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    1. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Happy lunar new year

      Xin nian kuai le! Gong hey fat choy! Or just happy Chinese new year.   Well, the good news is that the FT Hong Kong’s...

    2. February 7, 2016

      Hunt for survivors after Taiwan earthquake

      Buildings collapse after 6.4 quake hits Taiwan Rescuers were racing to find more than 100 missing people in southern...

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    1. February 5, 2016

      Asia’s surging household debt: how risky is it?

      Soaring household debt in Asia is one of the starkest legacies of the post-2008 low rates world order. If 10 years ago...

    2. February 4, 2016

      Hong Kong’s ‘lions’ dance for prosperity

      In Hong Kong the year of the monkey will be ushered in next Monday by dancing lions. The dances, believed to bring good...

    3. February 3, 2016

      Asia struggles with poor margin discipline

      This week, the world’s biggest container ship begins its maiden voyage from Asia to the US, after picking up cargo in...

    4. February 3, 2016

      Taiwan’s Asus on a quest for a new life as the PC era fades

      In 1998, as Russia’s Mir space station travelled hundreds of miles above the earth, Jonney Shih was monitoring its...

    5. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: February off to positive start

      Following a tumultuous start to the year, Asian markets have started February on the front foot, and are higher in...

    6. January 30, 2016

      US Navy destroyer sails near island claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam

      A US Navy destroyer sailed on Saturday within 12 nautical miles of an island claimed by China and two other states in...

    7. Tech blog

      January 29, 2016

      #techFT - Tech-led Ticks replace Brics

      Taiwan and Korea have joined India and China as emerging-market fund managers prefer the digital Ticks to the old...

    8. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      EU imposes new tariffs on Chinese steel imports

      The European Union has signaled a tougher approach to the bloc’s growing steel industry crisis announcing the...

    9. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      FirstFT - History's most audacious scam

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Where we’re going, we don’t need roads...

    10. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Taiwan logs slowest annual growth since '09

      Taiwan’s economy barely grew in 2015, weighed down by slower growth in China and falling exports . The island nation’s...

    11. January 28, 2016

      The Brics are dead. Long live the Ticks

      The Brics are dead. Long live the Ticks. The Brics concept, based on the belief that the quartet of Brazil, Russia,...

    12. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Dollar takes unfashionable toll on H&M profits

      A strong dollar has led to lower than expected fourth quarter profits at Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish retailer popular...

    13. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Apple’s Asian suppliers shrug off slowing iPhone sales

      On Tuesday Apple signalled that the iPhone would see its first ever decline in sales in the quarter to March – what is...

    14. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Sony bags $212m Internet of Things chip maker

      Sony Corporation has paid $212m for an Israeli technology company with specialist software which the Japanese...

    15. January 24, 2016

      Taiwan poses generational challenge to China

      Ma Ying-jeou, Taiwan’s outgoing president, made history late last year by meeting China’s President Xi Jinping, the...

    16. January 22, 2016

      Barclays hires Lazard to sell Asia wealth business

      Barclays’ retreat from Asia is set to gather pace after it hired Lazard to advise on the planned sale of its wealth...

    17. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Barclays hopes for $500m for Asia wealth unit

      Barclays’ retreat from Asia is set to gather pace after it hired Lazard to advise on the planned sale of its wealth...

    18. January 22, 2016

      Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s next president

      While policymakers in Beijing were fretting this week about what her landslide election victory on January 16 means for...

    19. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2016

      China and traditional industrialisation-led development: the world was not enough

      Earlier this month at the annual meetings of the American Economic Association in San Francisco, Justin Yifu Lin argued...

    20. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Markets bounce on dovish ECB

      The prospect of further stimulus from the European Central Bank and a recovery in oil prices helped US and European...

    21. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Barclays vows to stay 'bulge-bracket'

      Barclays has told staff that it aims to remain “a bulge-bracket investment bank” while outlining plans to cut up to...

    22. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Sharp jumps on reports of takeover bid from Foxconn

      Shares in Sharp have surged by as much as 22 per cent in Tokyo following reports that Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision...

    23. January 20, 2016

      ‘Chairman Chang’ leaves legacy in shipping

      Taiwan’s Evergreen Group has said its staff were “deeply grieved and saddened” following news of the death of Chang...

    24. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Q: If RMB falls 10%, what happens to world GDP?

      A: Everyone but China loses.   With China’s currency likely to depreciate this year due to persistent outflows, a...

    25. January 17, 2016

      Taiwan poll victory leaves Tsai Ing-wen facing tough task

      Opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen won a historic landslide victory in Saturday’s elections but Taiwan’s president-elect...

    26. January 16, 2016

      Tsai Ing-wen wins Taiwan’s presidential election

      Opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen has been elected as Taiwan’s next president, with her Democratic Progressive party on...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      January 15, 2016

      Sharp eyed

      A member of the Taiwanese honour guard takes part in a change of duty ceremony at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in...

    28. January 15, 2016

      Meet Tsai Ing-wen, the woman set to lead Taiwan

      If the polls are correct, China’s President Xi Jinping will soon be facing off across the Taiwan Strait against a...

    29. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      Sharp shares climb 17% on Hon Hai reports

      Sharp shares jumped as much as 17 per cent in the first hour of Tokyo trading, on hopes that Hon Hai Precision Industry...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      January 13, 2016

      Blast from the past

      A workman opens the smokebox door of a Japanese-made steam train at a train depot in Changhua, Taiwan, on Wednesday. ...

    31. January 13, 2016

      Tsai on track for Taiwan poll victory

      The conviction of patriarch Yen Ching-piao for corruption and firearms offences was not enough to force his influential...

    32. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      The future of China-fuelled luxury growth

      The Chinese luxury spending slowdown, in charts. Luxury retailers – from sellers of cognac to purveyors of silk...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      January 12, 2016

      Longshan prayers

      A woman burns incense sticks as people gather for morning prayers at Longshan temple in Taipei, Taiwan on Tuesday ...

    34. FT Alphaville

      January 12, 2016

      CNH Hibor, nothing to see here

      The CNH overnight interbank rate in #HongKong just spiked from 4% to 66.8% in 2 days. —...

    35. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      Worst. New Year Hangover. For. Markets. Ever

      Most had a hunch the first five trading days of 2016 were a shocker, but for the purists here’s a table cataloguing...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 7, 2016

      China needs a foreign coach for circuit training

      The aim of an equity market circuit breaker is to provide safeguards to address market volatility and inspire investor...

    37. Fast FT

      January 6, 2016

      N Korea concerns add to EM currency woes

      As if emerging markets didn’t have enough on their plate, with Chinese economic angst, falling oil prices and tensions...

    38. Fast FT

      January 6, 2016

      Deflation lurks in Taiwan again, as inflation slows

      Taiwanese consumer prices grew at a slower-than-expected pace in December, stoking concerns about the country’s...

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