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Taiwan raises 2019 growth outlook, sees faster pace next year

16 Aug 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan raised its 2019 economic growth forecast on Friday, with prospects lifted by more factories moving production to the island from China despite worries about slowing technology demand and the Sino-U.S. trade war.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan raises 2019 growth outlook, sees faster pace next year

16 Aug 2019

TAIPEI, Aug 16 Taiwan raised its 2019 economic growth forecast on Friday, with prospects lifted by more factories moving production to the island from China despite worries about slowing technology demand and the Sino-U.S. trade war.

Taiwan urges citizens to stay on alert for China-backed media 'infiltration'

10 Aug 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen urged citizens to stay on alert for Chinese-financed media "infiltration" after a Reuters report of a Beijing-backed media campaign in the self-ruled island which China considers its own.

Paid 'news': China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources

09 Aug 2019

TAIPEI The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government programme to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland.

RPT-INSIGHT-Paid "news": China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources

09 Aug 2019

TAIPEI, Aug 9 The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland.

INSIGHT-Paid "news": China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources

09 Aug 2019

TAIPEI, Aug 9 The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland.

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

07 Aug 2019

BEIJING/TAIPEI China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island.

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources

02 Aug 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war.

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk

18 Jul 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big source of uncertainty.

TSMC expects 5G earnings boost, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk

18 Jul 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) on Thursday said it expects a stronger half-year on 5G telecoms demand, and that a dispute over chip-making materials between Japan and South Korea is its most uncertain factor.

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