Amid China's economic downturn, Taiwan's MAC warns of risks to cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (Oct. 31) released the summary of an advisory committee meeting that suggests China is increasing pressure on Tai...

Wages in Chinese manufacturing sector stagnate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As growth in China’s manufacturing sector slows, about 80 percent of factory workers in China’s Yangtze River Delta area take home about the same amount of pay...

CCP soft-power victory after Voice of America publishes highly flawed article

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Voice of America (VOA) is a U.S. government-funded state-owned news agency which broadcasts impartial news around the world while promoting the values of freedom and de...

China’s trade with US shrinks as tariff war worsens

China’s trade with the United States is falling sharply as the two sides prepare for more negotiations with no sign of progress toward ending a worsening tariff war that threatens global economi...

China experiences lowest growth in 27 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The latest numbers from the National Bureau of Statistics of China (中國國家統計局) show a slowdown in GDP growth, marking the country’s lowest rate of growth since 1992. Thi...

Taiwan most exposed in protracted US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will be the worst hit among a number of Asian countries if the U.S.-China trade war continues its dangerous trajectory, economists warn. According to Bloomberg&#...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher Wednesday after President Donald Trump downplayed his escalating tariff war with Beijing and said a settlement is possible. Be...

China’s factory activity continues to shrink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Activity in China’s factories has contracted for the second month in a row, reports The BBC. Statistics from the official Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) put Chin...

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. a...

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. a...

US takes action against Huawei theft, Germany mulls restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following recent controversies that have seen Chinese telecom manufacturer Huawei Technologies accused of spying, breaking sanctions, and stealing intellectual property, g...

Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets bounced back from slight early losses on Tuesday after senior economic officials said Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather China's sl...

Weakening economy in China responsible for Apple forecast cuts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple has once again cut revenue forecasts for the first fiscal quarter of 2019, which the company reports is due to a drop in demand from China, one of its most vital mar...

China factory activity shrinks for the first time in 2 years

BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity shrank in December for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed Monday, intensifying pressure on Beijing to reverse an econo...

Trade war having significant impact on Chinese industries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Ministry of Commerce announced yesterday, Oct. 18, that the ongoing U.S.-China trade war is having significant effects on specific industries in China. Sp...