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 ...

Chinese Foreign Minister pleads for US to respect One China Principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said the U.S. ought to come together with China on the Taiwan issue and respect the One China Principle. 2019 marks the 40th ...

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...

Henry Kissinger: US and China will form new economic relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Veteran U.S. statesman Henry Kissinger announced his prediction yesterday (Jan. 1) that the U.S. and China will resolve conflict and form a new economic relationship. K...

Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street plunged amid confusion about what Washington and Beijing agreed to in a tariff cease-fire. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Han...

Mainland Affairs Council: Trump and Xi meeting will produce no concrete results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump is set to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 summit in Argentina this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 30 – Dec. 1) but ...

China to propose WTO reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) said the country will propose WTO reforms, but warned that it is not an opportunity for other nations to tra...

US policy towards China not set to change after midterms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The people of China have expressed hope that the new Democrat-majority U.S. House of Representatives will soften U.S. policy towards China, but experts say this will not b...

China's first international import expo snubbed by 19 of the G20 states

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening ceremony of China’s first international import exposition commenced today (Nov. 5) in Shanghai. Representatives of businesses from 172 countries were ...

66% of global companies to review China investment due to trade war: study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a special report by the American Chamber of Commerce in South China (AmCham South China), 66 percent of global companies are set to review or cancel investmen...

Chinese Defense Minister: army will take action ‘at any costs’ to prevent Taiwan split

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said in a speech at China’s Xiangshan security forum today (Oct. 25) that China will never give up an inch of its territory. R...