Taiwan warns of growing threats from China

Taiwan's defence minister warned Tuesday that threats from China were growing daily after Beijing's aircraft carrier and a flotilla of other warships passed south of the island in an exercise as tensions grow. After sailing south of Taiwan itself, the ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay Financial raises its Taiwan GDP forecast for 2017

Taipei, Dec. 26 (CNA) Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金), one of Taiwan's leading financial services providers, said Monday that it has raised its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, largely in reflection of a rebound in the ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan's IPO activity forecast to be flat in 2017

International consulting firm EY said Taiwan's initial public offering (IPO) activity is likely to remain flat next year due to the absence of big players. The forecast prompts authorities to encourage ASEAN-based Taiwanese firms to list on the local bourse. ( read original story ...)

HLT Global aims to raise RM17.8mil from IPO

The IPO exercise involves 39.6 million ordinary shares ... including (investors) from China and Taiwan," she said. Besides Malaysia, the company has presence in Thailand, Indonesia, India and Saudi Arabia. HLTG's order book currently stood at RM41mil ... ( read original story ...)

VietJetAir to raise $170m in IPO

The sources also report that the IPO is oversubscribed by almost 200% ... but it also runs scheduled flights to Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Singapore. In early December, VietJet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU ... ( read original story ...)

Airbnb, Uber, and Snap Aim to Evolve Amid IPO Talk

The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger talks whether this is the first step to an IPO. Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel discuss President Obama's myth making speech, the secretary of state beauty pageant, and an opening to Taiwan. ( read original story ...)