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60 countries can thank city's courts.

AS part of the city’s development to become a global commercial center, Shanghai courts have resolved business disputes involving companies from more than 60 countries. From 2012 to 2016, local courts received 4,785 business disputes involving companies from overseas countries along with China’s Hong Kong, Macau ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Pinoy, other foreign fishermen 'kept like slaves' in Taiwan.

A group of foreign fishermen, including several Filipinos, were locked around the clock in tiny windowless rooms in Taiwan to stop them escaping while not at sea, prosecutors said in the island's latest abuse case involving migrant workers.

- GMA News - PH

Taiwan suspends oil exports to North Korea, imports of clothing.

Taiwan will suspend clothing and related textile good imports from North Korea The post Taiwan suspends oil exports to North Korea, imports of clothing appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Panama denies chequebook diplomacy after ditching ties with Taiwan.

Panama’s decision to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China had nothing to do with “chequebook diplomacy”, its president has told Chinese state television. Panama established diplomatic relations with mainland China in June in a major victory for Beijing as it lures ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Fishermen 'kept like slaves' in Taiwan.

According to rights groups, exploitation of migrant workers is frequently reported in Taiwan The post Fishermen 'kept like slaves' in Taiwan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

The United Nations Is Creating a Security Dilemma for Taiwan.

J. Michael Cole Security, Asia Taiwan remains shunned by the UN, which insists on de jure sovereignty for membership and continues to operate under a One China' policy. Taiwan and its allies at the United Nations will once again make the case during the UN General Assembly for the meaningful participation of Taiwan within ...

- The National Interest - US

Wisconsin governor signs bill offering Foxconn $3 billion in tax credits.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a $3-billion incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group, setting up the Taiwanese technology giant to become the country's biggest foreign recipient of state subsidies. "Foxconn's creation of 13,000 good-paying, family-supporting WI jobs will...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Deal.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill that would give Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group $3 billion in economic incentives to open a mega-plant in the state.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Wisconsin Gov. Walker to sign $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign into law a $3 billion incentive package for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group. Walker announced Sunday that he will sign the bill on Monday at Gateway Technical College near Racine. That southeast part of Wisconsin is where the Taiwan-based company...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Did Taiwan police and paramedics leave migrant worker to die?.

Footage of paramedics failing to help a fatally wounded Vietnamese man prompts outrage in Taiwan.

- BBC - UK

US job offers: IITians face Trump visa hurdle.

US dreams of some IITians who had bagged US offers from leading software giants in December 2016 are yet to materialise, thanks to President Donald Trump's visa policy. Japan, Taiwan, Canada, Singapore and some European countries have begun to rise in students' preference list.

- Times Of India - IN

Lads’ mags, disasters and cities full of hermits: the world through the eyes of novelist Lolita Hu

Disasters seem to follow Lolita Hu Ching-fang. The Taiwanese-born novelist has lived in cities all over the world and wherever she goes, the bad luck has travelled with her. She was in current home Hong Kong during the 2003 Severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak, in Sri Lanka for the 2004 tsunami, and in Tokyo for the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Two criminal cases — one in China, one in Taiwan — show a deeper rift between the political systems

Courts in China and Taiwan, rivals for 70 years, each took a criminal state-security case this week involving a suspect from the other side, and outcomes so far are baring schisms between the political systems that will complicate already strained relations. A court in China's Hunan province heard...

- Los Angeles Times - US

The pan pipes come calling to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIWAN’S “PanFlute Prince” Eric Chang will stage a relaxing concert at theShanghai Concert Hall on October 4 to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Adaptationsof movie scores, Disney cartoon suites and pop music have been carefully selected for the concert,as well as several from pieces from ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Taiwanese Activist Stands Trial in “Stage Drama”

Taiwanese activist and NGO worker Lee Ming-che was tried for subversion on Monday, five and a half months after he disappeared while entering China via Macau. Following a pattern

- China Digital Times - CN

Taiwan sentences mainland Chinese man to 14 months in prison for trying to recruit spies

A graduate of one of Taiwan’s top universities accused of recruiting spies for Beijing was sentenced to 14 months in prison on Friday. The verdict comes amid tense cross-strait relations and just days after China put on trial a Taiwanese democracy activist who had been held incommunicado since March. Zhou Hongxu, who ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Taiwan convicts Chinese man of seeking to buy state secrets

- Townhall.com - US

Chinese man convicted in Taiwan of security violations

A Taiwanese court has sentenced a man from mainland China to 14 months in prison for breaking its national security laws, days after a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist was convicted of political subversion in China.

- FOX News - US

Taiwan jails mainland Chinese man on national security charge

TAIPEI - A Taiwan court on Friday jailed a mainland Chinese man for 14 months for breaching national security laws, following months of strained relations over China's detention of a national from the self-ruled island.

- Reuters - US

Wisconsin state legislature signs off on $3 billion Foxconn incentive package

ANALYSIS: On Thursday, the state of Wisconsin hedged its bet on Foxconn, as legislators approved a nearly $3 billion incentive package for the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer in exchange for its investing approximately $10 billion in the state and building a factory that could employ up to 13,000 workers. The ...

- VentureBeat - US

Taiwan jails mainland Chinese student on national security charge

TAIPEI - A Taiwan district court on Friday sentenced a mainland Chinese student to 14 months imprisonment for breaching national security laws.

- Reuters - US

Wisconsin Legislature passes $3 billion Foxconn incentive package, sends to Walker

The Wisconsin Assembly sent a $3 billion incentive package for Taiwan-based Foxconn to Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday, signing off on a deal to lure the electronics giant to the state with the biggest subsidy to a foreign company in U.S. history. The bill approved on a bipartisan 64-31 vote would...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Wisc. Assembly approves $3B Foxconn incentive

The Wisconsin Assembly approved a $3 billion incentive package for Taiwan-based Foxconn and it is now on its way to Gov. Scott Walker to sign off on a deal to lure the electronics giant to the state.         

- USA TODAY - US

India first to import Japan`s iconic bullet-train technology after Taiwan

Taiwan was the first country to buy Japan's bullet-train technology.

- Zee News - IN

Iconic Canadian retailer Roots said to be seeking IPO with $700 million valuation

Founded in 1973, Roots began with one small store in Toronto. It now has more than 200 in Canada, the U.S., China and Taiwan

- Financial Post - CA

Foxconn to spend US$5.7 billion in Nanjing on world's biggest smartphone assembly hub

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world’s largest contract manufacturer for consumer electronics, said it will invest 37.5 billion yuan to expand its facilities in Nanjing city, turning it into the largest smartphone assembly on the planet and a hub for research and development. Anatomy of an iPhone: What’s in ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Typhoon Talim veers away from Taiwan, moves towards Japan

Taiwan will lift a shipping warning later on Thursday after Typhoon Talim veered away from the island and moved towards Japan but the capital, Taipei, and other cities can expect heavy rains from the storm, meteorologists said. Some flight cancellations could also still be expected as northern Taiwan is lashed by heavy ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Discrepancies in Cambodian Sand Exports Spark Fraud Allegations

An environmental group is highlighting discrepancies in Cambodian government data on exports of silica sand to Taiwan, in what the group's founder suggests may be a case of tax avoidance and economic fraud. Exports of another type of sand to Singapore were investigated after the same group exposed similar discrepancies in ...

- Voice of America - US

Discrepancies in Cambodian Sand Exports Sparks Fraud Allegations

An environmental group is highlighting discrepancies in Cambodian government data on exports of silica sand to Taiwan, in what the group's founder suggests may be a case of tax avoidance and economic fraud. Exports of another type of sand to Singapore were investigated after the same group exposed similar discrepancies in ...

- Voice of America - US

Wisconsin Legislature to approve $3B incentive for Foxconn

The deal to develop a massive Foxconn plant in Wisconsin will be virtually complete Thursday when the state Legislature votes to approve a $3 billion incentive package to lure the Taiwan-based electronics giant to the state—the biggest state subsidy to a foreign company in U.S. history.

- PhysOrg - NL

Chinese submarine docks at Malaysian port for second time this year

A Chinese submarine has docked in Malaysia, the second such visit to the Southeast Asian country this year, as Western powers fret over China’s expanding reach in the South China Sea. China claims nearly all of the disputed waterway, through which an estimated US$3 trillion in international trade passes each year. ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Taiwanese Activist Was Forced to Confess on Camera to 'Smearing the Chinese Government,' Allies Say

"...if you see Lee Mingche confess against his will in court....please forgive him. This is just another drama staged by the Chinese government."

- Global Voices - US

Typhoon Talim veers away from Taiwan, moves towards Japan

TAIPEI - Taiwan will lift a shipping warning later on Thursday after Typhoon Talim veered away from the island and moved towards Japan but the capital, Taipei, and other cities can expect heavy rains from the storm, meteorologists said.

- Reuters - US

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China braces for twin storms

TAIPEI/BEIJING - Taiwan issued a warning to ships and airlines canceled some flights on Wednesday as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit cities including the capital Taipei, before hurtling toward China potentially as a super typhoon.

- Reuters - US

Ex-ITV Boss Adam Crozier Named Vue International Non-Executive Chair

Former ITV Chief Executive Adam Crozier exited the broadcaster at the end of June and has now taken the role of Non-Executive Group Chairman at Vue International. A leading exhibitor with 212 sites in 10 countries, Vue is believed to be considering a potential sale or IPO as the sector increasingly consolidates. Founded by ...

- Deadline.com - US

Taiwan Activist’s Subversion Case Pushes Relations with China to Another Low

A court hearing in China against a Taiwanese rights activist charged with subversion is shaping up as a memorable low point for already strained relations between Beijing and the defendant's homeland. A hearing Monday for Taiwanese citizen Lee Ming-che, who faces a 10 year prison sentence, and a mainland Chinese defendant, ...

- Voice of America - US

Taiwanese Activist Lee Ming-che Stands Trial in “Stage Drama”

Taiwanese activist and NGO worker Lee Ming-che was tried for subversion on Monday, five and a half months after he disappeared while entering China via Macau. Following a pattern

- China Digital Times - CN

Another day, another trade deal in question - Taiwan

National’s Trade Spokesperson Todd McClay says Labour needs to be clear how many trade deals it would be prepared to renegotiate in pursuit of its political point to ban foreign house buyers, following revelations yesterday it would renegotiate ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Don't use Taiwan activist's trial to attack Chinese law, mainland authorities warn

Attacks on China’s legal or political system using the trial of Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che will prove futile, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office said on Wednesday after Lee’s wife and supporters rejected the authority of the court that tried him. Lee, a community college teacher known for his pro-democracy ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China on alert for twin storms

TAIPEI/BEIJING - Taiwan issued a warning to ships and airlines canceled some flights on Wednesday as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit cities including the capital Taipei, before hurtling towards China potentially as a super typhoon.

- Reuters - US

Taiwan braces for Typhoon Talim

Taiwan issued a maritime warning and airlines cancelled some flights as the island prepares for Typhoon Talim.

- IOL - ZA

Keep Hong Kong libraries open until late night like in Taipei and Singapore, adviser urges, after criticism by Ombudsman

Hong Kong’s public libraries should be open until midnight to encourage the population to read, a member of an advisory committee said, a day after operations were slammed by the Ombudsman. Roy Kwong Chun-yu, a Democratic Party member of the city’s legislature and part of a committee that advises the government ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, ships warned, flights canceled

TAIPEI/BEIJING - Taiwan issued a maritime warning and airlines canceled some flights as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit cities including the capital Taipei, before hurtling towards China potentially as a super typhoon.

- Reuters - US

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, ships warned, flights cancelled

TAIPEI - Taiwan issued a maritime warning and airlines cancelled some flights on Wednesday as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit northern cities, including Taipei, and had the potential to become a super typhoon.

- Zee News - IN

China says futile to use trial of Taiwanese activist to attack Chinese law

BEIJING - Attacks on China's legal or political system using the trial of Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che will prove futile, China's Taiwan Affairs Office said on Wednesday after Lee's wife and supporters rejected the authority of the court that tried him.

- Reuters - US

Taiwan braces for typhoon

TAIPEI: Taiwan issued a maritime warning and airlines cancelled some flights on Wednesday as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit cities including the capital Taipei, before hurtling towards China potentially as a super typhoon.

- BangkokPost - TH

Why reselling iPhone X in mainland China won’t guarantee huge profits for Hong Kong traders

As Apple unveiled its newest iPhone model – branded “the future of the smartphone”, with its full-display design and an arsenal of features such as seamless support for facial recognition – a number of Hongkongers are already planning to make money reselling the devices across borders. Hong Kong, ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

China says Taiwan-bound Talim could become super typhoon

China's National Meteorological Center on Tuesday warned that Typhoon Talim could intensify and turn into a super typhoon as it churns towards Taiwan and Zhejiang ...

- The Japan Times - JP

China says Taiwan-bound Talim could become super typhoon

BEIJING - China's National Meteorological Center on Tuesday warned that Typhoon Talim could intensify and turn into a super typhoon as it churns towards Taiwan and Zhejiang and Fujian provinces on the Chinese mainland.

- Reuters - US

The United Nations Needs to Treat Taiwan Fairly

David Tawei Lee Politics, Asia Taiwanese passport holders enjoy visa-free or other forms of travel convenience to 165 countries and territories, yet are unable to step inside the Headquarters of the UN. As we embark on this great collective journey, we pledge that no one will be left behind'—Transforming Our World: the ...

- The National Interest - US

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