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Taiwan chipmakers to stop supplying Chinese supercomputing entities amid US sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced on Wednesday (April 14) that its chipmakers would abide by U.S. sanctions after Washington added seven Chinese supercomputing entities to an export blackl...

Asia shares fall on virus worries, despite strong China data

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday despite data that pointed to a strong economic recovery in China, as worries lingered about the pandemic. Japan's benchmark Nik...

US Commerce head to use tool to limit tech exports to China firms to 'full effect'

New U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said she will make full use of a powerful regulatory tool that has been deployed to limit the flow of U.S. technology and products to China’s Huawei and...

ASML extends supply deal with China’s SMIC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dutch chipmaking equipment manufacturer ASML Holding N.V..has extended its deal with China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) until the end of t...

Senate confirms Raimondo as Biden commerce secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary and help guide the economy's recovery during a...

Huawei to slash 2021 smartphone output by more than half

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has alerted its suppliers that its smartphone component orders for this year will be cut by more than 60 percent as it continues to struggle ...

Huawei founder sees no end to US sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei said Tuesday he doubts President Joe Biden will remove U.S. sanctions that battered the telecom equipment giant’s smartphone sales but expressed confidence the com...

Lithuania set to block Chinese airport scanner firm Nuctech

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A Chinese state-owned maker of security-screening equipment should be blocked from supplying equipment for Lithuania’s three international airports over national security con...

Trump administration takes one last swipe at Huawei before change over

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration has notified American companies that it will be revoking licenses to supply Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and that it plans to reject dozens of ot...

Trump administration takes final swipes at China and its companies

The Trump administration in its waning days took another swipe at China and its biggest firms on Thursday (Jan. 14), imposing sanctions on officials and companies for alleged misdeeds in the South Chi...

US blacklists Xiaomi, CNOOC, Skyrizon, raising heat on China

HONG KONG (AP) — The U.S. government has blacklisted Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. and China’s third-largest national oil company for alleged military links, heaping pressure on Beijing in Pre...

U.S. adds CNOOC to black list, saying it helps China intimidate neighbors

(Reuters) - The Trump administration added China's CNOOC to a U.S. economic blacklist on Thursday, accusing the oil giant of helping Beijing intimidate neighbors in the South China Sea and ratchet...

US imposes sanctions on China's CNOOC oil company over South China Sea

The US government on Thursday slapped more sanctions on Chinese firms and military officials over Beijing's actions in the South China Sea. At the center of the wide-ranging sanctions was China&#...

Huawei’s struggles likely to continue in 2021: Analysts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huawei is expected to see slower growth in its 5G business this year as it expands into software, and the Chinese telecoms giant hopes U.S. sanctions on its smartphones wi...

Trump signs order banning Alipay and 7 other Chinese apps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Donal Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday (Jan. 5) banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay. T...