Taiwan

Hong Kong reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests

Hong Kong reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests

Published 16/09/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s businesses and underground rail stations re-opened as usual on Monday morning, after a chaotic Sunday that saw police fire [more…]

Philippines’ Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case…

Philippines’ Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case…

Published 11/09/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South [more…]

Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

Published 11/09/2019

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said, three months after a similar operation and amid [more…]

Stocks slip as new U.S.-China tariffs add to growth risks

Stocks slip as new U.S.-China tariffs add to growth risks

Published 02/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Global stock prices fell on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other’s goods, reinforcing investors’ worries [more…]

China, U.S. kick off new round of tariffs in trade war

China, U.S. kick off new round of tariffs in trade war

Published 01/09/2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States began imposing 15% tariffs on a variety of Chinese goods on Sunday - including footwear, smart watches and flat-panel [more…]

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan

Published 01/09/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan’s few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of [more…]

Asia stocks, bond yields rise on hopes of easing trade war tension

Asia stocks, bond yields rise on hopes of easing trade war tension

Published 27/08/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers on Tuesday while safe-haven bonds retreated, after U.S. President Donald Trump softened his [more…]

GlobalFoundries seeks to ban U.S. import of TSMC clients’ products

GlobalFoundries seeks to ban U.S. import of TSMC clients’ products

Published 27/08/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries has sued larger rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) for patent infringement, seeking to stop the defendant’s customers including [more…]

Iran has opportunity to come back into nuclear deal: UK’s Johnson

Iran has opportunity to come back into nuclear deal: UK’s Johnson

Published 27/08/2019

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - Iran has an opportunity to come back into compliance with the nuclear deal and resume dialogue about its nuclear activities, British [more…]