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UPDATE 1-Taiwan Oct export orders shrink, but likely to rebound soon

2:46pm IST

TAIPEI, Nov 20 Taiwan's October export orders fell for the 12th straight month but at a slower pace, amid signs of a pick-up in global demand for electronics despite the protracted U.S.-China trade war.

China sails carrier group through Taiwan Strait as election campaign picks up pace

17 Nov 2019

TAIPEI China has sailed a carrier group into the sensitive Taiwan Strait led by its first domestically build aircraft carrier as election campaigning kicked into high gear on the self-ruled island on Sunday.

Apple supplier Foxconn flags slight growth in core business as third quarter profit beats forecasts

13 Nov 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's Foxconn, a key supplier to Apple Inc, posted a better-than-expected 23% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday and forecast slight growth in its core business next year. | Video

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown 'becomes serious'

07 Nov 2019

TAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island's foreign minister has said.

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown "becomes serious"

07 Nov 2019

TAIPEI, Nov 7 Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island's foreign minister has said.

Thousands throng Taipei streets in East Asia's largest Pride march

26 Oct 2019

TAIPEI More than 100,000 people thronged the streets of Taiwan's capital Taipei on Saturday for East Asia's largest Pride march, months after the self-ruled island began formally allowing same-sex marriage, the first place in Asia to do so. | Video

UPDATE 1-Taiwan Sept export orders fall for 11th month, rebound seen ahead

21 Oct 2019

TAIPEI, Oct 21 Taiwan's September export orders fell for the 11th successive month but at a slower pace, with weak demand for electronics countering optimism that orders will improve at the year-end.

Chipmaker TSMC boosts capex by up to $5 billion, sees fourth quarter sales jump on smartphones

17 Oct 2019

TAIPEI Apple Inc supplier TSMC raised its 2019 capital spending plan by up to $5 billion on Thursday and forecast a nearly 10% rise in fourth-quarter revenue on strong demand for faster mobile chips and new high-end smartphones.

Taiwan leader rejects China's 'one country, two systems' offer

10 Oct 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's president rejected on Thursday a "one country, two systems" formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland, saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong "on the edge of disorder".

Taiwan says China lures Kiribati with airplanes after losing another ally

20 Sep 2019

TAIPEI China offered airplanes and ferries to lure the Pacific island nation of Kiribati into switching diplomatic relations, Taiwan said on Friday, as the self-ruled island lost a second ally to Chinese pressure in less than a week.

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