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Australia recognizes vaccines from India and China but not Taiwan’s Medigen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia’s regulators officially recognized COVID-19 vaccines produced in India and China on Monday (Nov. 1), but there is still no sign the country will greenlight...

The Latest: Macron says Australia's Morrison lied to him

The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Rome: ROME — French President Emmanuel Macron said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison lied to him while he was secretly negotiating a su...

US, EU say deal on steel tariffs will help on climate change

ROME (AP) — President Joe Biden said Sunday a new U.S. and European Union trade agreement would crack down on “dirty steel” that produces carbon emissions that are blamed for climate change and also p...

US intel warns China could dominate advanced technologies

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials issued new warnings Friday about China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could eventually give Beijing a decisive milita...

Trust key to success for Taiwan's TSMC: American economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Columnist and author Thomas L. Friedman published an opinion article in the New York Times claiming the success of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) re...

China power crunch unlikely to affect Taiwan electronics manufacturers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Though recent power shortages in China have not affected Taiwan electronics manufacturers, low prices for made in China products are unlikely to return, the Taipei Compute...

Toymakers race to get products on shelves amid supply clogs

NEW YORK (AP) — Running out of time to get its products on store shelves ahead of the holidays, the Basic Fun toy company made an unprecedented decision: It's leaving one-third of its iconic Tonka Mig...

Video shows Chinese iPhone fans ignore man's calls to 'support Huawei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese consumers eagerly clambered for Apple's new iPhone 13 devices last week, video captured on Saturday (Sept. 25) shows throngs of shoppers ignoring a "pa...

Video shows 15 high-rises blasted to smithereens in China's Kunming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Friday (Aug. 27) showing 15 high-rise buildings pulverized into dust by massive explosions in Kunming, the capital of China's Yunnan Province. On ...

Letter to Editor: China’s vaccine diplomacy collapses in South East Asia

During the first six months of 2021, while the U.S. and Europe were struggling to secure enough vaccines for their populations, thousands of miles away, China seemed to successfully control the virus....

Navy blazers, stripes and flag scarves for Team USA in Tokyo

NEW YORK (AP) — The Team USA flag bearers in steamy Tokyo will likely be the coolest members of their packs. Ralph Lauren has built a personal air conditioning system into a roomy w...

Taiwan analysts say notebook shortage to linger until Q4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global notebook market has been on a rollercoaster ride since COVID-19 erupted in January 2020. Driven by unprecedented demand for remote work and learning applicat...

Questions remain in wake of LA homemade fireworks blast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive explosion rocked a Los Angeles neighborhood as homemade fireworks were being destroyed by a bomb squad, leaving a trail of destruction, injuries and questions in its wake ...

China's Communist Party after 100 years now at the 'forefront' of global politics

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is preparing to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its 1921 founding on Thursday with nationwide festivities and fanfare. Banners and billboards touting the leadersh...

US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

The U.S. Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to approve a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country’s ability to compete with Chinese technology. The desire for a hard line in d...