McDonald's plays 'hide the cheeseburger' in new Happy Meal health push

Feb 15 2018

McDonald’s Corp is removing cheeseburgers from US Happy Meal menus and shrinking the french fry serving in one “Mighty Meal” as part of a new global plan to cut calories.

Defence secretary says warship bound for South China Sea: Media

Feb 13 2018

A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published.

Gadkari releases India's first 'Highway Capacity Manual'

Feb 12 2018

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari released country's first ever Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) which will guide road engineers and policy makers about road expansion.

Germany's EnBW expands to Taiwan in renewable expansion push

Feb 12 2018

German utility EnBW said it took stakes in three offshore wind projects in Taiwan with a volume of about 2 gigawatt, marking the first such investment outside Europe.

Foxconn to use proceeds from unit's IPO to fund $4 bn projects

Feb 12 2018

Foxconn, said it plans to use proceeds from a Shanghai listing of one if its subsidiaries to fund 8 projects totalling 27.3 bn yuan.

China says US bill on Taiwan ties threatens stability

Feb 09 2018

A U.S. bill that encourages reciprocal visits by US and Taiwanese government officials threatens stability in the Taiwan Strait and the United States must withdraw it.

Foxconn's January sales rise 16 percent year-on-year

Feb 09 2018

Taiwan’s Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, said its January revenues were up 16 percent compared to the previous year in a statement.

China tries to charm tech-savvy Taiwanese youth as ties fray

Feb 07 2018

A start-up incubator on the outskirts of Shanghai is laying out sweeteners for budding entrepreneurs: Free office space, subsidised housing rent, tax breaks.

At least two dead in magnitude 6.4 quake in Taiwan: Premier

Feb 07 2018

A number of aftershocks hit the area, but there was no word of any tsunami warning.

Asian shares routed as 'goldilocks' trade suddenly unwinds

Feb 06 2018

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 3.5 percent to a one-month low.

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