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Taiwan fresh fruit exports to China have dropped by half

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following bans and new regulations by Beijing, fresh fruit exports from Taiwan to China have fallen by half, and could drop further, Council of Agriculture Minister Chen C...

Business Highlights: Energy crunch, mainstream Bitcoin

___ Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches The world’s facing an energy crunch. Europe is feeling it most as natural gas prices skyrocket to five t...

Singer voices support for Namewee, says 'being Taiwanese is a Chinsult'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s ban on Taiwan-based Malaysian and Australian singers Namewee (黃明志) and Kimberley Chen (陳芳語), Taiwanese rapper Dwagie (大支) and singer Chen Chia-hsin...

Lijiang FOLIDAY Town unveils the New Quality Holiday Life beneath the Jade Snow Mountain

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 28 September 2021 - Fosun Tourism Group ("Fosun Tourism" or the "Group", HKEX Stock Code: 1992), one of the leading leisure-focused integrated tourism groups, is p...

Taiwan fruit exports to markets outside China rise by 137%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While China was slapping bans on Taiwanese fruits, ranging from pineapples to wax apples and custard apples, fruit exports to other markets surged by 137% during the first...

Brands Eyeing Chinese Expats in Singapore to Fuel Sales Post-COVID-19

As retail sales steadily recover, Chinese Expats have renewed their strong shopping sentiment with 63% spending more post COVID-19: EternityX survey reveals.SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 September ...

Australia predicts record farm production despite challenges

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is forecast to reap record farm revenues this year despite pandemic challenges, a mouse plague and a trade dispute with China. Australian farmers...

Chinese censorship: Media creator substitutes ‘hemorrhoids outbreak’ for ‘plague’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Players of the Chinese role-playing mobile game "Entwined Love Across Time" posted screenshots ridiculing in-game dialogue that showed characters discussing the ...

Asia's gaming stocks plunge after China tightens rules for young video gamers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shares of a number of leading video game industry companies fell on Tuesday (Aug. 30) after China announced new rules forbidding minors from playing more than three hours ...

Golden oldies: Patriotic Chinese millennials’ lust for traditional designs fuels gold surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Patriotic sentiment, coupled with an e-commerce boom, is driving demand for what is known in China as “heritage gold jewelry," with sales of jewelry made from t...

Hollywood's China romance withers faster

HONG KONG, Aug 23 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Hollywood's China fantasy is waking up to ugly political realities. Films like Disney's (DIS.N) "Black Widow" have been conspicuously abse...

German Greens' chancellor candidate urges higher tariffs on Chinese imports

Germany's Green Party's chancellor candidate said the European Union should impose tougher barriers for Chinese imports to prevent dumping and poor environmental standards. "We have to...

Carrefour to sell off its Taiwan operations for US$1.9 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French retailer Carrefour plans to sell its Taiwan business in the next few weeks, Reuters cited three people familiar with the matter as saying. The supermarket chain ...

China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese author Iris Chiang hardly seems like the type whose work would be banned from publication in China. Yet four years after being sold to a Chinese publisher, her bo...

Taiwan to heavily fine ‘critical industries’ workers seeking employment in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will impose considerable fines on citizens involved in “critical industries” who pursue a career in China to protect the country’s core technologi...