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  • Manufacturers like South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd and Samsung Display are eager to boost their exposure to the sector, which promises bigger and more stable margins than their mainstay mobile and TV businesses. Future cars could add transparent side-window displays and replace rearview mirrors and side mirrors with screens, according to LG Display, the...

  • Feb 5- Even after two deadly crashes in seven months, TransAsia Airways Corp will likely rebound quickly as insurance covers any financial losses and its coveted routes through Taipei's downtown airport keep it popular with business travelers. "Songshan is in downtown Taipei... so their flights are valuable, especially for the corporate guys," said Marc Wang,...

  • At least 13 reported dead in Taiwan plane crash  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 7:01 AM ET

    A TransAsia commercial flight crashed into a river in Taipei shortly after takeoff. There were 58 passengers and crew aboard.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 4- Taiwan regulators are likely to put more pressure on TransAsia Airways to review its maintenance and safety procedures after Wednesday's crash, its second fatal accident in seven months. The death toll could still rise after the ATR 72-600, which had 58 passengers and crew on board, crashed into a river shortly after taking off from Taipei's...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 4- Taiwan regulators are likely to put more pressure on TransAsia Airways to review its maintenance and safety procedures after Wednesday's crash, its second fatal accident in seven months. The death toll could still rise after the ATR 72-600, which had 58 passengers and crew on board, crashed into a river shortly after taking off from Taipei's...

  • Taiwan jet with 58 on board crashes into river  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 12:26 AM ET

    A TransAsia Airways flight carrying 58 passengers has reportedly crashed into a river in Taiwan. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Jan 27- Asian airlines are slashing fuel surcharges as oil prices hover at six-year lows, but passengers hoping for cheaper tickets will be disappointed as carriers are likely to bump up fares to maintain margins. Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd became the latest airline to eliminate the surcharge on Tuesday, but at the same time said it was...

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Jan 21- Alibaba and Tencent spent more than $8 billion last year alone backing often strikingly similar ventures, as the Chinese Internet giants race to create online one-stop-shops to win the digital loyalty of a tenth of the world's population. Before China became the biggest smartphone market, there was little overlap between the...

  • TSMC's stock to see 20-30% upside: Daiwa  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:24 PM ET

    Rick Hsu, Regional Head of Technology at Daiwa, explains his "buy" rating on the Taiwanese semiconductor foundry, with a target price of TWD $170.

  • Kaisa Group last week failed to pay coupons for its dollar bond maturing in 2020, after government officials blocked sales of some of its projects in Shenzhen and several executives unexpectedly exited. Kaisa woes have frozen high-yield bond issuance from Chinese companies in the offshore market, where about $3.9 billion worth of G3 and dim sum bonds from...

  • Why the Fed won't be a risk for Asian equities  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Paul Christopher, Chief International Investment Strategist at Wells Fargo, says the Fed will likely hold off its rate hike until August, followed by a few "token hikes", which should bode well for Asian stocks.

  • In EM Asia, buy stocks with DM exposure: Pro  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 8:07 PM ET

    Jonathan Garner, MD and Chief Asia and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, says emerging markets with exposure to developed markets, like Taiwan, are a good bet for 2015.

  • Cramer: As ISIS grows, so do defense stocks Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:56 PM ET
    A KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., refuels a B-1B Lancer during a training exercise Sept. 23, 2014, over South Dakota.

    As the U.S. reduces its military budget, Jim Cramer sees allied countries are arming themselves. This is good news for one group of stocks.

  • TAIPEI, Dec 22- Taiwan's export orders grew slower than expected in November, amid global uncertainties, and the island's economics ministry slightly trimmed its forecast for this year's total, which still should set a record. Still orders for information communication goods, the main driver for Taiwan's exports, posted a record monthly high of US $13.69...

  • Taiwan's changing political landscape  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 8:21 PM ET

    Steven Goldstein, Professor of Government at Smith College, says Taiwanese distrust President Ma Ying-jeou's relationship with mainland China.

  • Taiwan's KMT has a tough road ahead: Pro  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Ross Feingold, Senior Advisor at DC International Advisory, weighs the chances of Taiwan's ruling party winning presidential elections following their heavy defeat at local polls.

  • Taiwan: Party's not over for the KMT  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Michael Boyden, Managing Director of Taiwan Asia Strategy Consulting, says although the ruling nationalist KMT party faced a heavy defeat at local elections, "it wasn't total annihilation."

  • Taiwan ruling party loses in local elections  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    Kerry Brown, Executive Director of the China Studies Center at the University of Sydney, discusses concerns over the KMT's defeat and what it means for Taiwan-China relations.

  • TAIPEI, Nov 29- Taiwan's China- friendly ruling party lost a slew of traditional strongholds in local elections on Saturday, triggering the resignation of the island's premier and the cabinet. The worse-than-expected showing underlined the growing unpopularity of the government of President Ma Ying- jeou, which has been trying to forge closer ties with China.

  • TAIPEI, Nov 29- Taiwan's premier announced his resignation on Saturday after a candidate backed by the pro-independence opposition party was elected as the next mayor of Taipei, ending the ruling Kuomintang's 16- year hold on the capital. In Taipei, independent candidate Ko Wen- je, a 55- year-old trauma surgeon, defeated the KMT's Sean Lien, the son of a wealthy...