How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

EU announces 'breakthrough' on trade with China

The European Union and China pledged to strengthen their trade relationship and work towards opening up China's economy for foreign investors at a summit in Brussels on Tuesday. The annual summit...

US forces China's COSCO to relinquish ownership of California port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On orders from the Trump administration, Chinese ownership of the Port of Long Beach in California has been rescinded and officially transferred to a U.S. firm. The dea...

How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

China is buying allies in the Pacific, says Australian scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Professor of Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University Clive Hamilton recently told the Liberty Times that China is buying political allies in the Pacific regio...

Report: Ethiopia's garment workers are world's lowest paid

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian factory workers are now, on average, the lowest paid in any major garment-producing company worldwide, a new report says. The report by the New...

A look at the 2 candidates for North Macedonia's presidency

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Newly renamed North Macedonia heads to the polls on Sunday for runoff presidential elections. Two candidates, both university professors, are competing for the post afte...

Under Trump change, Cuba business partners can now be sued

MIAMI (AP) — People who lost properties after the Cuban revolution hope that, starting Thursday, they will be able to sue European and American companies doing business on their former properties. ...

Tainted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits China to attend Belt and Road Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, arrived in Beijing on Wednesday (April 24) ahead of the second Belt and Road Forum. Suu Kyi is expected to sign agreemen...

Delegation of 14 French companies visits Taiwan's Taoyuan City for investment opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Led by the French representative to Taiwan, Benoit Guidee, a delegation consisting of 14 French firms met with Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) on Tuesday (April 16...