US to require Chinese officials to report American contacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday that it will soon require Chinese officials in the U.S. to notify the State Department ahead of any contacts they plan to have with American e...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 16 The London Evening Standard on racist chants and gestures during the football match between...

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gain on solid earnings

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday after a Wall Street rally driven by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.2% to 22,...

Asia shares mostly higher China-US trade deal fades

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.9% to 22,207.21 as Tokyo reopened from a p...

Stocks wobble in early trading as caution lingers over trade

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are wobbling between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Monday as investors remain cautious about the prospects of a full trade agreement between the U.S. an...

Companies welcome US-China trade truce, warn disputes remain

BEIJING (AP) — Companies have welcomed a U.S.-Chinese trade truce as a possible step toward breaking a deadlock in a 15-month-old tariff war, while economists caution there was little progress toward ...

US researchers on front line of battle against Chinese theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate v...

Ag secretary: No guarantee small dairy farms will survive

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump's agriculture secretary said during a stop in Wisconsin that he doesn't know if the family dairy farm can survive as the industry moves toward a factory far...

Trump farm secretary: No guarantee small farms will survive

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump's agriculture secretary said Tuesday during a stop in Wisconsin that he doesn't know if the family dairy farm can survive as the industry moves toward a fac...

US universities see decline in students from China

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — After a decade of booming enrollment by students from China, American universities are starting to see steep declines as political tensions between the two countries cut i...

Taiwan and U.S. to conduct joint cybersecurity drills in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the United States will for the first time conduct large-scale joint cybersecurity drills in November, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christen...

Thai trade minister says progress made in free trade pact

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai economic official says regional trade ministers made some progress toward completing a long-awaited free trade agreement, and final details are expected to be worked out later th...

Number of foreign nationals with combined Taiwan citizenship reaches 100

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The total number of foreign citizens awarded Taiwanese nationality without having to give up their own has reached 100 after another nine were accepted into the program, r...

Germany's Merkel says Hong Kong's rights should be protected

BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city's political cri...

Photo of the Day: The Chinese Business Partner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (Sept. 5), an American illustrator posted a cartoon on Reddit showing a man wearing a USA T-shirt angrily pointing at a man wearing a sweater that reads "China...