A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
UBS Global Wealth Management, which oversees more than €2.2 trillion in invested assets, has gone underweight on shares for the first time since the eurozone crisis.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
A snapshot of Asia would show a region with stable societies and growing economies. But we may look back on this as the time the region fell apart, says
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
A former TD has been appointed an honorary Kenyan tribal leader in recognition of his support for businesses there.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
Chinese president Xi Jinping has warned Donald Trump that "some negative factors" are hurting US-Chinese relations, as tensions flared between the two nations.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
There is growing concern that Beijing was steadily eroding the "one country, two systems" principle put in place after it took control of the Asian financial hub.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Taiwan's Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of same-sex marriage, making the island the first place in Asia to recognise gay unions.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Taiwan has banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal cruelty.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
Taiwan's leader has urged China to engage in "calm and rational" dialogue to maintain peace, vowing not to give in to Beijing's recent moves to "threaten and intimidate" the self-ruled island.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has said the United States should let China keep the navy unmanned underwater glider that it seized in the South China Sea.
Sun, 18 Dec, 2016
China has said military officials are in contact with their American counterparts on "appropriately handling" the Chinese navy's seizure of a US Navy unmanned underwater glider, one of the most serious incidents between the forces in years.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
Thu, 26 May, 2016
For investors in Taiwan’s $841bn (€745.5bn) stock market, Tim Cook matters more than president Tsai Ing-wen.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry, which assembles the bulk of Apple’s latest smartphones, saw its December revenues slump by a fifth and full-year sales miss expectations.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
In tiny Guam, a United States territory of less than 200,000 inhabitants in the North Pacific Ocean, a nation are finding their voice ahead of their first ever home World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Taiwan expressed regret yesterday after China rejected its bid to become a founding member of the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), though China said Taiwan is welcome to join as an ordinary member in the future.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
Taiwan, an island that China's ruling Communist Party has long sought to bring into its fold under the same "one country, two systems" arrangement it has for Hong Kong, has thrown its support behind Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
So what’s wrong with asking those who can afford to, to pay a little more?
Thu, 22 May, 2014
It’s not as prestigious as the track-and-field, but since its inception in 1924 there has been plenty of drama on the slopes, says Jonathan de Burca Butler
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
A Taiwanese television news station has apologised for airing footage of Queen Elizabeth II while reporting the death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2013
China has said it will use unmanned drones to carry out marine surveillance as it tries to increase its presence around uninhabited East China Sea islands at the centre of a dispute with Japan.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2012
Taiwan's government says it will allow the export of hundreds of strategic high-tech goods to China if exporters can prove that North Korea or Iran will not be their final destinations.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
With the wealth of nations, and indeed their debts, estimated nowadays in billions as opposed to mere millions, there is a danger that a tangible aspect of Ireland’s trade mission to China in securing contracts worth €35m could be dismissed as ‘small beer’.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
Although he understands why, the one thing 14-year-old Moshe Kai Cavalin dislikes is being called a genius.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2012
THEY invented the hand- held camera and helped bring the world the first pictures from the moon — but Kodak has filed for bankruptcy protection, capping a prolonged plunge for one of the world’s best-known companies and brands.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2012
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou won a close re-election fight today, leveraging his message of greater prosperity through expanded ties with China to beat his populist-minded opponent.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2012
Australia’s ruling party voted today to overturn a long-standing ban on exporting uranium to India, despite fierce opposition from critics who argued such sales are unsafe because India has not signed the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
Sun, 04 Dec, 2011
A US cable released by WikiLeaks cites Taiwan’s vice president as telling the top American diplomat on the island that President Ma Ying-jeou would open political talks with China if re-elected to a second term.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2011
Asian stocks markets were thrown into a tailspin today as flustered investors fearing a possible global recession continued to flee stocks.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2011
SECURITY experts have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks to date, involving the infiltration of the networks of 72 organisations, including the United Nations, governments and companies around the world.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2011
A CHINESE bishop ordained without papal approval has been excommunicated from the Catholic Church, the Vatican said on Saturday, bringing relations between the Vatican and Beijing to a new low.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
Despite his Machiavellian morals, Henry Kissinger’s tale of the Asian nation’s newfound significance is a fascinating read, says TP O’Mahony.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2011
FOREMOST in the minds of politicians and voters alike is Ireland’s prospects for economic recovery, and the means by which to best effect this.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
Taiwan’s president Ma Ying-jeou expressed his frustration today after an unusually public test firing of 19 surface-to-air and air-to-air missiles became a national embarrassment.
Tue, 18 Jan, 2011
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou called on China to improve its human rights record while congratulating Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo for winning the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.
Sat, 09 Oct, 2010
Thousands of residents were evacuated as a powerful typhoon struck Taiwan, flooding the southern part of the island, crippling transport and shutting off power.
Mon, 20 Sep, 2010
A pact that will reduce tariffs on hundreds of products traded between Taiwan and China took effect, a significant step for the Taiwanese president’s efforts to forge closer trade ties with Beijing.
Sun, 12 Sep, 2010
NOTHING projects American global air and sea power more vividly than supercarriers.
Sat, 07 Aug, 2010