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U.S. security adviser Sullivan and China's Yang hold talks in Zurich

U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan and China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi began talks in Switzerland on Wednesday, in a bid to improve communication despite a deepening strategic rivalry a...

Dalian's ‘Kyoto-style promenade’ closes due to anti-Japan sentiment in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The “Grand Tang’s Little Kyoto," a Japanese-themed commercial promenade in the Chinese city of Dalian, closed nine days after opening due to online outrag...

Taiwan says it has never sought to use exchange rate for trade advantage

Taiwan has never sought to use foreign exchange rates to gain an unfair trade advantage, the central bank said on Sunday, after the U.S. Treasury said Taiwan tripped thresholds for possible currency m...

US trade war pushing China to steal tech, talent, Taiwan says

The China-U.S. trade war is pushing Beijing to step up its efforts to steal technology and poach talent from Taiwan to boost China’s semiconductor industry’s self-sufficiency, the governme...

Taiwan's Foxconn to move some Apple production from China to Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple is reportedly asking Foxconn (富士康), its largest Taiwanese contract manufacturer, to shift some production of iPad and MacBook products to Vietnam and lessen the tech...

Taiwan firms to keep shifting supply chains away from China despite Biden win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although President-elect Joe Biden is anticipated to be less hawkish towards Beijing than President Donald Trump, Taiwanese companies report that they will continue to shi...

Outbreak, economic ills dim luster of Japan's Olympic year

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the limelight this year in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Instead, the virus outbreak that has spread from China to even remote part...

Taiwanese workers in China long for home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China's economy declines due to the China-U.S. trade war, many Taiwanese working in China long to return home. A Taiwanese internet user, who is employed by a Ch...

Asian shares decline on renewed China-US trade worries

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling...

Asian shares decline on renewed China-US trade worries

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling...

China could lose role as world's factory despite a trade truce: The New York Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New York Times (NYT) reported on June 29 that China could still lose its decades-long status as the world’s factory even after the tentative trade cease-fire rea...

Taiwan president’s DPP primary victory called 'unbelievable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In his weekly column for Storm Media on Monday (June 17), commentator and entrepreneur Sun Ching-yu (孫慶餘) has questioned the legitimacy of President Tsai Ing-wen’s (...

Huawei’s overseas smartphone sales drop 40%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The founder and CEO of China’s Huawei Technologies, Ren Zhengfei (任正非), confirmed Monday (June 17) that overseas smartphone sales have dropped 40 percent since the U...

Taiwan has strategic value in the US-China battle over 5G tech: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An innovative research expert believes Taiwan’s excellence in the field of 5G technology is an asset in today’s political climate. Research director at the ...

Scholar urges Taiwan to remain composed in facing China’s two-prong strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A scholar urged Taiwan to remain unfazed by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s proposal of "one country, two systems" as Xi’s remark was prompted by the ...