Shares in Taiwan fell Friday as investors feared further volatility on Wall Street after a doctor in New York who recently returned from West Africa was diagnosed with the Ebola virus, dealers said.
Following in the steps of local peers, Shinkong Life Insurance (新光人壽) is poised to increase its investments in commercial real estate markets in major cities across Vietnam, Myanmar, mainland China and elsewhere.
Singapore is in a good position to cope with any eventual hike in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve, said deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
More than a dozen bands from at home and abroad gathered together to perform in Taipei Saturday in memory of late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
It is done so quickly that you might not even notice it. But that extra swipe of your credit card by some merchants compromises your personal data and breaches data protection laws.
The financially troubled Singapore Flyer, one of the world's tallest observation wheels, has been bought by a local firm for SG$140 million (US$112 million), more than a year after being put in receivership.
Singapore's trade-sensitive economy grew 3.5 percent in the first half and was on track for 2.5-3.5 percent expansion this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Friday.
Sales of five-room and executive flats have been the worst hit by the shrinking Housing Board resale market.
Muslim visitors to Japan are expected to reach one million a year by 2020, triple the 2013 level, as it further opens up to tourists, a specialist travel firm said Friday.
Local private investment totaled NT$666.5 billion in the first half of 2014, while Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) made the largest contribution among all companies, said the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).