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  • Foxconn, Alibaba to help Guizhou develop cloud computing apps

    Foxconn, Alibaba to help Guizhou develop cloud computing apps

    Taiwanese electronics giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Company, which trades as Foxconn in China, confirmed on Nov. 27 that it has signed a slew of strategic cooperation framework agreements with ...

  • Dairy industry in China is utterly stagnant

    Dairy industry in China is utterly stagnant

    Despite some improvements in the wake of a toxic baby formula several years ago, China's dairy industry is still stuck in its development due to various constraints, including inadequate breeding ...

  • Suning CEO to become PPTV's top manager

    Suning CEO to become PPTV's top manager

    Major Chinese electronics retailer Suning confirmed on Nov. 25 that Fan Zhijun, CEO of Suning's eastern China division, will be the chairman of major Chinese online TV services provider PPTV's ...

  • Taiwan eyeing industrial partnerships with India

    Taiwan eyeing industrial partnerships with India

    Taiwan is exploring opportunities for industrial partnerships with India under Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" initiative to boost industry, a visiting Taiwanese official said ...

  • Taiwan court rules SOGO ownership in Chnag's favor

    Taiwan court rules SOGO ownership in Chnag's favor

    Taiwan's court has awarded Chang Min-chiang, the chairman of Pacific Construction and founder of department chain store Sogo, the ownership of SOGO, reports our Chinese-language sister newspaper ...

  • McDonald's announces price changes in Taiwan

    McDonald's announces price changes in Taiwan

    Customers at McDonald's across Taiwan will have to pay NT$10 (NT$0.30) more for some items on the Extra Value Meals menu beginning Friday, the chain announced Thursday.The McChicken, Filet-O-Fish and ...

  • Hong Kong's eCargo to have Australia IPO

    Hong Kong's eCargo to have  Australia IPO

    Hong Kong-based e-commerce company eCargo is set to list on the Australian stock market Friday, eyeing to help ambitious Australian retailers tap into the lucrative Chinese market.The company will ...

  • Taiwan's SMEs lagging in digital marketing: Google survey

    Taiwan's SMEs lagging in digital marketing: Google survey

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Taiwan are lagging behind their counterparts in Hong Kong in digital marketing, according to a survey released by Google on Wednesday.The survey, ...

  • Looking for the bull in the China stock market

    Looking for the bull in the China stock market

    Mainland China's A-share market extended its rally for the fifth day since last week's rate cut, reigniting flames of hope that a bull market is imminent.The benchmark Shanghai index rose 1.43% to ...

  • Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-tsai dies, aged 93

    Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-tsai dies, aged 93

    Wang Yung-tsai, head of Formosa Plastics Group, died "of old age" Thursday, the company said. He was 93.Wang, also known as Y.T. Wang, took over as head of one of Taiwan's biggest enterprises in ...

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    2014 China Tattoo Show

    Two of the artists at the conference show off their own extensive tattoos, Nov. 15. (Photo/CNS)

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  • Liu Qibao (劉奇葆)

    Liu Qibao (劉奇葆)

    Liu Qibao is the party secretary of Sichuan province.Born: 1953Birthplace: Susong county, Anhui provinceCountry of Citizenship: ChinaProfession: ...

Market data

  • Taiwan Weighted Index
    9187.15
    +21.84
  • Hang Seng Index
    23995.84
    -8.44
  • Shanghai SE A Share Index
    2809.71
    +55.17
  • Shenzhen SE A Index
    1484.23
    +4.33
Asia-Pacific Indexes Last Trade Change
Shanghai SE B Share Index 277.63
-0.83
NIKKEI 225 17447.71
+199.21
Jakarta Composite Index 5149.89
+4.57
KOSPI Index 1980.78
-1.31
Stock Exchange of Thai Index 1594.19
-5.63
Kuala Lumpur Composite Index 1820.89
-9.02
Shenzhen SE B Index 989.36
+2.76
Philippine SE Index 7294.38
+29.04
HStraits Times Index 3350.5
+9.54
Currencies
TWD-USD 0.0322
+0.0001
CNY-USD 0.1628
+0.0001
HKD-USD 0.129
0

* Unless indicated otherwise, intraday data is at least 30 minutes delayed.