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  • Nikkei Asia300 Index declines on Samsung, Chinese automakers

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian stocks outside of Japan edged lower on Monday, weighed by losses in index heavyweight Samsung Electronics and Chinese carmakers.The Nikkei Asia300 Index declined 0.1% to 1,295.20. Samsung Electronics fell 2% in Se

    August 28, 2017 08:12 pm JST
  • Dalian Wanda says report chairman prevented from leaving China is "groundless"

    HONG KONG (Reuters) -- Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group said on Monday a report claiming its billionaire chairman, Wang Jianlin, was prevented from leaving the country was "groundless" and that it planned to take legal action.Taiwanese news s

    August 28, 2017 01:48 pm JST
  • Taipei's most expensive condo comes in a 'double helix'

    TAIPEI -- A peculiar-looking building is soaring into the sky in Taiwan's Xinyi district, where land prices are the highest on the island. It will be the most expensive condo in the city, which is already home to many luxury condos that are even cos

    August 26, 2017 12:24 pm JST
  • Taiwan to build space industry on its world-class semiconductor capabilities

    TAIPEI -- Senior Taiwanese officials said on Friday that the island was hoping to bolster efforts in building its own space industry, hours after U.S. entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX helped successfully launch the island's first self-developed satel

    August 26, 2017 12:10 am JST
  • China-based Taiwanese fugitive wants to invest in Philippines

    TAIPEI -- A China-based millionaire fugitive wanted by Taiwan is planning to invest heavily in the Philippines, as local officials fail to convince their Philippine and Chinese counterparts to extradite the businessman.According to Philippine media,

    August 24, 2017 11:06 pm JST
  • Gold smugglers take a shine to Japan

    TOKYO/BEIJING -- It was midway through Vanilla Air Flight JW172 on July 9 when one of the cabin attendants doing clean-up duty found something peculiar -- in the toilet toward the rear of the aircraft, a panel that was normally screwed tight to the

    August 24, 2017 09:51 pm JST
  • Taiwanese companies struggle to escape founders' shadows

    TAIPEI/GUANGZHOU -- Amid a lack of standout candidates to fill the shoes of charismatic but aging founders, Taiwan's biggest corporations are using co-presidencies and other unique systems to determine who is worthy of becoming their next leaders.Wh

    August 24, 2017 04:00 pm JST
  • Japan's Asahi takes reins on Taiwan beer sales with new unit

    TOKYO -- Japanese brewer Asahi Group Holdings has set up a Taiwanese subsidiary to import and sell alcoholic beverages, taking greater control of how its products are sold there in a bid to reach more outlets and grow sales.The Tokyo-based beverage

    August 24, 2017 12:20 am JST
  • Foxconn's grand plans for EVs pivot from China to US

    TAIPEI -- Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, wants to carve out a bigger slice of the burgeoning electric car business, and all signs suggest that the world's biggest contract manufacturer is aiming its gaze not at China b

    August 23, 2017 05:36 pm JST
  • Taiwan's Tsai bleeding support as key policy goals falter

    TAIPEI -- Already saddled with plunging public support over a failure to deliver on key pledges, last week's mass blackout likely only added to the woes facing President Tsai Ing-wen and her government.Opposition lawmakers laced into Taiwanese premi

    August 22, 2017 07:18 am JST
  • Toshiba, Western Digital CEOs to seek compromise on chip unit

    TOKYO -- The chiefs of Toshiba and U.S. memory partner Western Digital will meet face to face as soon as this month, it was learned Monday, seeking to break a deadlock over the Japanese conglomerate's urgent effort to find a buyer for its chip memor

    August 22, 2017 02:04 am JST
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    Apple supplier Simplo hopes to ride electric bicycles to growth

    HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Taiwan's battery pack maker Simplo Technology is eyeing growth in emerging areas from electric bicycles and data centers to industrial equipment, moving beyond its existing businesses of supplying battery modules to Apple and othe

    August 21, 2017 09:32 am JST
  • Asian plastic prices climb on weak Chinese supply

    TOKYO -- Three of the most widely used plastic materials are becoming more expensive in Asia amid higher crude oil prices and stricter environmental regulations on factories in China.Formosa Plastics' polyvinyl chloride resin for September shipment

    August 19, 2017 04:50 am JST
  • Taiwan raises 2017 GDP growth, sees faster pace next year

    TAIPEI (Reuters) -- Solid demand for the components Taiwan pumps out for tech gadgets has led the island to slightly raise its growth forecast for this year and predict further gains in 2018.On Friday, Taiwan nudged up the 2017 projection to 2.11 pe

    August 18, 2017 10:14 pm JST
  • Wisconsin bill giving $3bn incentives to Foxconn advances

    Wisconsin's Republican-controlled state Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill that paves the way for a $3 billion incentives package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn.The plan still needs to be approved by

    August 18, 2017 12:53 pm JST
  • Uganda's 'One China' boycott of Taiwan games called off

    TAIPEI -- The 2017 Summer Universiade gets underway on Saturday and the host city of Taipei is busy putting the finishing touches to preparations for the international collegiate sports event.However, Uganda's back and forth over boycotting the even

    August 18, 2017 09:30 am JST
  • Apple suppliers in Taiwan voice concerns following mass blackout

    TAIPEI -- Apple suppliers in export-reliant Taiwan have been expressing their concerns about the island's power supply after it was hit by a massive blackout earlier this week, again raising questions whether the administration of President Tsai Ing

    August 18, 2017 01:30 am JST
  • China Airlines sees second-half comeback after interim loss

    TAIPEI -- China Airlines fell into the red for the six months ended June on the weight of high fuel costs but remains confident about a second-half turnaround in light of strong performance in greater Asia.The Taiwanese airline posted a net loss of

    August 18, 2017 01:04 am JST
  • Taiwan to discuss lithium ion battery energy storage with Tesla following blackout

    TAIPEI -- The Taiwanese government is planning to approach Tesla to discuss the feasibility of setting up lithium ion battery facilities for storing renewable energy on the island, in line with a project the U.S. technology company recently launched

    August 17, 2017 07:48 pm JST
  • China military criticises "wrong" US moves on Taiwan, South China Sea

    BEIJING (Reuters) -- The "wrong" actions of the United States on Taiwan, its South China Sea patrols and deployment of an advanced anti-missile system in South Korea have had a large, negative influence on military trust, a senior Chinese officer sa

    August 17, 2017 03:07 pm JST