Jay Haas birdied the first hole of a playoff with Bart Bryant on Sunday in the Toshiba Classic to become the second-oldest winner in PGA Tour Champions history.
Chinese authorities unveiled plans Monday to let companies use debt-for-equity swaps to cut soaring debt levels that economists warn might hamper the country's already slowing growth.
China has accused the European Union of hurting competition by imposing anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel, ratcheting up growing global tensions over a flood of low-cost Chinese exports.
Shares in Taiwan recovered earlier losses to close in positive territory Thursday due to late-session buying in select large-cap stocks, in particular in the bellwether electronics sector, dealers said.
Shares in Japanese IT giant Fujitsu soared Thursday on news it is considering merging its struggling personal computer division with China's Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker.
Switzerland said Wednesday it had widened its probe into Malaysia's scandal-tainted state investment fund, 1MDB, with transactions worth US$800 million under scrutiny and evidence pointing to fraud through "a Ponzi scheme."
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.024 to close at NT$31.371, as renewed fears over an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve prompted traders here to cut their holdings in the local currency, dealers said.
A Japanese inventor is hoping a robot that still needs humans will win over Asia's largest tech fair, offering a counterpoint to major technology firms pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence (AI)., 1 Comment
Taiwan's stock market moved higher Tuesday, buoyed by support from foreign institutional investors for large-cap stocks.
Business confidence among Japan's largest manufacturers is at its lowest since Tokyo introduced measures to kick-start the struggling economy more than three years ago, a central bank survey showed Monday.