010 unemployment rate decrease slightly

Sep 24, 01:15

Taiwan had 576,000 jobless citizens in August 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.17%, decreasing 0.03pp on month and 0.96pp on year, according to statistics released by...

Taiwan July 2010 unemployment rate up slightly on month

Aug 23, 16:40

Taiwan had 578,000 jobless citizens in July 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.2%, increasing 0.04pp point on month but decreasing 0.87pp on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan sees June unemployment rate slightly up on month

Jul 22, 16:39

Taiwan had 570,000 jobless citizens in June 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.16% which increased by 0.02 percentage point on month but decreased by 0.78 percentage point...

Taiwan unemployment rate falls to 5.14% in May

Jun 23, 10:49

Taiwan had 567,000 jobless citizens in May 2010, or an unemployment rate of 5.14%, decreasing 0.25 percentage point on month and 0.68 percentage point on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan sees April unemployment rate fall

May 24, 16:50

Taiwan had 593,000 jobless citizens in April 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.39% which decreased by 0.28pp on month and 0.37pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan unemployment rate down in March

Apr 23, 10:28

Taiwan had 624,000 jobless citizens in March 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.67% a decrease of 0.09pp on month and 0.14pp on year, according to statistics released by...

Taiwan unemployment rate up in February

Mar 22, 16:58

Taiwan had 634,000 jobless citizens in February 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.76% and up by 0.08 percentage point on month and up by 0.01 percentage point on year,...

Taiwan unemployment rate to drop to below 5% at end of 2010, says premier

Mar 15, 16:35

Taiwan's premier Wu Den-yih has indicated that unemployment rate in Taiwan is expected to drop to below 5% at the end of 2010.

Dell axes 10% of employees at Taiwan Design Center, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 9, 16:25

Dell has recently laid off 10% of the 600 employees working at its Taiwan Design Center, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Taiwan's January jobless rate hits one-year low

Feb 23, 10:34

Taiwan had 626,000 jobless citizens in January 2010, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.68% which was the lowest since February 2009, according to government statistics released...

Taiwan employment rate falls in December 2009

Jan 22, 16:51

Taiwan had 632,000 jobless citizens in December 2009, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 5.74%. Figures were down 0.12pp on month but up 0.71pp on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan jobless rate continues to fall in November

Dec 23, 10:31

Taiwan' unemployment rate continued to drop sequentially in November for the fifth consecutive month, falling 0.1 percentage point to 5.86%, according to statistics released by the...

MSI reportedly to layoff 10-20% of employees in early 2010

Nov 25, 16:39

Micro-Star International (MSI) reportedly plans to lay off employees in early 2010 with the number accounting for 10-20% of its current personnel, according to industry sources.

Taiwan October jobless rate falls below 6%

Nov 24, 10:59

Taiwan had 653,000 jobless citizens in October 2009, or an unemployment rate of 5.96% that was lower than September's 6.04% but higher than the 4.37% for October 2008, according to...

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