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China will keep supporting economy as 'pressure' lingers: politburo
Taiwan March export orders seen dropping for fifth straight month: Reuters poll
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's export orders likely declined for a fifth month in March but at a slower pace than in the previous month, a Reuters poll showed, as a prolonged downturn in global tech demand hurts manufacturers in the trade-reliant ...
China to promote using wind energy to power heating
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday said it would promote using energy generated by the wind to help power heating systems during the bitterly cold winters seen in many parts of the country. That comes as the world's No.2 economy pushes to reduce ...
Despite headwind, Japan's Nomura says intent on going it alone
By Takashi Umekawa and Taro Fuse TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nomura Holdings has no plan to follow the lead of Wall Street rivals and seek a tie-up with a commercial lender, its chief executive told Reuters, pledging to stay independent even as the ...
Thailand plans $630 million in economic measures to boost growth: Finance Minister
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will introduce economic measures worth about 20 billion baht ($629.52 million) to spur its slowing economy, the finance minister said on Friday. The measures will be aimed at boosting consumption, tourism and helping ...
Qualcomm's joint venture with Chinese province to shut down: The Information
(Reuters) - A joint venture between U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China's Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month, The Information reported on Friday, citing employees at the venture. The joint venture, Huaxintong ...
Thai March exports seen falling 3 percent y/y: Reuters poll
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's customs-cleared annual exports in March may have fallen 3 percent, a Reuters poll showed, after increasing 5.91 percent in the previous month. Imports in March likely dropped 2.95 percent from a year earlier, after ...
HNA denies embezzlement claims as it fights for control of Hong Kong Airlines
By Jennifer Hughes HONG KONG (Reuters) - Embattled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has denied accusations of embezzlement and financial irregularity made by a rival group of shareholders in Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) as the two sides fight for control ...
South Korea steps up shift to cleaner energy, sets long-term renewable power targets
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea plans to boost the share of its energy output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040, a draft revision to government policy showed on Friday, over four times the current amount. Asia's ...
Japan officials quash speculation sales tax hike may be delayed
By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's top government officials vowed on Friday to stick to a planned sales tax hike in October, barring a big economic shock, putting an end to speculation that it could be delayed again. Koichi Hagiuda, ...
Dollar steadies after upbeat U.S. data amid holiday-thin trade
By Tomo Uetake TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar steadied against a basket of currencies on Friday after hitting a 2-1/2-week high overnight as data pointed to a sturdy U.S. economy, while the euro was dented by weak manufacturing activity in Europe. Many ...