Interview

Lin Chuan, Premier of the Republic of China speaks during an interview with Nikkei at Executive Yuan in Taipei on June 23,2017. (Photo by Nozomu Ogawa)

Snatching Taiwan's allies will backfire on China, says Premier Lin

Leader says Taipei still wants good economic ties with Beijing and to join TPP

  • AIIB will stay 'lean,' says vice president

    China-led lender will continue cofinancing projects with the World Bank and ADB

  • Hong Kong trimmed to 'one country, 1.5 systems'

    Student activists argue that the next decade is crucial to secure democracy

  • Foxconn says Dell, Kingston to join its bid for Toshiba chip unit

    Tycoon Terry Gou says Foxconn will pass anti-trust test

  • HR software developer Workday eyes expanded presence in Asia

    Plans include opening Seoul, Bangkok offices, doubling Asia staff

  • China economist concerned by inefficient government investment

    Central bank official sees multiple factors as 'favorable' for economy overall

  • Moon adviser says only government can create jobs

    South Korea's economic policy will shift to 'people first'

  • BHP CEO: Shale not a long-term goal, potash has potential

    Mining giant not impressed with Elliott's attempts at 'financial engineering'

  • ARM in China joint venture to help foster 'secure' chip technology

    UK chip designer says work to do to prevent sensitive leaks to rogue states

  • China holds limited influence over North Korea: expert

    University of Sydney's James Brown on Australian views on Pyongyang, US, TPP

  • Thai central bank chief welcomes proposal to reduce US dollar transactions

    Japanese plan moots bilateral currency swap safety net

  • Hong Kong's Causeway Bay Books to reopen in Taiwan

    Abducted bookseller hopes to sow seeds of democracy across greater China

  • 'Huge robot demand' can energize China restructuring

    Japanese maker Yaskawa Electric sees 'exponential' growth in LEDs, autos, smartphones

  • Indonesia minister: Japan, China rivalry good for Asian infrastructure

    Finance head says cooperation needed between ADB and AIIB

  • Future of luxury lies in Asia, says LVMH head

    World's largest luxury goods company CEO sees continued growth in spite of rising protectionism

  • Celltrion eyes market for original drugs

    Armed with 150 billion won, company on the hunt for acquisition targets

  • Tsinghua Unigroup fighting to become a top chipmaker

    Chairman says Toshiba bid not 'worthwhile' as chances are slim

  • US military action in North Korea a medium-term issue -- Ian Bremmer

    Pyongyang waiting for reaction from China, US and outcome of South Korean election

  • Fanuc chairman sees great potential in China

    Robot maker expects internet of things to spread quickly in emerging markets

  • Formula E still sputtering in Japan

    CEO says it's the wave of the future, but Japanese automakers have yet to roll