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ASEAN, China, other partners set world's biggest trade pact

China and 14 other countries have agreed to set up the world’s largest trading bloc, encompassing nearly a third of all economic activity, in a deal many in Asia are hoping will help hasten a recovery...

Taiwan economy can keep growing without China: Wall Street Journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The landslide victory for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) may not matter as much to the economy as some investors might think, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday (Jan. 1...

Business leaders express optimism about Taiwan’s economy in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's economy will continue on the positive course started last year with the return of investors evading United States tariffs against China, but the government wi...

Japanese Chamber of Commerce asks Taiwan to end ban on food imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Taipei presented its whitepaper Friday (October 4) asking Taiwan to end restrictions on the import of Japanese food produc...

Taiwan president defends record in TV appearance ahead of DPP primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) put up a strong defense of her record in government in a televised policy presentation Saturday (June 8) aimed at winning the Democratic Progr...

Meeting in Chile, ministers praise Pacific Rim trade pact

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The trade ministers of Singapore, Japan and New Zealand are highlighting the benefits to their countries of a Pacific Rim trade agreement formed after President Donald Trump aba...

U.S. and Japan face tough trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After its trade disputes with China and the European Union, the United States is likely to focus on measures targeting Japan next, the Central News Agency reported Friday. Du...

Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth

TOKYO (AP) — Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc are meeting in Tokyo, gearing up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative. The Pacific Rim free trade agreement, ...

Taiwan President asks Japanese legislator for help with CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday asked visiting Japanese legislator Katsuyuki Kawai for support for Taiwan’s efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Tran...

Taiwan will continue CPTPP efforts despite comments by Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government said Friday it would continue its efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) despite comments by Japan it would be diffic...

Taiwan to continue CPTPP efforts: Economics Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan will continue its efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), hoping for results when ministers of its 11 members meet in January...

Taiwan APEC envoy to hold talks with Japanese prime minister on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) will hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Sunday afternoon, the second and final day of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation...

Pacific rim trade pact goes ahead after Australia ratifies

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific rim trade pact abandoned by President Donald Trump will take effect at the year's end after Australia became became the sixth nation to ratify it. ...

Taiwan can teach Canada a thing or two about human rights: Ottawa Citizen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If Canada is serious about championing democratic values, it should defend Taiwan’s threatened democracy against bullying by China, author Terry Glavin wrote in the ...

CPTPP meets in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership is meeting in Japan Wednesday and Thursday to discuss strengthening its alliance, consider new members, and pledge it...