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Taiwan wins dispute over Thales frigate contract

PARIS - (AP) An international court of arbitration has ordered French electronics and defense group Thales SA and the French state to pay hundreds of millions of dollars of compensation to Taiwan in a long-standing dispute over a 1991 frigate sale, the company said Monday. The total sum ordered paid...

Taiwan and China make progress in trade pact talks

TAIPEI, Taiwan - (AP) Taiwan and China have agreed on the structure and content for a landmark trade deal that could bring about the closest relations between the longtime rivals since their split amid civil war in 1949. The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement ECFA is the centerpiece of Taiwanese...

Taiwan, China finishing important trade pact

TAIPEI Taiwan - (APINTL) Negotiators from China and Taiwan worked Thursday to finish a bilateral trade deal that seems destined to change the island's character in a way not seen since it split from the Chinese mainland amid civil war 61 years ago. In one sense, the Economic Cooperation and Framework...

Hu hails China-Taiwan trade pact

BEIJING - (AP) President Hu Jintao hailed a historic trade pact between China and Taiwan on Monday when he met with the chairman of Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party, saying it signals progress on their deepening ties. Hu told Chairman Wu Poh-hsiung during his visit that the trade deal signed...

Southeast Asian Laws Toolbox

Welcome to LexisNexis South East Asian Laws Toolbox , the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the nations of South East Asia, excluding the Peoples’ Republic of China. You will find below the legal content and analysis that we have for several countries in this burgeoning...