Dutch banker ING on Tuesday said it has completed the sale of its South Korean insurance arm ING Life Korea to private equity firm MBK Partners in a deal worth around 1.27 billion euros (US$1.73 billion).
A baseball event between Taiwan and Japan's national teams was held last week in Taipei, featuring promising young players from the Japanese professional leagues against Taiwanese overseas players.
"The White Storm," a crime thriller starring three of Hong Kong's most prolific actors, has opened the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival.
China and Japan stepped up spending last year in renewable energy but overall global investment declined due to economic and policy uncertainties in the West, a study said Wednesday.
Chinese yuan denominated deposits at the domestic banking units (DBUs) of banks operating in Taiwan at the end of March exceeded 18.5 billion yuan (US$2.98 billion), according to the central bank.
A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can't explain.
Bayern Munich's failure to lift European soccer's top prize since 2001, despite two Champions League final appearances in the past three seasons, is beginning to weigh on the German giants.
Athletes who win at the Olympics may bring home more than just a medal: They could add a few years to their life spans, scientists have found.
Women have long been known to live longer than men, but when it comes to hitting the century mark the difference is stark: just 2 out of 10 Americans who live to 100 or longer are male.
Here's a reality check for health-conscious aging people: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke. The upside is that that will happen about seven years later than for their less healthy peers.