J-LEC: Announcement of Opening the Store on the "FOOD TAIPEI 2018" in Taipei, Taiwan

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--The Japan Livestock Products Export Promotion Council (J-LEC) is pleased to announce that it will be running a booth at “FOOD TAIPEI 2018,” the largest Internatio...

Taiwan's economic growth forecast for 2018 raised to 2.68 percent

The central bank on Thursday adjusted its economic growth forecast for Taiwan this year from 2.58 percent to 2.68 percent, on the back of a recovering local economy and stable labor market. The inc...

Feds: Man smuggled anti-submarine warfare devices to China

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a Chinese national has been charged with conspiring with a Chinese military research institute to illegally export U.S. goods used in anti-submarine warfare to China. ...

IMD ranks Taiwan 16th most digitally competitive country in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The IMD Swiss business school that recently released it World Competitiveness Rankings in May, placing Taiwan as the 17th most competitive economy, recently released their...

China says US swinging 'big stick' of unfair trade tactics

BEIJING (AP) — China has accused the United States of using pressure tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports. Com...

Turkey strikes back, taxing $1.8 billion worth of US goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey is imposing tariffs on nearly two dozen U.S. products, ranging from cars to sunscreen, to strike back at Washington's sanctions on imported steel and aluminum. ...

Papaya grown in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung makes inroads into Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung’s papaya is tapping into the Singaporean market with 25 tons in export, which evidences that Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy is bearing fruit, reports...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 18 The Washington Post on a report that longtime Trump confidant Roger S...

UK plastic waste imports to Taiwan increase ten-fold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The amount of plastic trash exported from the UK to Taiwan between January and April of this year has increased ten-fold compared to this period last year. As...

Trump's tariffs: What they are and how they would work

WASHINGTON (AP) — So is this what a trade war looks like? The Trump administration and China's leadership have threatened to impose tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. Trum...

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest developments in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visit to China (all times local): 7 p.m. State broadcaster China Central Television has ...

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by President Donald Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war. Tr...

The Latest: US preparing new tariffs on Chinese imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 bill...

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

DETROIT (AP) — Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corrido...

Alibaba Group Opens Office in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Alibaba Group opened its national office in Malaysia today, marking a new chapter in the company’s deepening strategic cooperation with Malaysia,...