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Taiwan economic growth at 23-year high in 2010

Taiwan economic growth at 23-year high in 2010

TAIPEI – Taiwan’s economy grew 10.47 percent in 2010, its fastest rate in 23 years, but it will slow to half that figure in 2011, the government said in a preliminary estimate. The growth rate last year was the highest since 1987, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics said in a statement posted […]

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Taiwan's HTC: iPhone's 'quiet' challenger

Taiwan's HTC: iPhone's 'quiet' challenger

BEIJING – East Asia is the world’s electronics factory, yet unless they are Japanese, producers are largely anonymous. Now HTC Corp., a Taiwanese maker of smart phones, is moving out of the shadows and trying to establish its own brand name as it competes with Apple’s iPhone. HTC supplies U.S. carriers Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile […]