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  • China says spy ship operations ‘in line with international law

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Beijing has defended its dispatch of a spy ship to international waters off Hawaii, near where Chinese vessels are taking part in a US-led naval exercise for the first time, reports said Monday. ...

  • Asian Stocks Outside Japan Rise as Tech Financials Gain

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Asian stocks rose following a global rebound after the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine and Israel’s invasion of Gaza roiled markets. Technology and financial shares led the advance. ...

  • G20 trade ministers reaffirm growth commitments

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    G20 trade ministers reaffirmed Saturday their commitment to free trade as a central driver of growth and to streamline the flow of goods through borders. The ministers met in Sydney for the latest ...

  • Asian News Digest AS

    eTaiwan News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    China 's airline regulator warns travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee says military exercises are the reason. SENT: 160 ...

  • HK homebuyers warned ‘don’t rush into the market – it’s heating up’

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The city’s finance chief has warned prospective homebuyers to be aware of the market risks amid signs the lower end of the housing market is picking up. Financial Secretary John Tsang ...

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  • Standard Chartered’s new HK chief May Tan eyes China growth

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Lender’s first female chief executive in Hong Kong outlines her vision for growth driven by mainland economy and its developing capital markets Finding fresh revenue growth externally ...

  • Taiwan’s DPP delays decision over freezing independence stance

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Proposal to freeze push for nationhood needs more discussion, chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen says, avoiding showdown with hard-core bloc Taiwan’s main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ...

  • Postcard to Taiwanese found in wreckage of MH17

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A photo issued by the European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) Sunday clearly shows a postcard addressed to a resident in Taiwan found in the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft shot down in Ukraine ...

  • Taiwan’s June export orders could rise over 5pct Economic Ministry

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    With global demand on the rise on the back of an economic recovery, Taiwan’s export orders for June are expected to continue to rise, growing more than 5 percent from a year earlier, the ...

  • Ill Japanese man’s family thanks Taiwan for assistance

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Family members of an ill Japanese man bowed Sunday in thanks for Taiwanese donations and arragements in getting him the best medical attention after he fell into a coma two weeks ago. With the ...

  • OLCA established to facilitate Taiwan’s OLED lighting firms

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Eyeing the $5.6 billion indoor lighting business, the Organic Light-emitting Diode Lighting Commercialisation Alliance (OLCA) was recently established with a view to facilitating OLED industry ...

  • Police arrest 33 hackers from China Taiwan

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A joint task force of the National Police’s crime division, Central Java Police and China Police arrested 33 people who hailed from China and Taiwan who were suspected of being part of a ...

  • Taiwan considering easing rules for China’s QDII to buy mutual funds

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taiwan’s stock market regulator is studying a plan to ease rules to make it easier for China’s qualified domestic institutional investors (QDII) to invest in local mutual funds, an ...

  • Military exercises delay flights throughout China

    eTaiwan News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    China 's airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee says military exercises are the reason.The Civil Aviation ...

  • Taiwan’s UMC to raise prices by up to 15pct report

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taiwan’s United Microelectronics Corp (UMC), the world’s third-largest contract microchip manufacturer, will raise the prices it charges some clients by 5 to 15 percent amid heated ...

  • Sales Slump Continues At Taiwan Clan’s Footwear Retailer Daphne

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taiwan’s Daphne International Holdings, one of the largest footwear retailers in mainland China, continued to suffer a slump in sales during the second quarter, the company said in a statement ...

  • Taiwan Insists Trade Office Approved by Ministry

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Following prime minister Hun Sen’s vow to block plans for a Taiwanese trade office in Phnom Penh on Friday, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council on Saturday responded by insisting the ...

  • Train carrying MH17 bodies arrives in Kharkiv

    IOL - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A member of Ukraine's Emergencies Ministry and a crane operator work at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove, in the Donetsk region, on July 20, 2014. ...

  • Man indicted for Taiwan’s first subway murders

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A college student was indicted Monday for allegedly stabbing four passengers to death and injuring more than 20 others on a subway train in the first such incident in Taipei Metro’s 18-year ...

  • Cross-Strait Relations After the Sunflower Movement

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Diplomat’s Kelwin Choi recently sat down with Alan D. Romberg, distinguished fellow and the director of the East Asia programme at the Stimson centre in Washington, DC, to discuss ...

  • N. Korea’s top diplomat to attend Asean forum source

    Intellasia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    North Korea’s new top diplomat is most likely to attend a major regional conference scheduled for early August in Myanmar, a diplomatic source in Seoul said Sunday, raising speculation of ...

  • Trains collide in South Korea 1 dead dozens hurt

    eTaiwan News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    South Korea on Tuesday afternoon, killing one passenger and injuring dozens, fire officials said.What caused the crash just before 6 p.m. in eastern Gangwon province wasn't immediately ...

  • Asia Pacific PC market comes in close to expectations in 2Q14 says IDC

    Digitimes - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    IDC's results show that the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) PC market increased 2% from the first quarter and declined 10% on year in the second quarter of 2014 to reach 24.3 million units, ...

  • MH17 victims identification could take months Dutch PM

    Channel News Asia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The first bodies from the MH17 crash in Ukraine will be flown on Wednesday (July 23) to Eindhoven in the Netherlands, where their identification could take months, Prime Minister Mark Rutte ...

  • Body of fugitive ferry owner found search continues for son

    Channel News Asia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    South Korean police confirm that body found last month belonged to fugitive owner of the ill-fated Sewol ferry which sank in April resulting in around 300 ...

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