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Taiwan's Matsu archipelago, has become one of Asia's tourism hotspots. CNBC's Julia Wood and Lisa Wood discuss why.
BEIJING, Dec 16- For all the hype, Apple Inc's long-awaited iPhone agreement with China Mobile Ltd may deliver little more than a fleeting revenue jolt for the U.S. giant.
TAIPEI/ SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 12- Apple Inc sent medical experts to the Shanghai factory of contractor Pegatron Corp, who concluded that working conditions did not lead to the death from pneumonia of a 15- year-old boy who had lied to gain employment.
BANGALORE, Dec 12- China and other East Asian stock markets will surge next year after a lacklustre performance in 2013, driven by attractive valuations and inflows into the region, a Reuters poll showed.
*Taiwan, Singapore beat out Hong Kong due to space constraints. CHANGHUA, Taiwan, Dec 11- Google Inc opened its first two data centres in Asia on Wednesday to cater to the world's fastest growing consumer technology markets, but the company has no plans to open one in China or India.
*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.
This week on Managing Asia, Christine Tan speaks to a Loretta Yang and Chang Yi - the people behind Asia's first crystal glass workshop.
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.
BlackRock's head of emerging markets Jeffrey Shen says he is "finding micro opportunities in a macro obsessed world." Shen discusses why he likes the markets in Taiwan and Chile.
"I still think we have a little bit more room to go," JPMorgan Private Bank's Kate Moore says.
Ajay Kapur, Head of Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch says that North Asian economies are safe havens right now amid the sell-off in emerging markets.
Barney Singer, head of emerging markets FX trading at Nomura, advises investors to increasing FX holdings in emerging markets like the Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea.