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Vietnam index falls 1pc, volume jumps on selling in blue chips

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Brecorder | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index dropped 0.99 percent on Wednesday on strong selling in many blue-chip stocks, with volumes jumping nearly 13 percent. Steel producer Hoa [...]
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Local shares fail to consolidate gains

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

There was a ray of hope when the VN Index rallied at the November 19 morning session, but it didn’t last long. At the Hochiminh Stock Exchange, the VN Index closed at [...]
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Chance for growth for Dam Ca Mau

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | TBKTSG | 6:00 AM

PetroVietnam Camau Fertiliser Company Limited (PVCFC) has been poised for its initial public offering (IPO). The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN)’s decision to float [...]
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HNX plans transparency index for listed firms

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | TBKTSG | 6:00 AM

The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) is considering building an index of disclosure and transparency (CG). A representative of HNX told the Daily that the planned index could help [...]
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Taiwan Dollar Forwards Fall to Four-Year Low as Yen Extends Drop

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Taiwan dollar forwards fell to a four-year low on concern the island’s exports will be hurt by a sliding yen after the Japanese economy entered a recession. The yen [...]
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Taiwan sees surge in animal smuggling to China

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

In the darkness of night recently, 101 Chinese box turtles were snatched from a temporary shelter in southern Taiwan’s Kenting National Park. The culprits had been [...]
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Microsoft said to be considering data centre in Taiwan

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Microsoft Corp. is considering building a data centre in southern Taiwan and could invest at least $600 million next year at the earliest, a local newspaper reported [...]
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Taiwan Implements More Criminal Penalties, Fines for Food Safety

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Taiwan (TWGDCONY) tightened regulatory oversight over food products and boosted fines 10-fold in a bid to restore confidence in the industry after edible oils were found to [...]
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Integrating Taiwan’s Strengths into Global Climate Action

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Scientists inform us that modern industrial development has caused carbon dioxide concentrations around the world to exceed the carrying capacity of natural ecosystems. This [...]
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Commentary: Taiwan lags behind in development of high-power semiconductors

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Digi Times | 6:00 AM

Electric car, solar energy and smart grid manufacturing sectors have become the main focuses of industrial development for many countries recently, and the development of [...]
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Taiwan faces greater challenge in exports: Duh

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Now that mainland China has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, Taiwan is being reduced to a “third party,” minister of Economic Affairs Duh [...]
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Beijing-Seoul pact to cost Taiwan billions: Chang

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

China’s new free-trade agreement with South Korea is expected to erode Taiwan’s tax revenues by NT$7 billion (US$227.87 million) a year, minister of Finance Chang [...]
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Taiwan govt puts onus on Taishin to end fight for control of bank

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Taiwanese government asked Taishin Financial Holding on Tuesday to offer a “feasible solution” to end its battle with the finance ministry over the control of [...]
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Ex-US undersecretary for food safety visits Taiwan

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A former undersecretary for food safety at the US Department of Agriculture is in Taiwan to hold discussions on food safety, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said [...]
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US State Dept economics official to visit Taiwan

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A high ranking economics official from the US Department of State will begin a three-day visit to Taiwan Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kurt Tong, [...]
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