Taiwan stocks rise to near 3-week high; techs up

TAIPEI Nov 29 Taiwan stocks rose for a third straight session on Tuesday and hit an almost three-week high, helped by technology heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) and Hon Hai Precision Industry . As of 0410 GMT, the main ... ( read original story ...)

Malaysia deports 74 telecom fraud suspects to China

BEIJING — Malaysia deported 74 telecom fraud suspects — including 21 from Taiwan — to China on Tuesday, in the latest instance of Southeast Asian countries deferring to China's claim to sovereignty over the self-governing island. The suspects arrived ... ( read original story ...)

The young Taiwan fraudsters targeted by Beijing

Taiwanese fraud rings based all over the world have for years swindled billions of dollars from members of the public through phone scams -- now they are the target of an angry China. As relations sour between Taipei and Beijing, China has insisted that ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan holds rescue exercise in disputed South China Sea

TAIPING ISLAND (AP) — Taiwan held a search-and-rescue exercise in the South China Sea on Tuesday as part of efforts to cement its hold over a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took part in the drill ... ( read original story ...)