The Canbot can say its name, respond to voice commands, and "dance" as it plays Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." Other robots China is displaying at the World Robot Conference can play badminton, sand cell phone cases and sort computer chips.
Japan's trade balance swung to a surplus in September, as exports fell less than expected.
Shares in troubled South Korean shipping giant Hanjin plunged 12 percent Monday after the company announced plans to shutter its European business, fueling fears it could be heading towards liquidation.
Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owners were preparing Monday to file a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics over the fire-prone device.
An all-Australian consortium comprising some of the country's wealthiest grazier families made a counteroffer Sunday for one of the world's largest cattle estates, sparking a bidding war with a Chinese-linked proposal.
With global economic growth momentum picking up in 2017, the production value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector is expected to grow about 1 percent next year, according to the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute's Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK, 工研院產業經濟與趨勢研究中心).
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has come up with measures to boost daily turnover in the local equity market by providing incentives to brokerages who persuade clients to trade.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has urged investors to use its "trade-to-trade" simulation platform to gain familiarity with the securities trading mechanism that has gained popularity in global markets.
More than 60 percent of employers in Taiwan do not plan to offer students internships due to operating costs, a survey conducted by online 1111 Job Bank showed Friday.
The U.N. agency devoted to preserving world heritage has joined environmental groups urging Bangladesh to halt plans for a massive coal-fired power plant near ecologically sensitive mangrove forests on the coast. UNESCO says it poses a "serious threat" to a region that protects the nation from flooding and holds one of the world's last populations of wild tigers.