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  • BEIJING, Sept 30- Millions of Chinese tourists are packing their bags for distant and not-too distant shores for the National Day holiday, with early indicators pointing to a slump in bookings for neighbouring Taiwan and Hong Kong. It is also a peak season for retailers outside China looking to lift their top line. Singapore is luring Chinese shoppers with...

  • MEXICO CITY- Central Bank of Mexico monetary policy statement PRAGUE- Czech National Bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT TAIPEI- Central Bank of the Republic of Taiwan interest rate decision- 0900 GMT ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey to publish the minutes of September policy meeting- 1100 GMT CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova interest rate...

  • *Poses big threat to rivals in Europe and elsewhere. *UberEats opens in Amsterdam, Tokyo, four other cities this week. In addition to Amsterdam UberEats says it is also due to launch services in Dubai, Johannesburg and selected areas of Tokyo on Thursday and plans to be in Brussels, Stockholm, Hong Kong, Taipei, Jakarta, and Bangkok in the coming months.

  • BEIJING- Asian Development Bank releases its flagship economic publication, its Asian Development Outlook 2016- 0200 GMT MANILA- Central Bank of the Philippines monetary board member Valentin Araneta addresses 2016 Philippine investment conference on "Sustaining Development in a World of Policy Divergence" PRAGUE- Czech National Bank board member Tomas...

  • -0600 GMT PRAGUE- Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok to attend at discussion Future V4- business in Central and Eastern Europe- 0700 GMT JERUSALEM- Bank of Israel interest rates decision followed by Governor Karnit Flug holding a news conference- 1300 GMT. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 BEIJING- Asian Development Bank releases Asian Development Outlook 2016, its...

  • British cybersecurity firm Darktrace reckons cybercriminals can be stopped with machine learning and a bit of maths.

  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 NEW DELHI- Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley holds first meeting of the Goods and Services Tax Council BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand gives updated economic forecasts- 0030 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 PRAGUE- Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok to attend at discussion Future V4- business in Central and Eastern Europe- 0700 GMT JERUSALEM-...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Business Leaders Forum's Financial Summit 18 conference, titled "Breakout Brexit" JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank interest rate decision- 0700 GMT ANKARA- Turkey central bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank interest rate decision- 1300 GMT CAIRO- Central bank of Egypt monetary...

  • LONDON, Sept 21- Asian stock market gains on the back of a rally in Tokyo boosted emerging equities half a percent on Wednesday as investors digested the Bank of Japan's latest policy moves and waited for the U.S. But Asian stocks tracked their Japanese counterparts higher, with Hong Kong, Seoul and Taipei markets all rising more than. But currencies across Asia...

  • A technical glitch halted trading in Australia's market for most of Monday's session, but other Asia markets gained.

  • Asia markets traded higher on the final trading day of the week, ahead of next week's key central bank meetings in the U.S. and Japan.

  • September marks the start of China's peak travel season but traditional hotspot Taiwan is not feeling the love.

  • A worker in a textile factory in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China.

    Beijing faces serious economic and social challenges in creating jobs for its 270 million migrant workers, the SCMP reports.

  • Tourism takes a hit in Taiwan

    Taiwanese workers in the hospitality sector participated in a demonstration due to frustrations over the shrinking numbers of Mainland tourists.

  • The fall in Chinese tourists is being felt throughout self-ruled Taiwan, triggering a drop in business for hotels and travel agents and prompting the first major protest by the tourism sector at the deteriorating relations with Communist Party rulers in Beijing since President Tsai Ing- wen took office in May. China has claimed sovereignty over Taiwan since...

  • Tourists take photographs with their smartphones on the waterfront in the Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong.

    For Asia's well-heeled millennial travelers, new experiences are far more appealing than the comfort of organized tours.

  • Asia new front for global sneaker wars

    CNBC's Sara Eisen talks with Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and the NBA's Steph Curry about growth opportunities in China as brands battle for consumers.

  • *Gov't says sees export boost from launch of new iPhone models. *Aug exports up 1 pct y/y, beat forecast but growth modest. TAIPEI, Sept 7- Taiwan's exports grew more than expected in August as global retailers began stocking up smartphones and other hi-tech gadgets ahead of the year-end shopping season, but the rise was slight, keeping the chance of another interest...

  • Nearly 300 armed Chinese police officers and soldiers took part in an emergency drill near the Xisha Islands (Paracel Islands) in the South China Sea.

    Assertive action by China's coast guard in the South China Sea risks destabilizing the region, according to researchers.

  • *Rest of Asia, South Korea PMI slump; others mixed. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Sept 1- Manufacturers across Asia and Europe showed few signs of returning to health in August, as demand remained fitful at best, although British factories bucked the global trend, surveys showed on Thursday. "The plunge in sterling is boosting the UK's competitiveness, which is helping to...