Chinese investors who failed in their bid to buy Hull City last year have succeeded in taking over Reading, who are one win away from the Premier League.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation among countries across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to finance, as officials from dozens of governments met to promote a Beijing-led initiative to expand trade links across the region.
Thailand's economy saw a slight pick-up in the first quarter of the year, data showed on Monday, as the junta-run nation recovers from a dip caused by the recent death of its long-reining king.
When Saurabh Ahuja tried to import a US$600 3D printer for manufacturing drones in his Delhi workshop, he ended up spending another US$900 in taxes and bribes and waited three months for it to clear customs.
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 10,000- point mark Thursday as contract chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) continued to lead an upturn on the broader market amid optimism toward its bottom line, dealers said.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics maker, has proposed to issue an annual cash dividend per share that will be the biggest in its history.
After reaching the coveted 10,000-point mark on Tuesday only to close below it, the TAIEX finally ended trading in five-digit territory Thursday, closing at 10,018 -- a 17-year high.
Women walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 9. Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after record highs on Wall Street overnight.
Chinese exports rose for the second consecutive month in April, official data showed on Monday, boosted by improving global demand, but at a slower pace than in the previous month.
Shares of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), an assembler of iPhones and iPads, soared Tuesday morning on news that it may become the sole assembler of Apple's most advanced next-generation iPhone, dealers said.