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Jim Walker, Founder & Managing Director at Asianomics, explains why he doesn't agree with MSCI's decision to leave South Korea and Taiwan out of its developed market index.
Chin-Ping Chia, MD & Head of Research, Asia Pacific, MSCI, pinpoints currency convertibility and downstream operation issues as reasons why Korea and Taiwan weren't added to its developed market index.
TAIPEI, June 6- The personal computer is evolving from one-size-fits-all into a spectrum of screen sizes- keyboard optional, said Intel Corp's global head of PC chips, in a trend that could rejuvenate the computing industry's slowest growth segment. Over the past year, global sales of Intel- based all-in-one desktop PCs have grown 16 percent, Skaugen said.
Charles Chen-I Hsu, Chairman of Tai Tong Food & Beverage Group, explains why consistency was the firm's main challenge when it started its business in 1990.
*Japan govt aims for' robotic revolution' under growth strategy. TOKYO, June 5- Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Thursday it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February, expanding into a sector seen key to addressing labour shortages in one of the world's fastest ageing societies.
TOKYO, June 5- Japan's SoftBank Corp is developing human-like robots which it will use to staff its cellphone stores, two people with knowledge of the matter said, in a move aimed at expanding the mobile phone and Internet conglomerate's technological reach.
Apple's iWatch will likely have a circular face, analyst Brian Blair of Rosenblatt Securities said in a report on the Asia supply chain.
HANOI/ HONG KONG, May 19- Most large companies operating in industrial parks hit by anti- China riots in Vietnam last week have resumed operations, underscoring the irresistible pull of the country as a low-cost manufacturing hub with a relatively skilled workforce.
Vietname could pay a higher price for this week's rioting than it expects, according to analysis in The Economist.
HANOI/ TAIPEI, May 16- Dexter Hsu spent Tuesday night barricaded inside his workers' dormitory in Vietnam's Binh Duong province. Tales like Hsu's risk undermining foreign investment in Vietnam, the lynchpin of its economy.
*Anti-China riots spread into central Vietnam. HANOI, May 15- More than 20 people were killed in Vietnam and a huge foreign steel project set ablaze as anti- China riots spread to the center of the country a day after arson and looting in the south, a doctor and company officials said on Thursday.
*Anti-China riots spread into central Vietnam. HANOI, May 15- More than 20 people were killed in Vietnam and a huge foreign steel project set ablaze as anti- China riots spread to the centre of the country a day after arson and looting in the south, a doctor and company officials said on Thursday.
HANOI, May 15- More than 20 people were killed and rioters attacked Vietnam's biggest steel plant overnight as violent anti- China protests spread to the centre of the country a day after arson and looting in the south, a doctor and newspapers said on Thursday.
HANOI, May 14- Rioting broke out at industrial zones in southern Vietnam during protests by thousands of workers angered by Chinese oil drilling in a contested area of the South China Sea, officials said on Wednesday.
Comcast is giving two Asian mobile firms access to its WiFi hot spots in the US, illustrating its ambitions to compete with US wireless carriers.
NEW YORK, May 12- Comcast Corp is giving at least two Asian cellular operators access to its WiFi hot spots in the United States, in trial partnerships that illustrate the cable company's ambitions to compete with U.S. wireless carriers.
NEW YORK, May 11- Comcast Corp is offering at least two Asian cellular operators access to its WiFi hot spots in the United States, in trial partnerships that illustrate the cable company's ambitions to compete with U.S. wireless carriers.
Made her HTC a leader in smartphones, and herself and her husband billionaires, but now struggling to compete with rivals' newer models and brands.
*Tencent, banks and regulators stand in Alibaba's way. HONG KONG/ BEIJING, April 3- Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company, changed how China shops. Joe Tsai, executive vice chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, sees an Alibaba future that stretches from banking to education, travel to entertainment.
The debut of Mayday, aka the Chinese Beatles in the U.S. was well received — but it's not quite a Chinese Invasion of pop culture just yet.