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    1. July 20, 2015

      Taiwan poised to elect first female president

      No matter who wins in Taiwan’s presidential elections in January, she will be the first woman to head a modern Chinese...

    2. July 13, 2015

      Foxconn to build up to 12 factories and employ 1m in India

      Taiwanese manufacturing group Foxconn is planning an aggressive expansion in India, building up to 12 new factories and...

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    2. Understanding Entrepreneurs 2012

      An interview with the winner of the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2012, ...
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    1. July 7, 2015

      Asia’s mixed record in stock market interventions

      While government interventions in foreign exchange and money markets are commonplace, attempts to interfere directly in...

    2. July 6, 2015

      Taiwan’s precarious balance

      Superficially, Taiwan looks stable, calm, even a little boring. Its people are mostly prosperous, with gross domestic...

    3. July 1, 2015

      The electoral volcano beneath Hong Kong and Taiwan

      The people of Hong Kong may now have to wait years to vote after the city rejected Beijing’s offer of a castrated form...

    4. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2015

      Cognitive dissonance and still rising margin positions in China

      Still rising until September based on broker capital, if you believe Macquarie. And here is the bank, with our...

    5. June 18, 2015

      Singaporean teaching methods improve UK maths skills

      A scheme to help English schoolchildren improve their maths by copying Singaporean teaching methods has led to an...

    6. June 17, 2015

      Global cotton futures contract clears hurdle

      Intercontinental Exchange moved a step closer to listing a new cotton futures contract linked to delivery points around...

    7. FT Alphaville

      June 12, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Ted Baker fashions 24% sales rise

      Twitter’s CEO has quit , Ted Baker’s glad he’s gone abroad – sales are up 24 per cent helped by international expansion...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      June 8, 2015

      Flat top dog

      A dog is groomed at a pet shop in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday. The flat top hairstyle on small dogs takes about 2 hours...

    9. May 31, 2015

      Cooler heads are needed in the South China Sea

      In the past 18 months, China has been enthusiastically dredging sand from the bottom of the South China Sea and...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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:...

    19. 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,...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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