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    1. November 24, 2014

      SGX fights back against thin volumes

      For Singapore’s SGX exchange, this month’s launch of a trading link between the Hong Kong and Shanghai equity markets has...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Fears of an Asian war trump Cold War concerns

      In spite of Mikhail Gorbachev’s warning this month that the world is on the brink of a new Cold War, it is Asia that we...

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    1. November 13, 2014

      US and China wrangle over differences of opinion

      As he wrapped up a three-day visit to Beijing on Wednesday, US President Barack Obama hailed a climate change agreement...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 11, 2014

      Guest post: China - reverting to which mean?

      By Louis Kuijs of RBS China’s economic growth is coming down, trend-wise, but opinions differ widely over how much and how...

    3. November 6, 2014

      China chip tester JCET in talks to buy Temasek stake in Singapore rival

      Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology, China’s biggest chip tester, has made an offer to buy Temasek’s 83 per cent stake...

    4. November 5, 2014

      Taiwan resolves to resist China’s embrace

      If you want a symbol of peaceful rebellion against the immovable force that is Beijing, your first thought might be the...

    5. November 2, 2014

      Asia moves away from picking the hottest fund

      Fund managers in Asia are watching two important developments closely as we enter the fourth quarter. The first relates to...

    6. October 12, 2014

      North and South Korea: best frenemies

      Choco pies are banned in North Korea to forestall ideological rot. The snacks became a currency of sorts after being offered...

    7. FT Alphaville

      October 8, 2014

      Asian corporations increase their US dollar shorts

      Residents of emerging markets owe hundreds of billions more dollars (and euros) than previously thought, because they have...

    8. October 8, 2014

      Xi Jinping’s hardline approach deters Hong Kong protest contagion

      Xi Jinping, China’s president, has eyed the protests in Hong Kong as he has those elsewhere on his turf: silently but with...

    9. FT Data

      October 7, 2014

      Who is living where? Count most countries confused over migration

      No one knows how many Chinese people live in Europe. The United Nations estimated Europe’s China-born population at 886,882...

    10. October 5, 2014

      Women in Business – ShaoLan Hsueh, MBA graduate

      ShaoLan Hsueh is an MBA graduate of National Chenghi University in Taiwan and founder of Chineasy, a social project for...

    11. October 2, 2014

      Silencing Hong Kong will hurt democracy

      The people of Hong Kong have waited for 17 years, but have yet to see universal suffrage. For many, a political cyclone...

    12. beyondbrics

      September 22, 2014

      Fund Watch: EM healthcare is sole focus for Sectoral fund

      Unhealthy lifestyles are spreading through emerging market (EM) economies, as people adopt fast-food diets, work in...

    13. September 16, 2014

      ICBC sets $650m record for ‘Lion City’ bond issuance

      Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has issued a total of Rmb4bn ($650m) of renminbi-denominated bonds in Singapore and...

    14. The World

      September 14, 2014

      Why China fears a Scottish Yes

      It is one of Beijing’s worst nightmares: subjects in a resource-rich semi-autonomous province hold a vote on independence....

    15. beyondbrics

      September 8, 2014

      Guest post: two China investment stories reveal the benign and the ugly

      By Andrew Colquhoun, Fitch Ratings Does China invest too much? The country has been investing about 48 per cent of its GDP...

    16. September 5, 2014

      The Diary: Barney Jopson

      When you suck on a straw, you expect liquid. So it was disconcerting to feel a string of pearly black globules slithering...

    17. beyondbrics

      September 5, 2014

      South Korea's competitiveness slips as Asian tigers thrive

      South Korea’s global competitiveness in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) rankings slipped to 26th this year, down one spot...

    18. FT Alphaville

      September 2, 2014

      iPhone 6, the GDP effect

      Can just one product deliver a 1 per cent boost to Chinese export growth? If that product is Apple’s iPhone 6, then...

    19. beyondbrics

      September 2, 2014

      iPhone 6 to boost Taiwan's GDP

      As rumours swirl about the design of Apple’s iPhone 6 ahead of its hotly anticipated debut next week, economists have made...

    20. September 1, 2014

      Hong Kong’s hard electoral choices

      When Britain and China agreed the terms of the handover of Hong Kong in 1984, the Chinese side agreed that the territory...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      August 28, 2014

      Tapei angel

      Wally Santana/AP An employee wearing a pair of wings waits for her shift to end in the Ximendin fashion district in Taipei,...

    22. August 28, 2014

      Hong Kong anti-corruption agents raid media mogul Jimmy Lai’s home

      Hong Kong authorities have raided the home of Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon and fierce critic of the Chinese government, in...

    23. August 27, 2014

      Taiwan scrambles jets after Chinese spy planes breach airspace

      Taiwan scrambled fighter jets this week to shadow Chinese military aircraft that had entered its aerial defence zone, just...

    24. August 25, 2014

      South Korea’s MBK strikes deal to sell Taiwan TV broadcaster

      Taiwan’s Wei family is set to take control of the country’s largest cable TV broadcaster in a $2.4bn deal that is the latest...

    25. August 20, 2014

      A sense of destiny inspires China’s maritime claims

      China’s creeping occupation of the South China Sea is not primarily motivated by oil, let alone by its diminishing stock of...

    26. FT Alphaville

      August 19, 2014

      Apple watch watch: wrist excitement delayed

      The lack of smoke signals and reports of millions of wearable devices actually going into production have led KGI Securities...

    27. August 15, 2014

      Refining exposure to emerging markets

      Earlier this year I increased the notional fund’s investments in emerging markets. After a couple of years of...

    28. August 1, 2014

      Singapore to increase investment in China

      Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund has signalled its confidence in China’s structural reforms by increasing its allocation to...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      August 1, 2014

      Taiwan gas explosion

      Toby Chang/Reuters Rescue personnel survey the wreckage after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, on Friday. The...

    30. August 1, 2014

      Taiwan’s second city Kaohsiung rocked by gas explosions

      A series of underground gas explosions have killed at least 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan’s second-largest city,...

    31. July 28, 2014

      First Solar shines on rivals’ tariffs

      US solar manufacturers were buoyed by new Commerce Department duties targeting rivals in China and Taiwan that will see...

    32. July 24, 2014

      Korea cash piles: won direction

      Are we in “economic democracy” yet? This was the 2012 campaign theme of Korean President Park Geun-hye – aimed at reforming...

    33. July 23, 2014

      Taiwan air crash claims 48 lives

      Forty-eight people have died after a Taiwanese aircraft crashed while trying to make an emergency landing on the island of...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      July 22, 2014

      Taipei braces itself for Typhoon Matmo

      Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Pedestrians shield themselves from the rain with umbrellas as they cross a street in Taipei. Typhoon...

    35. FT Tech Hub

      July 22, 2014

      Xiaomi challenges Apple with latest smartphone

      Xiaomi’s latest flagship smartphone looks much like Apple’s rival handsets except for one crucial difference: the price –...

    36. July 21, 2014

      Asean: Long on optimism

      When online travel search company Skyscanner wanted to expand in Asia, its management decided not to try China first, even...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      July 17, 2014

      Taiwan base opening

      Sam Yeh/AFP Taiwan Air Force AT-3 jets fly over Ching Chuan Kang air base (CCK) in central Taichung on Thursday during a...

    38. beyondbrics

      July 15, 2014

      Guest post: what can we learn from the way people park their cars?

      By Shaomin Li of Old Dominion University Saturday evening at a concert hall parking lot, the cars move like sharks, hunting...

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