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    1. May 21, 2015

      China to boost internet speeds amid move to purge ‘hostile forces’

      China plans to spend more than $180bn on boosting internet speeds in the next three years — while it simultaneously pursues...

    2. May 17, 2015

      Asian component makers take slice of Apple’s iPhone spoils

      As Apple basks in the unprecedented demand for its latest iPhones, suppliers from Tokyo to Taipei are sharing in the spoils....

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    1. May 7, 2015

      Stray Dogs — film review

      What a difference a year and a half make. Time for oblivion to grow rampant across movieland. In September 2013 Tsai...

    2. May 4, 2015

      China-Taiwan ties in focus as Xi Jinping meets KMT chairman

      The chairmen of the Chinese Communist party and Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang party have met for the first time in six years as...

    3. May 4, 2015

      China to let 100 think-tanks bloom

      The Chinese government is setting up as many as 100 national-level think-tanks to try to replicate the US model of policy...

    4. April 28, 2015

      Chinese market becomes increasingly core to Apple

      Apple’s previous quarter saw two big firsts for its Chinese business, but the biggest is still to come.  IPhone sales in...

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 21, 2015

      Of free floats and nutty markets in China

      Today in sentences about China you might want to pay attention to, from Macquarie: In our view, the real level of margin...

    6. April 16, 2015

      TSMC: Moore or less?

      Moore’s strong generalisation that holds for 50 years or so and then wobbles because you can only make things so tiny does...

    7. MBA blog

      April 15, 2015

      A poster team for diversity

      Right after a grueling two weeks, I packed my bags and left on a trip to Dubai. It was a perfect way to end the term:...

    8. April 13, 2015

      China rejects Taiwan as AIIB founding member

      China has rejected Taiwan’s application to join its new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a founding member, while...

    9. April 8, 2015

      Japan’s annual coal benchmark influence on the wane

      Japan’s annual supply agreements, which run from April, the start of the country’s financial year, remain one of the most...

    10. March 31, 2015

      Construction on the high seas adds to Asian maritime tensions

      Nation-building has come to Asia’s seas — literally — as China and Japan, already embroiled in territorial disputes over...

    11. March 31, 2015

      Taiwan applies to join China-led AIIB

      Taiwan has applied to join Beijing’s newly created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, in a test of how China’s political...

    12. March 3, 2015

      Taiwan orders Alibaba to withdraw after rules violation

      Alibaba is again fending off political pressure after Taiwan ordered the Chinese ecommerce group to withdraw from the...

    13. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2015

      Guest post: flood of global liquidity destabilises EM

      By Xavier Denis, Societe Generale Private Banking The huge expansion of liquidity due to quantitative easing in advanced...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      January 30, 2015

      Victory in Melbourne

      Bethanie Mattek-Sands (R) of the U.S. and Lucie Safarova (L) of Czech Republic celebrate defeating Zheng Jie of China and...

    15. January 30, 2015

      He Zhenliang, sports administrator, 1929-2015

      In July 2001 the International Olympic Committee was gathered in Moscow to consider bids to host the summer Games seven...

    16. January 29, 2015

      Asian central bankers take the low road

      Many Asian central bankers have spent their careers battling inflation. Now, with disinflation stalking the globe — not...

    17. MBA blog

      January 19, 2015

      Innovation to save an industry

      Just a few hours after our first term officially ended, I had to pack my bags and fly to Taiwan with some of my classmates...

    18. January 15, 2015

      Asia’s central bankers lean towards looser policy

      For the past few years Asian central bankers have faced a quandary — keep rates at record lows and stoke a potentially...

    19. January 8, 2015

      HSBC’s Hong Kong chief steps down

      Anita Fung, head of HSBC’s Hong Kong operation, is stepping down as the bank creates a role to oversee all of Greater China...

    20. January 5, 2015

      Taiwan’s jailed former president granted medical parole

      Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian has been released from prison on medical parole, having served five years of a...

    21. January 1, 2015

      Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, National Performing Arts Centre, Taipei — review

      The words “New Year’s Eve” and “Schoenberg” rarely appear in the same sentence, but by some quirk of fate (and a rather...

    22. beyondbrics

      December 23, 2014

      Hello 2015: the EM "catch up" themes to watch

      By Jorge Mariscal of UBS Wealth Management Over the past 20 years, 700m people have been lifted out of poverty in developing...

    23. December 17, 2014

      US to impose solar tariffs on China and Taiwan

      The US is to impose large import duties on solar energy equipment from China and Taiwan, as a trade dispute over green...

    24. December 12, 2014

      Talks to lower IT tariffs break down

      Talks to lower tariffs on IT goods around the world and update a two-decades-old international agreement governing their...

    25. FT Alphaville

      December 12, 2014

      FX 2015, now with more hyperbole

      It’s a variant on the ubiquitous “long dollar” that has passed through consensus into some region of near zen-like...

    26. December 11, 2014

      Trade deal on IT teeters as China digs in

      A high-profile deal struck just weeks ago by China and the US to unlock negotiations to liberalise the trade in IT goods has...

    27. December 11, 2014

      Taiwan tech: the screen and the cycle

      Once upon a time, in a kingdom called Taiwan, lived many happy companies making electronics. They provided decent goods at...

    28. December 11, 2014

      Apple supplier Wintek shutters China plants

      Taiwanese group Wintek, formerly a major supplier of touchscreens for Apple’s iPhone and iPad, has shuttered two plants in...

    29. December 3, 2014

      Taiwan stirs a political earthquake for China

      A couple of weeks ago, the British media got very excited about a by-election in provincial Kent in which a candidate for...

    30. December 1, 2014

      Musicarama, Hong Kong City Hall Theatre – review

      As police and democracy protesters clashed yet again on Sunday evening less than half a kilometre from the stage door, Hong...

    31. November 30, 2014

      Taiwan election results threaten to derail China rapprochement

      The sweeping victory of Taiwan’s opposition party in local elections this weekend has thrown a wrench into what looked liked...

    32. November 29, 2014

      Taiwan premier resigns after opposition wins local elections

      Taiwan’s premier has resigned after the opposition party swept local elections that were viewed as a litmus test for the...

    33. FT Alphaville

      November 27, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Keynes is slowly winning and losing. - Understanding George Osborne. - “For two days only, your new...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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