As outbreak eases, home transaction volume rises to a 12-month high despite cautious market outlook

Residential Sale & Purchase Agreements in May rose to 5,984, the highest level in the past yearPrices at representative estates are down by around 0.5%-10.8% year-to-dateWith 19 major deals, th...

Oil tankers ‘go dark’ off Venezuela to evade US sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — In May, after pulling out of a Chinese shipyard for repairs, a giant oil tanker set out on a perilous journey. Dialing in “Caribbean” on a mandatory tracking system, the...

China's Xi on investment drive in EU member Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is meeting political leaders in Greece on a trip aimed at furthering a major global investment initiative inside the European Union. ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Greece for visit

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Greece on an official visit meant to deepen economic ties between the two countries. Xi is due to meet President Pro...

Ex-US Customs officer, likely Chinese agent, charged in California gun running scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. government has filed federal charges against a former high-ranking agent of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with connections to China for operating a...

Amnesty International: China-owned NYC building denies lease

NEW YORK (AP) — A giant shipping conglomerate owned by the Chinese government has declined to lease space in a building it owns in lower Manhattan to the U.S. chapter of Amnesty International, an orga...

US forces China's COSCO to relinquish ownership of California port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On orders from the Trump administration, Chinese ownership of the Port of Long Beach in California has been rescinded and officially transferred to a U.S. firm. The dea...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - December 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes 152 members of Vietnamese tour groups go missing in Taiwan; Chinese tourist shocked by NT$200,000 fine for bringing meat snacks into Taiwan; Tai...

Over 260 Chinese officials have died in apparent suicides or accidents since 2013

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 260 Chinese officials have died from suicide or “accidents” since Xi Jinping took power in 2013, according to Apple Daily. The latest death was that of...

Details of Chinese COSCO executive's suicide note leaked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that a Chinese business executive from China's state-owned COSCO Shipping Lines Co., Ltd. fell to his death from the window of the 15th floor of a hotel in...

Breaking News: Chinese COSCO executive leaps to his death from Taipei hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese business executive from China's state-owned COSCO Shipping Lines Co., Ltd. fell to his death from the window of the 15th floor of a hotel in Taipei City early thi...

China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, thoug...

Port Houston Names Chief Commercial Officer

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Port Houston has named John Moseley Chief Commercial Officer, succeeding Ricky Kunz who has elected to retire from the Port of Houston Authority. Moseley served...

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries: firma del acuerdo de un proyecto de demostración de la depuradora de SOX rectangular con China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited.

TOKIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--jun. 6, 2018--Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) (TOKIO: 7011), en relación con su depuradora rectangular para grandes buques, desarrollada conjuntamente por empresas de s...

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries: Accordo per progetto di prova dimostrativa di abbattitore SOx rettangolare con China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited della.

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--giu 5, 2018--Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI)(TOKYO:7011), con riferimento al suo abbattitore rettangolare per grandi navi, sviluppato congiuntamente dalle aziende del s...