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Prices of gasoline, diesel could be lowered: sources Gasoline and diesel prices could fall next week after international crude oil prices edged lower over the past week, market sources said yesterday. Based on a floating pricing mechanism used by state-owned oil supplier CPC Corp, Taiwan (中油), domestic … Read more on Taipei Times

Share prices of FPG units fall after earnings reports In Taipei trading yesterday, share prices in Formosa Plastics Corp, Formosa Petrochemical and Nan Ya Plastics dropped more than 1 percent, underperforming the TAIEX's 0.56 percent retreat, while Formosa Chemicals sustained a technical rebound of 0.61 … Read more on Taipei Times

World oil prices extend collapse; gold advances Global oil prices tumbled to fresh five-year low points this week, while gold won support from its status as a haven investment in times of economic unrest, traders said. European stock markets slumped, dragged down by oil's plunge and renewed concerns … Read more on Taipei Times

India ends diesel price controls, raises gas prices India's government on Saturday lifted diesel price controls and raised the cost of natural gas, giving market forces greater sway as it seeks to attract energy investment, boost competition and cut subsidy costs. The decisions marked an acceleration in … Read more on Taipei Times

Over 1200 'sleep out' in Taipei in protest against high housing prices Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) About 1,200 people camped out Saturday night on Renai Road in front of "The Palace" — Taipei City's most representative luxury residential condominium — to demand swift government action on soaring housing prices, according to … Read more on…

School system drives up prices of Taipei studios Studio prices in Taipei's popular school districts have risen to a new high as Taiwanese parents seek to win residency qualifications for their children following the introduction of the 12-year compulsory education program, Taiwan Realty Co (台灣房屋 … Read more on Taipei Times

Taipei Housing Prices Rising Stymie Teacher Seeking Bride First-time buyers like Huang have been shut out of the market after home prices in Taipei almost tripled in the past 10 years, spurred by low mortgage rates. With local elections in November, Taiwan's ruling political party has put access to housing … Read more on Bloomberg

Hot spring operators to hike prices in September Taipei City Hot Springs Foundation honorary chairperson Chou Shuei-mei (周水美) said that the industry was heavily dependent on the weather, with more people flocking to hot springs when it is cold. “The industry can stand the new rates in winter when … Read more on Taipei Times

Shrinking China production dents commodity prices A sales clerk arranges gold necklaces at a store in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province, China, on Thursday. Improving global economic health means gold will not be rebounding any time soon, with prices expected to fall another 13 percent after last year's … Read more on Taipei Times

Housing prices to drop, except in Taipei: analysts Government officials and academics have warned that housing prices could be weaker this year compared with last year. Barclays Capital analysts, however, believe prices can still hold up — at least in Taipei. The Chinese-language Economic Daily News … Read more on Taipei Times