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  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • TAIPEI, Feb 20- Taiwan stocks were largely unchanged in cautious trade on Monday ahead of exports-related data even as the index continued to test the key 9,800 level. As of 0255 GMT, the main TAIEX index was flat at. Taiwan is due to issue export orders data for January after market close on Monday.

  • SEOUL, Feb 17- The arrest of Samsung Group scion Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges could hamper decisions on strategic investments and acquisitions at the sprawling conglomerate, insiders and former executives say, even with strong leadership at its many businesses. Although business at flagship Samsung Electronics is humming along, big calls will need to be made...

  • MUMBAI, Feb 17- Apple Inc will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer's plant in the southern Indian technology hub of Bengaluru, an industry source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. It also comes as smartphone sales growth is slowing in Asia's other massive market, China.

  • TAIPEI, Feb 17- Taiwan stocks fell slightly on Friday tracking declines in regional markets and as investors continued to lock in profits on recent rallies. Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd fell as much as 0.9. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.015 to T $30.777 per.

  • SEOUL, Feb 17- The arrest of Samsung Group scion Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges could hamper decisions on strategic investments and acquisitions at the sprawling conglomerate, insiders and former executives say, even with a strong leadership bench at its many businesses. Although business at flagship Samsung Electronics is humming along, big calls will need to...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Toshiba Corp may delay the sale of its prized flash-memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. Changing the rules of the chip auction, which sources have said has generated bids of 200- 400 billion yen, could push the sale beyond...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Toshiba Corp has decided to delay the sale of shares in its chip business to the next financial year or later, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday, without citing sources. The Japanese conglomerate said on Tuesday it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell a majority stake in its prized flash-memory chip unit as it...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares in Toshiba Corp skidded on Wednesday after the conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell a majority stake in its prized flash-memory chip unit as it scrambles for cash to stay in business. Facing a March 27 deadline to avoid a delisting, Chief Executive Satoshi Tsunakawa said he would consider...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares in Toshiba Corp skidded on Wednesday after the conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell a majority stake in its prized flash-memory chip unit as it scrambles for cash to stay in business. Facing a March 27 deadline to avoid a delisting, Chief Executive Satoshi Tsunakawa said he would consider...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares of Toshiba Corp tumbled 10 percent on Wednesday morning after the electronics conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit, a writedown that wipes out its shareholder equity.

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 14- India's Supreme Court convicted a confidante of the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday in a corruption case that will put her behind bars and effectively end her bid to become chief minister of the southern state. Known as the " Detroit of Asia", Tamil Nadu is India's second-largest manufacturing state. It hosts auto makers including BMW,...

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 14- India's Supreme Court convicted a confidante of the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday in a corruption case that will put her behind bars and effectively end her bid to become chief minister of the southern state. Known as the " Detroit of Asia", Tamil Nadu is India's second-largest manufacturing state. The disproportionate assets case...

  • TAIPEI, Feb 13- Taiwan stocks rose on Monday to a more than one-and-a-half-year high, tracking gains in overseas markets. President Donald Trump's tax reform plans and his change of tack to agree to honor the "one China" policy, and generally upbeat global economic data. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.037 to T $31.014 per U.S. dollar.

  • SEOUL/ TOKYO, Feb 7- Toshiba Corp favors private equity bidders in the sale of a stake in its chip business, as suitors including rivals SK Hynix Inc and Micron Technology Inc vie with financial investors like Bain Capital, sources said on Tuesday. South Korea's Hynix, the world's No. 2 chipmaker, on Tuesday said it had submitted a non-binding bid although it gave no...

  • TOKYO, Feb 7- Toshiba Corp wants investment funds including Bain Capital to buy a stake in its flash memory business rather than industry peers such as Micron Technology Inc because doing so will speed up the planned sale, a source said. Toshiba needs to raise funds by the end of March to offset an imminent multi-billion dollar writedown on its U.S. nuclear power...

  • TAIPEI, Feb 7- Taiwan stocks fell on Tuesday tracking regional bourses as investors locked in profits from recent gains, with smartphone manufacturer HTC Corp trading lower on weak January sales data. As of 0147 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.1 percent at 9,531.01. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.057 to T $31.000 per U.S. dollar.