Nations eye threat of China's Huawei at 5G Security Conference in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 5G Security Conference in Prague kicked off on Thursday, May 2 in the capital of the Czech Republic, bringing together representatives from 32 countries to discuss sec...

Possible Chinese spy held without bail in Florida after Mar-a-Lago incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On April 15, the Chinese citizen arrested under suspicious circumstances at the private resort of U.S. President Donald Trump in late March was ordered to be held without ...

Oxford University bans research grants from China's Huawei Technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid global concerns the Chinese company is breaching national security measures, The U.K.’s Oxford University has halted donations and research grants from Huawei T...

Taiwan's III to ban Huawei smartphones from network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Institute for Information Industry (III) on Tuesday (Jan. 15) announced it was banning smartphones made by China's Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. from accessing its netw...

Taiwan's ITRI bans Huawei smartphones from network today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced on Monday (Jan. 14) that it would ban smartphones and computers made by China's Huawei Technologies C...

Trump mulling January order to block Chinese companies Huawei, ZTE from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration may be poised to issue an executive order declaring a national emergency which would prohibit U.S. companies from purchasing Chinese telecommunica...

US lawmakers wary of deal between AP and Chinese media outlet Xinhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern at a new agreement reached between China’s state news agency, Xinhua, and U.S.-based Associated Press (AP), urging that AP publ...

New Zealand blocks China's Huawei from planned 5G roll out

New Zealand's intelligence agency on Wednesday blocked mobile operator Spark from using equipment from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in its planned 5G roll out, citing "a significan...

AP Explains: Dispute between Seoul, Tokyo over WWII brothels

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's decision to dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels has thrown ...

Australian Foreign Minister expresses grave concern over Xinjiang detention camps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marise Payne, has expressed concern over Xinjiang internment camps after meeting with Chinese authorities. The Australian...

China Daily claims Trump tweeting from 'an alternate universe'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The China Daily newspaper last week on Aug. 30 released an editorial criticizing U.S. President Trump for his assertions that China was responsible for hacking the infamou...

Business Highlights

___ Trump to sign Mexico deal in 90 days; Canada talks to resume WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc broke up Friday and will resu...

LinkedIn says it's working to combat Chinese spy accounts

LinkedIn says it's working to combat Chinese espionage activity targeting users of the online career network. The Microsoft-owned service said Friday it's partnering with U.S. law en...

Australia calls for intel. review after report on Chinese espionage made public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a turbulent week in Australian politics, with controversy and debate swirling around issues of espionage and undue Chinese influence, new developments point to even ...

US chipmaker Micron to boost hiring in Taiwan to fight China poaching

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S.-based chipmaker Micron Technology is planning hire at least 800 new workers in Taiwan by 2019 to counter poaching efforts by Chinese rivals, reported the Nikkei Asian Revi...