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TECH 03 Jun 2013 | 4:57 PM

Asian factories cool as export orders slide

Asia's factory sector lost momentum in May as new export orders in the trading bellwethers of China, Taiwan and South Korea fell or cooled, reinforcing the view that the world economic outlook is dimming in the second quarter.

TECH 03 Jun 2013 | 5:16 PM

Asian factories cool as export orders slide

Asia's factory sector lost momentum in May as new export orders in the trading bellwethers of China, Taiwan and South Korea fell or cooled.

TECH 12 Aug 2014 | 3:55 PM

Drop a coin, grab a snack: Kiosk-in-a-box spreads in Japan

Japan's long-toiling office workers have an incentive to stay chained to their desks: shrimp-flavoured crackers, cafe-au-lait taffies, spicy potato chips and M&M candy.

TECH 13 Mar 2015 | 2:08 PM

South Korea develops smartphone app to curb student suicide

South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk, the education ministry said.

TECH 27 May 2015 | 12:28 PM

Amazon starts declaring sales to pay taxes in four European countries

Online retail giant Amazon said it has started declaring sales in four European countries which would now be subject to local taxes, a move that could affect other multinationals under EU investigation for possible tax avoidance.

TECH 28 Sep 2015 | 12:22 PM

While EU governments demur, refugees find a welcome on the Web

With one million people expected to seek asylum in Europe this year and governments arguing over how to cope, thousands of volunteers are taking to the Internet to offer refugees shelter free of charge.

TECH 14 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Vietnam's young tech talent pulls foreign funds to booming startup scene

Vietnam's tech startups are emerging as a force to be reckoned with as foreign private equity funds bet the country's talented young brains will yield more successes like the international hit game Flappy Bird.

Technology 04 Jul 2016 | 6:57 AM

Google pays its taxes, senior Europe executive insists

Google pays taxes in every country where it has a presence, the multinational tech giant’s Europe vice-president Carlo d’Asaro Biondo said as the company faces a raft of fiscal probes across the continent.

TECH 27 Sep 2016 | 8:00 AM

OECD official says EU-Apple ruling not precedent for future tax cases

A multi-billion euro back tax bill handed to Apple by the European Commission should not be seen as a precedent for future tax cases as it was based on state aid rather than tax law.

TECH 17 Jul 2017 | 9:31 AM

OECD calls on Austria to speed up digital transition

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned Austria that its transition towards digitalisation was lagging behind most rich countries, and that the gaps relative to the others have even widened in recent years.