Taiwan

Taiwan ruling party says China ‘enemy of democracy’ after meddling allegations

Taiwan ruling party says China ‘enemy of democracy’ after meddling allegations

Published 25/11/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s ruling party denounced China as an “enemy of democracy” on Monday following fresh claims of Chinese interference in [more…]

Asia shares find footing as mood swings on trade

Asia shares find footing as mood swings on trade

Published 25/11/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares staged a cautious rally on Monday as investors dared to hope for some progress in the endless Sino-U.S. trade dispute, [more…]

Absence of China a ‘loss’ at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ in Taiwan

Absence of China a ‘loss’ at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ in Taiwan

Published 24/11/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - The absence of China was a “loss” at this year’s Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, director Ang [more…]

Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares were close to a record high on Monday, after Beijing surprised markets by trimming a key interest rate for the [more…]

China calls on U.S. to ‘stop flexing muscles’ in South China Sea

China calls on U.S. to ‘stop flexing muscles’ in South China Sea

Published 18/11/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - China on Monday called on the U.S. military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea and to avoid adding [more…]

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Published 17/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung’s plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such [more…]

Asian shares climb to 14-week highs on hopes U.S., China getting close to trade deal

Asian shares climb to 14-week highs on hopes U.S., China getting close to trade deal

Published 04/11/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares surged on Monday, with a broad regional gauge hitting more than 14-week highs, as growing optimism over U.S.-China trade talks [more…]

Asian shares climb to three-month high, currencies mark time

Asian shares climb to three-month high, currencies mark time

Published 28/10/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares rose to a three-month high on Monday, as risk assets got a fillip from hopes of a trade deal and [more…]

Hong Kong leader apologizes for mosque incident after day of violence

Hong Kong leader apologizes for mosque incident after day of violence

Published 21/10/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Monday to the city’s Muslim community after police hit a major mosque with water [more…]

Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumult

Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumult

Published 21/10/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses, supported by hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade [more…]