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    1. FT Photo Diary

      May 24, 2016

      Djokovic nets the point

      Serbia’s Novak Djokovic returns in his first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Yen-Hsun Lu of...

    2. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Taiwan's industrial output lumbers lower

      Taiwan’s industrial output contracted well beyond expectations in April after flirting with improvement a month prior,...

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    1. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Charges dropped against 126 student protesters in Taiwan

      The new administration in Taipei is wasting no time in distancing itself from its predecessor. In the first...

    2. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Taiwan jobless rate rise masks unemployment fall

      The jobless rate in Taiwan rose again last month, but unlike a host of other recent indicators, it may not be a sign...

    3. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Taiwan export orders fall at double expected rate

      Taiwan’s export orders fell at more than double the expected rate in April, underscoring the difficulties faced by the...

    4. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Taiwan's new president creates Truth and Reconciliation Commission

      Taiwan’s new president Tsai Ing-wen announced plans today for a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to address the...

    5. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Tsai Ing-wen sworn in as president of Taiwan

      Say hello to the new president of Taiwan. Tsai Ing-wen has been sworn in as the first female president of Taiwan, much...

    6. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Markets to slip on rate speculation

      Growing speculation about a June rate rise from the Federal Reserve has weighed on markets this week and looks set to...

    7. May 19, 2016

      Chinese fighter jets intercept US spy plane over South China Sea

      Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an “unsafe” interception of a US military aircraft that was flying over the South...

    8. May 19, 2016

      New Taiwan president Tsai set for short honeymoon

      Tsai Ing-wen will become the most powerful woman in the Chinese world when she is sworn in as Taiwan’s president on...

    9. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      China-Taiwan trade tumbled in Q1

      China’s trade with Taiwan shrank significantly during a first quarter in which the latter ousted its ruling...

    10. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Singapore export contraction moderated in April

      Singapore’s exports fell again last month, but at almost half their previous rate of contraction. Non-oil exports fell...

    11. May 13, 2016

      China watchdog clamps down on nationalist tabloid

      China’s internet regulator has rebuked the nationalist Chinese tabloid Global Times over its coverage, including a...

    12. May 10, 2016

      US warship sails near Chinese-claimed reef in South China Sea

      An American warship on Tuesday morning sailed close to Fiery Cross Reef, a contested feature in the South China Sea, in...

    13. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Taiwan's export contraction eases in April

      Taiwan’s dependence on trade with China remains a serious issue but its exports have at least stopped notching...

    14. Gavyn Davies

      May 8, 2016

      When secular stagnation meets protection

      One of the surprises of the Great Recession period since 2008 has been that global protection against free trade has...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      May 4, 2016

      May the fourth be with you

      Fans dressed as movie Star Wars characters to cerebrate on the Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan ...

    16. May 3, 2016

      Japan in a bind as US turns up heat in currency wars

      How times change. When the US embarked on quantitative easing in 2009 it was accused of resorting to competitive...

    17. May 2, 2016

      China builds ties as well as airstrips in South China Sea

      What do the governments of Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos and Russia have in common, apart from their lack of...

    18. Fast FT

      May 2, 2016

      Taiwan manufacturing falls back into contraction

      Taiwan’s manufacturing industry fell back into contraction in April as output and new orders shrank just a month after...

    19. April 29, 2016

      US adds China, Germany and Japan to new currency watchlist

      The US Treasury has placed China, Germany and Japan on a new currency watchlist, warning that all three faced extra...

    20. April 29, 2016

      China’s white collar wages outstrip Japan, Korea

      The salaries of senior company managers in China have overtaken those of counterparts in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan...

    21. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Taiwan's recession deepens as GDP shrinks for a third quarter

      The Taiwanese economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter, suggesting tighter links to a slowing China...

    22. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Japan takes a break

      TGIAPHIJ: Thank goodness it’s a public holiday in Japan. It is perhaps something of a relief for investors that the...

    23. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Markets: Aussie tumbles; Apple cored

      Stocks are mixed and bond yields lower as sentiment is hit by poorly-received results from Apple, amid tentative...

    24. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Rally likely to pause after oil, Wall St slide

      Wall Street pulled back from its highest level this year and oil retreated, with investors also mulling the European...

    25. Fast FT

      April 20, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Asia to gain as Wall St hits 2016-high

      A rebound in oil prices (at last!) pushed Wall Street to its highest close this year, and has set up Asian markets for...

    26. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Outflows slow for Ashmore amid stronger EM tone

      Emerging market asset manager Ashmore has posted its seventh consecutive quarter of net outflows despite a brightening...

    27. April 15, 2016

      Twitter appoints greater China managing director

      Twitter has appointed its first managing director for greater China and pledged to expand its investment in the region,...

    28. April 12, 2016

      Taiwan calls for release of citizens ‘abducted’ by Beijing

      Taiwan has accused China of abducting more than 40 of its citizens from Kenya as cross-strait relations come under...

    29. April 12, 2016

      US Navy weighs spy charges against officer

      The US Navy is considering espionage charges against an officer involved in intelligence collection who is suspected of...

    30. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: China CPI, Japan machine orders looms

      Asian markets look set to climb today after a more than 6 per cent jump in oil prices pushed Wall Street into the black...

    31. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing slashes profit forecast (again)

      Fast Retailing, the Japanese company that owns the casual clothing chain Uniqlo, has cut its full-year profit forecast...

    32. April 7, 2016

      Barclays to sell Asia wealth division to OCBC for $320m

      Barclays has agreed to sell its wealth and investment management business in Singapore and Hong Kong to Singapore’s...

    33. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Oil a help, Japan under pressure again

      Japanese shares again look set to stand out as decliners in Asia as the yen strengthened further, but sentiment...

    34. April 2, 2016

      Foxconn seals $3.5bn takeover of Sharp

      SAKAI, Japan, April 2 — Foxconn and Sharp have formally signed a long-awaited deal that would see the Taiwan group take...

    35. March 31, 2016

      Foxconn holds out to win Sharp power game

      For the hard-hitting Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou, sealing a Y388bn ($3.5bn) takeover of the Japanese television...

    36. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Yellen rally to round out March quarter

      The cautious words of Janet Yellen look set to work their magic on Asian markets for a second day. That should see...

    37. March 30, 2016

      Foxconn seals $3.5bn Sharp takeover

      Sharp, a pioneer of the once-mighty Japanese electronics industry, has been taken over at a knockdown price by...

    38. March 30, 2016

      Hon Hai/Sharp: not the end of the affair

      Romantic fiction demands that stubborn suitors be rewarded for persistence. Hon Hai of Taiwan first revealed its...

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