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Actress Lily Tien angers Taiwanese for 'China's Taiwan' lyrics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress Lily Tien (田麗) angered Taiwanese netizens after she released a video over the weekend in which she claimed to hail from "Taiwan, China," while ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 7 The Washington Post says Jan. 6 should have been a turning point in US politics ...

Hang Seng Encourages Hong Kong’s Youth to start "Trial mode*" with "Trial & Error"

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 10 May 2022 - Hang Seng Bank understands the importance of nurturing the youth and is committed to launching new services and products for all young customers to meet...

SIBUR provides new payment options and logistic features in China

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Media OutReach - 22 April 2022 - SIBUR, the largest integrated petrochemicals company in Russia and one of the fastest-growing companies in the global petrochemicals industry, announ...

China March new home prices stall again as COVID damps sentiment

Growth in new home prices in China was flat again in March versus the previous month, government data showed on Friday, pointing to fragile demand as growing COVID-19 lockdown measures dampened consum...

Analysis: China's widening COVID curbs threaten global supply chain paralysis

China's race to stop the spread of COVID-19 is clogging highways and ports, stranding workers and shutting countless factories - disruptions that are rippling through global supply chains for good...

Myanmar orders foreign money held by banks changed to kyats

BANGKOK (AP) — An order by Myanmar’s central bank that all foreign currency in bank accounts must be converted into the local currency has many in the military-ruled country worried over potential los...

Taiwan says internationalization of Chinese yuan helped by Ukraine war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The war in Ukraine and global economic sanctions levied against Russia could help raise the profile of the Chinese yuan against the U.S. dollar, a senior Taiwanese securit...

Taiwan sees Ukraine war helping Chinese yuan's internationalisation

The war in Ukraine and Russia's effective exclusion from the global currency system could be an opportunity for China to raise the profile of its currency in a challenge to the U.S. dollar, a seni...

China plans 7.1% defence spending rise this year, outpacing GDP target

China will spend 7.1% more on defence this year, outpacing last year's hike and the government's modest economic growth forecast as Premier Li Keqiang seeks to safeguard the country's sove...

Chinese students left stranded in Ukraine due to government inaction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As governments around the world work to evacuate citizens in Ukraine, thousands of Chinese students have reportedly been left stranded and scared. CNA reported that as ...

Former BlackRock Taiwan chief explains launch of New Taiwan dollar-backed stablecoin

“I’m convinced that the future of finance is cryptocurrency, in one form or another, and you can see that it has already become a reality,” says Leo Seewald, director of MaiCoin, Tai...

Column: 'Games must go on' spiel grows weaker by the day

The Olympic Charter runs 112 pages and reads like something Gwyneth Paltrow would have written if she were in charge of the Games instead of Goop. “The goal of Olympism,” the charte...

Johnson Electric reports Business and Unaudited Financial Information for the Third Quarter of Financial Year 2021/22

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 13 January 2022 - This news release is made by Johnson Electric Holdings Limited ("Johnson Electric" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") ...

AXA launches "FortuneXtra Savings Plan" 9 policy currency options with most flexibility in currency conversion and market-first dual currency accounts

Up to 20% premium refund upon successful applicationHONG KONG & MACAU – Media OutReach – 10 January 2022 - AXA Hong Kong and Macau (AXA) today announced the launch of "FortuneXtra Savings Plan ("F...