By Kate Pedroso
Holding an iPad or a laptop right now? There’s a chance that the unit you’re holding is from this city, whose high-tech zone boasts of producing half the world’s iPads and laptops, and most of the available applications in the iOS and android platforms.
Hong Kong’s shares tumbled Monday and the local dollar hit a six-month low against the greenback as pro-democracy protests brought parts of the city to a standstill, with many schools, businesses and banks shut.
The Philippines stock barometer closed slightly lower on Monday after a chopping trade in the aftermath of a long weekend break and inclement weather that again flooded many parts of Metro Manila.
By Amy R. Remo
In what appears to be a bid to scale down tension in the region, China has proposed the establishment of a “Maritime Silk Road” with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).
By Frances Mangosing
Amid an ongoing territorial dispute, the Philippines sought for business and investment opportunities from China and other Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) countries at the recent China-Asean expo (CAExpo) event here.