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*China seen chipping away at Tokyo's claim to administrative control over area.
LONDON, Nov 25- Turkey's stock market surged 1.6 percent on Monday after Iran sealed a historic nuclear deal with the West read as reducing political risk in the oil-producing Middle East and opening the door to more trade with one of the region's biggest countries.
BEIJING/ TOKYO, Nov 25- Asian aviation officials said airlines would have to inform China of their flight plans before entering airspace over waters disputed with Japan, forcing carriers to acknowledge China's authority over a newly declared " Air Defense Identification Zone".
China considers Taiwan a renegade province and has never ruled out the use of force to bring it under its control. Ma said he had announced two years ago that there had to be a referendum in Taiwan on political talks before negotiations could begin. Taiwan does not have to rush, "Ma said, speaking through a translator.
*Shares of Qualcomm, Synaptics rise as sales to China grow. *China market big enough to support latecomers- analysts.
*Hon Hai says Q3 net profit T $30.75 bln vs consensus T $25.99 bln. TAIPEI, Nov 13- Hon Hai Precision Industry's decision to move away from major client Apple Inc and the lower-value electronics contract manufacturing business is a long-term bet that will improve margins and offset rising labour costs.
TAIPEI, Nov 13- Hon Hai Precision Industry's decision to move away from major client Apple Inc and the lower-value electronics contract manufacturing business is a long-term bet that will improve margins and offset rising labour costs. "Its enlarging scale will help Hon Hai's margins in Q3 and Q4," said Kylie Huang, Taipei- based analyst at Daiwa Securities.
HONG KONG, Nov 6- China is considering the use of international law in a big push to get free trade zones up and running to promote the use of the yuan in global trade, which could challenge Hong Kong longer term as the main offshore centre for the currency.
TAIPEI, Nov 5- Taiwan's success at designing and mass producing must-have gadgets for branded rivals such as Apple Inc makes it tougher for its companies trying to launch aspirational consumer brands of their own.
TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Oct 23- Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has halted at least one of its four main manufacturing lines, accounting for at least a fifth of total capacity, and is outsourcing production as a sales slump puts pressure on its cash flow, according to sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
TAIPEI/ BEIJING, Oct 16- Apple Inc shares opened 0.8 percent higher as investors looked to strong sales for the flagship iPhone 5 S, shrugging off signs of less-than-stellar orders for the cheaper 5 C model.
TAIPEI/ BEIJING, Oct 16- Apple Inc has told manufacturers of its new iPhone 5 C that it will cut orders of the smartphone for the final three months of the year, a source familiar with the supply chain situation said.
Bourses across Asia have been tempered over the past few months, first by expectations that the Fed will begin cutting back on asset purchases, which it has since postponed, and more recently over the budget stalemate in Washington.
TAIPEI, Oct 4- Taiwan's HTC Corp slid into the red for the first time in the third quarter, adding to the case for the troubled smartphone maker to abandon its prized independence and reach out for a white knight soon.
Apple will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" display this month.
TAIPEI, Sept 25- Taiwan's export orders in August came in well below expectations, with those from China stalling but U.S. ones up nearly 10 percent on continued demand in the electronics sector.
SYDNEY, Sept 18- Asia's top companies were less upbeat about their business outlook in the third quarter of 2013 as concerns about the global economy and rising costs dampened sentiment, the latest Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asia Business Sentiment Survey published on Wednesday showed.
*China, S.Korea, Taiwan and Singapore fall as exports hurt. SINGAPORE, Sept 18- Business sentiment among Asia's top companies deteriorated in the third quarter, led by businesses in export engines such as China and South Korea, ending three consecutive quarters of improving sentiment, the latest Thomson Reuters/ INSEAD Asia Business Sentiment survey showed.
SINGAPORE, Sept 18- Business sentiment among Asia's top companies deteriorated in the third quarter, led by businesses in export engines such as China and South Korea, derailing three consecutive quarters of improving sentiment, the latest Thomson Reuters/ INSEAD Asia Business Sentiment survey showed.
SEOUL, Sept 17- Chinese flat screen makers, once dismissed as second-class players in the global LCD market, are drawing envious looks from big names such as LG Display Co Ltd and Samsung. Since then, shipments have soared around 20- fold, thanks to China, data from research firm IHS shows.