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China manufacturing improves as power shortages ease

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing activity rebounded in November as orders improved and power shortages eased, a survey showed Tuesday. An industry group and the national statisti...

China phases out power cuts, Taiwanese companies resume manufacturing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is gradually phasing out power restrictions that it implemented in August, allowing Taiwanese manufacturers based in the country to resume production at a regular pa...

China manufacturing rebounds in March amid tech, virus risks

BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity rebounded in March from a three-month slowdown as export orders rose, a survey showed Wednesday. A monthly index of manufacturing issued by t...

China manufacturing weakens for third month in February

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing recovery weakened for a third month in February as exports and new orders declined, according to two surveys released Monday. A monthly purchasi...

China manufacturing growth weakens in January

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing growth weakened in January, according to two surveys, suggesting its rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is leveling off. A purchasing managers...

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___ Chinese govt complicates TikTok sale ordered by US govt NEW YORK (AP) — The Chinese government is complicating the U.S.-government-ordered sale of U.S. TikTok a...

The Latest: Indian virus surge continues with 78,000 cases

NEW DELHI — India has registered 78,512 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, maintaining an upward surge. The Health Ministry on Monday also reported 948 deaths in the past 24...

China manufacturing grew in August but weaker

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing activity held steady in August as domestic demand helped to offset weaker orders from exports markets that are struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, a survey s...

China tries to revive economy but consumer engine sputters

BEIJING (AP) — China, the first country hit by the coronavirus pandemic, is cautiously beginning to get back to business, but it's not easy with many millions of workers wary of spending much or even ...

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China manufacturing slumps as anti-virus controls bite BEIJING (AP) — Two measures of Chinese manufacturing fell to their lowest levels on record in February as anti-virus controls s...

China manufacturing slumps as anti-virus controls bite

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing plunged in February as anti-virus controls shut down the world’s second-largest economy, but companies are confident activity will revive following government stim...

China manufacturing plunges in February amid virus controls

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing plunged in February by an even wider margin than expected after efforts to contain a virus outbreak shut down much of the world’s second-largest economy, an offici...

China manufacturing holds steady in December, survey shows

BEIJING (AP) — Factory activity held steady in December in the latest sign that China's economy may be recovering from a protracted slowdown. An official survey of manufacturers rel...

US, Japan, Australian firms partner to challenge China's dominance of rare earth market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the U.S.-China trade war continues to simmer, China has until now remained secure in the fact that it is the world’s primary supplier of rare earth minerals cruci...

Foxconn tycoon says wife left him the day he announced Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) said in a TV interview Thursday (April 25) that his wife, Delia Tseng (曾馨瑩), left him the day he announced his bid for th...