• SAN FRANCISCO/ TOKYO, Oct 8- The financial implosion of Apple Inc supplier GT Advanced Technologies Inc this week offers a dramatic illustration of how the iPhone maker can put the screws to suppliers willing to take a short-term risk for future riches. Analysts and industry insiders, however, attribute GT Advanced's apparent cash-flow problems to the...

  • TAIPEI, Oct 7- Taiwan's September exports expanded only half as much as expected, data showed on Tuesday, as weakness in some industrial sectors and stagnant demand from the euro zone offset the dividends from new product launches by Apple Inc. Exports in September grew 4.70 percent from a year earlier, the island's Ministry of Finance said, versus expectations...

  • HK protests could last for another 1-2 weeks: Pro  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    Willy Lam, Adjunct Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, discusses how long the protests could continue and explains what the event means for Taiwan.

  • *Taiwan gov't investigating phones' data transmission to China. The government began performing independent tests on Xiaomi phones after reports in recent months that some models automatically send user data back to the firm's servers in mainland China, Gin-Shian Lou, a director at Taiwan's National Communications Commission, said on Wednesday.

  • The link between illegal fishing and piracy Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A trawler moored in Dakar on Jan. 5, 2014.

    Fishery poaching is wiping out shoreline stocks and pushing poor fishermen from some countries toward piracy.

  • SHANGHAI/ DONGGUAN, Sept 11- About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency reported.

  • SEOUL/ TAIPEI, Sept 10- Apple Inc may have disappointed many consumers by not putting sapphire glass covers on its new iPhone, but the scratch-resistant material is gradually making its way into mobile devices despite manufacturing challenges and high costs.

  • Place your bets in these 2 Asian markets  Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Kunal Ghosh, Emerging Market Portfolio Manager of Allianz Global Investors, outlines the factors that will drive the stock markets in India and Taiwan.

  • Hackers target this Asian country the most  Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:12 PM ET

    Research reveals that Taiwan is one of the most heavily targeted Asian countries for hackers. Raimund Genes, Chief Technology Officer at Trend Micro, explains why.

  • Watch out for tech stocks in these Asian markets  Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:10 PM ET

    Andrew Sullivan, Head of Sales Trading, Hong Kong, Espirito Santo, says South Korean and Taiwanese technology stocks look attractive amid a pickup in the sector.

  • IPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:51 AM ET
    Attendees gather at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center in June in San Francisco.

    Apple suppliers are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone ahead of next month's expected launch.

  • TOKYO, Aug 22- Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said.

  • Reuters Business News Schedule at 1900 GMT/1500 EDT Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    PRETORIA- South Africa's central bank steps in to rescue unsecured lender African Bank Investments, placing it under external supervision and announcing plans for a $940 million capital injection underwritten by local lenders. Europe's fragile economy put to test as Ukraine, Iraq sour mood.

  • Remain cautious on Acer shares: Expert  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:10 PM ET

    With the absence of a supercycle in the PC industry, robust growth in earnings will be unlikely for Acer moving ahead, says Vincent Chen, Head of Greater China Technology Research at Yuanta.

  • Taiwanese protest trade deal with China  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Taiwanese protesters are worried that a trade deal will hurt businesses and increase political influence from Beijing, says Joseph Cheng, Chair Professor of Political Science at City University of Hong Kong.

  • Study: Millionaires grow in number and wealth Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    The number of millionaires worldwide grew by nearly 2 million last year and the group grew nearly 14 percent richer, a study said.

  • MSCI's review is 'unbelievable': Asianomics  Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    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.

  • MSCI: Why we didn't upgrade Korea & Taiwan  Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    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.

  • Tai Tong: Consistency was our biggest challenge  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 12:52 AM ET

    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.

  • Apple's iWatch will have a round face: Report Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 2:02 PM ET
    The Apple store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    Apple's iWatch will likely have a circular face, analyst Brian Blair of Rosenblatt Securities said in a report on the Asia supply chain.