After a Famed Prisoner Dies in China, Taiwan Fears for Another

TAIPEI, Taiwan — For many in Taiwan, the death in custody last week of the Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo had double relevance. But the death by cancer of Mr. Liu, who was serving an 11-year prison sentence for his role in Charter 08, a ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Bourse May Be Stuck In Neutral

while the financials and cement stocks were mixed. For the day, the index advanced 23.72 points or 0.23 percent to finish at 10,481.26 after trading between 10,429.85 and 10,481.26 on turnover of 95.95 billion Taiwan dollars. Among the actives, Taiwan ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s CTBC set for large slice of LH Bank

CTBC Bank Co Ltd, one of the largest privately owned financial institutions in Taiwan, is expected to acquire a sizeable stake worth 16.6 billion baht in Thailand's LH Financial Group (LHFG) soon. Further revenue would be generated through gradual ... ( read original story ...)