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  • Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, looks on during a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Taipei, Taiwan, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.

    Taiwan will not bow to Chinese pressure, a presidential spokesman said on Thursday, after Beijing urged companies to change the way they refer to the self-ruled island.

  • TAIPEI, Jan 17- Taiwan will not bow to Chinese pressure and called for international support against Beijing's "out-of-control actions," a presidential spokesman said on Thursday, after Beijing urged companies to change the way they refer to the self-ruled island. Companies including Apple and Amazon have "wrongly labeled" Taiwan and should take immediate...

  • GENEVA, Jan 16- Taiwan objects to Britain's proposed rules for managing its trade in services after it leaves the European Union and has requested negotiations at the World Trade Organization, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Britain voted in a referendum in 2016 to leave the EU, which has spoken for Britain on trade matters ever since the WTO...

  • GENEVA, Jan 16- Taiwan objects to Britain's proposed rules for managing its trade in services after it leaves the European Union and has requested negotiations at the World Trade Organization, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

  • TAIWAN RAISES OBJECTIONS AT WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION TO BRITAIN'S PROPOSED RULES FOR TRADE IN SERVICES AFTER BREXIT- DOCUMENT SEEN.

  • Federal Reserve rate hikes, weakening the dollar in the run-up to the parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal. MSCI's developing world stocks benchmark rose 1.1 percent and was near a six-week peak, pushed up by gains in index heavyweights China, South Korea and Taiwan, which all ended at least 1 percent higher.

  • The signage for the U.K. headquarters of UBS.

    Investors would have missed out on a 10-percent rally if they had sold their stock holdings on Christmas Eve and re-entered the market this month, said Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS Global Wealth Management.

  • LONDON, Jan 11- Iran will see its crude exports severely curtailed for a third month in January as it is struggling to find new buyers amid U.S. sanctions even though its traditional customers secured waivers, according to tanker data and industry sources. Washington later gave a fairly generous set of waivers to eight traditional Iranian oil buyers- including...

  • *Taiwan's premier resigns after party's local election defeats. Tsai appointed Su Tseng- chang, a two-term former chairman of her Democratic Progressive Party, saying Taiwan faced challenges amid rising Chinese threats and trade tension between key backer the United States and China. "Taiwan's democracy and development must face certain challenges," Tsai...

  • This picture taken on November 15, 2018 shows Su Tseng-chang (R), New Taipei mayor candidate from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), shaking hands during the elections campaign in Tucheng district, New Taipei City. - When Taiwan goes to the polls on November 24, 2018 in local elections, it will not only be a test for President Tsai Ing-wen's embattled government but a crucial vote on divisive issues that could rile China. (Photo by SAM YEH / AFP) / TO GO WITH STORY: Taiwan-China-vote-referendum-politics, ADVANCER by Amber WANG        (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

    Taiwan on Friday appointed the former chairman of its ruling pro-independence party as premier, after the incumbent resigned along with the entire cabinet, in response to local election defeats.

  • LONDON, Jan 11- Iran will see its crude exports severely curtailed for a third month in January as it is struggling to find new buyers amid fresh U.S. sanctions even though its traditional customers secured waivers, according to tanker data and industry sources. Washington later gave a fairly generous set of waivers to eight traditional Iranian oil buyers-...

  • TAIPEI, Jan 10- Taiwan's Foxconn, a key Apple Inc supplier, reported a 8 percent fall in its December revenue on Thursday, dampening its performance in 2018 amid tepid demand for electronics. Warning signs about the health of the electronics sector have lingered in recent weeks, with Apple Inc cutting its first quarter revenue forecast and attributing its iPhone...

  • *Market expects China to buy more U.S. soybeans, grains. CHICAGO, Jan 9- U.S. soybean futures rebounded on Wednesday, posting gains for the fifth session in six amid hopes that China would accelerate its purchases of U.S. agricultural product following three days of trade talks with the United States this week. Trade Representative's office said on Wednesday that...

  • *Risk sentiment strong on hopes of U.S.- China trade deal. Jan 9- Emerging market stocks and currencies rose on Wednesday, as hopes of positive results from U.S.- China trade talks boosted risk sentiment. "Judging from upbeat equities on Wall Street against a backdrop of Trump's cheerleading tweet for U.S.- China trade talks, it is patently clear that the mood...

  • That rare forecast cut exposed weakening iPhone demand in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, where a slowing economy has also been buffeted by a trade war with the United States. The bleaker sales outlook, which Apple attributed to weak China demand, triggered a broad sell-off in global stock markets. Market research firm Canalys estimates...

  • TOKYO, Jan 8- Asian shares dipped on Tuesday, running out of steam after a brief rally sparked by hopes that Washington and Beijing may be inching towards a trade deal and that U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan reversed from early gains to slip 0.2 percent, dragged lowern by falls in China and Taiwan, while Japan's Nikkei rose 0.8...

  • *Secrets sold to competitor in China at a high price- Taiwan. *Aim was to build a factory in China- Taiwan. TAIPEI/ FRANKFURT, Jan 7- Taiwan is investigating six current and former employees of BASF's local operations suspected of leaking corporate secrets to a rival Chinese company, an official said on Monday.

  • TOKYO, Jan 8- Most Asian shares were propped up on Tuesday by hopes that Washington and Beijing may be inching towards a trade deal and that U.S. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.9 percent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up just 0.1 percent, though it was dragged down by falls in China and Taiwan. But many investors are still trying to...

  • *Secrets sold to competitor in China at a high price- Taiwan. *Aim was to build a factory in China- Taiwan. TAIPEI/ FRANKFURT, Jan 7- Taiwan is investigating six current and former employees of BASF's local operations suspected of leaking corporate secrets to a rival Chinese company, an official said on Monday.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 7- Taiwan is investigating six current and former employees of BASF's local operations suspected of leaking corporate secrets to China, an official said on Monday. Five employees were detained and one had been granted bail by a court, Lu Sung Hao, Taipei- based director of Taiwan's Crime Investigation Bureau, told Reuters. Officials in Taiwan and...