PRE-MARKET TAIWAN AND SINGAPORE NEWS: MAS and SGX regulation will not permit Noble (NOBL SP) listing status to be transferred to new entity

TAIWAN

Formosa Chemicals and Fibre (1326 TT)
– Co. November revenue rose 6.4% Y/Y to TWD 33.6bln. (Newswires)

Formosa Petrochemical (6505 TT)
– Co. November revenue rose 17.6% Y/Y to TWD 64.0bln. (Newswires)

HTC Corp (2498 TT)
– Co. November revenue reportedly fell 74% Y/Y to TWD 1.47bln, although this was an increase of 12.5% M/M. (Newswires)

Nan Ya Plastics (1303 TT)
– Co. November revenue fell 7.4% Y/Y to TWD 25.4bln. (Newswires)

TPK Holdings (3673 JT)
– Co. November revenue TWD 12.9bln vs. Prev. TWD 11.4bln Y/Y. (Newswires)

TSMC (2330 TT)
– Co. is building 8-inch fab in Tainan. (Taipei Times)

Other News
– Taiwan President Tsai denied that Premier Lai is to step down next month. (Taipei Times)

SINGAPORE

Keppel Corp (KEP SP)
– Co. is to work with Metland on Indonesia projects valued at SGD 470mln. (Newswires)

Noble Group (NOBL SP)
– Co. noted that MAS and SGX regulation will not permit listing status to be transferred to new entity and said that it intends to take steps to preserve value for stakeholders which includes implementation of restructuring by alternative process. (Newswires)

UOL (UOL SP)
– Co. will buy a Sydney property for AUD 155mln. (Newswires)

(Newswires)