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  • Chinese consumers shrug off iPhone extraction risk

    Chinese consumers shrug off iPhone extraction risk

    Consumers at the world's largest mobile phone market have shown indifference after Apple acknowledged that personal data can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques. ...

  • Year-end launch for China Steel's India plant

    Year-end launch for China Steel's India plant

    China Steel Corporation, the largest steelmaker in Taiwan, is planning to kick off commercial production at its plant located in India by the end of this year.China Steel invested US$236 million in ...

  • Multinationals struggling in China, but see strong growth prospects

    Multinationals struggling in China, but see strong growth prospects

    Some foreign businesses are struggling because of stagnant or falling sales in China as growth in the world's second largest economy has slowed down, but experts said they are seeing signs of a ...

  • Customs policy in Taiwan's FTZ not free enough: logistics firms

    Customs policy in Taiwan's FTZ not free enough: logistics firms

    Logistics companies in Taiwan have complained that customs mechanisms for the free economic pilot zone, comprising the nation's six harbors and one airport, are too conservative and will limit ...

  • Airlines in China cut first class amid slowdown, frugality drive

    Airlines in China cut first class amid slowdown, frugality drive

    Sales for first class and economy travel have been sliding for Chinese airlines due to the global economic slowdown and a government order aimed at curtailing excesses among government officials and ...

  • Can Shenzhen handle two luxury good malls?

    Can Shenzhen handle two luxury good malls?

    Shenzhen, the fourth largest city in China in terms of GDP, has seen comparatively weak consumption of luxury goods due to outbound consumption and the government's anti-corruption drive. Its luxury ...

  • China releases geoinformation industry plan

    China releases geoinformation industry plan

    China issued its first development plan for the geographic information industry, according to an announcement from China's National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation.China sees ...

  • China's coal inventories rise, losses widen

    China's coal inventories rise, losses widen

    China's coal producers faced greater inventories in the first half of the year as an economic slowdown and lingering oversupply continued to weigh down the sector, according to data from the National ...

  • TransAsia boss must rebuild again after Penghu disaster

    TransAsia boss must rebuild again after Penghu disaster

    TransAsia Airways was Taiwan's first airline and the crash of one of its French ATR-72 passenger aircraft this week has tarnished an image that it has worked hard to attain, writes our sister paper ...

  • Apple admits iPhone security flaw

    Apple admits iPhone security flaw

    Consumer electronics giant Apple has admitted for the first time that company employees can circumvent backup encryption to extract personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos ...

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  • Comics fair to open in August in Taipei

    : The 2014 Comic Exhibition will open Aug. 7 in Taipei, featuring graphic artists, writers and voice actors from Taiwan and Japan.Fifty-five Taiwanese ...

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    Chocolate fashion

    Chinese model Zen Zhang in nothing but chocolate, and a little fabric, July 24. (Photo/Lu Wei-chi)

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  • Li Hongzhong (李鴻忠)

    Li Hongzhong (李鴻忠)

    Li Hongzhong is the Communist Party secretary of Hubei province. A native of Changle in Shandong province. He was born in 1956 and joined the party ...

Market data

  • Taiwan Weighted Index
    9450.56
    +30.38
  • Hang Seng Index
    24470.96
    +42.33
  • Shanghai SE A Share Index
    2285.73
    +5.19
  • Shenzhen SE A Index
    1188.32
    +4.81
Asia-Pacific Indexes Last Trade Change
Shanghai SE B Share Index 234.53
+0.85
NIKKEI 225 15590.57
+61.17
Jakarta Composite Index 5088.80
-9.84
KOSPI Index 2059.93
+11.12
Stock Exchange of Thai Index 1538.99
-4.86
Kuala Lumpur Composite Index 1877.34
+0.29
Shenzhen SE B Index 926.32
+2.72
Philippine SE Index 6850.47
-39.08
HStraits Times Index 3355.55
+5.38
Currencies
TWD-USD 0.0334
-0.0001
CNY-USD 0.1617
-0.0001
HKD-USD 0.129
0

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