Elimination of Chinese chips from US products benefits Taiwan firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Security concerns that have emerged among major U.S. technology enterprises have led them to eliminate made-in-China components from their products, thereby creating busin...

China poaches 3,000 chip engineers, but Taiwan winning from trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has lured away 3,000 chip engineers from Taiwan as part of its "Made in China 2025" plan to complete a "red supply chain" with all foreign compet...

80% of S. Korea's winter air pollution made in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Up to 80 percent of the PM2.5 air contaminants in South Korea come from China during the winter and early spring, according to a collaborative study carried out by experts...

Escaping impeachment, Trump to showcase Apple plant in Texas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is getting out of Washington during the House impeachment probe. He’s headed to Texas to tour an Austin plant that produces Apple’s Mac Pro computer. ...

China issues plan to promote high-tech manufacturing

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has issued a plan to promote high-tech manufacturing after discarding a strategy that helped trigger a tariff war with Washington. A statement Frida...

Bamboo mats from China, Vietnam containing toxic methanol found in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of bamboo mats made in China and Vietnam have been found to contain excessive levels of methanol that could pose threats to human health, according to Taiwan&rsqu...

Taiwan says China’s ’26 measures’ unlikely to offset impact of trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s recent announcement of “26 measures” officially designed to benefit Taiwanese citizens and corporations was unlikely to offset the impact of the ...

Apple keeps Mac Pro assembly in Texas after tariff relief

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will continue manufacturing its Mac Pro computers in Texas after the Trump administration approved its request to waive tariffs on certain parts from China. ...

Taiwanese firm investment pledges may top NT$600 billion in September

The amount of investment in Taiwan pledged by Taiwanese firms is forecast to surpass the NT$600 billion (US$19.11 billion)-mark in September under a program launched at the beginning of this year to e...

Nobel Peace Prize for Trump at stake with Xi meeting in Hong Kong

The United States and China have become entangled in a number of disputes of late, ranging from trade and development of the global economy to fundamental values and human rights. Five particularly ur...

Taiwan raises 2019 GDP growth forecast

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan has raised its forecast for gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019, reflecting increased investment in Taiwan by local suppliers looking to steer clear of the trade dispute b...

Taiwan's Foxconn unit to expand in India, Vietnam amid trade war

Taipei (CNA) FIH Mobile Ltd., a Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., said Monday that to assuage the impact from trade friction between the U...

Taiwan FDA finds asbestos in two cosmetics products made in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is pulling two types of cosmetics of the City Color brand, produced by Taiwan’s TJ Group (台鉅), off shelves as tests overseas s...

Four more companies will invest in Taiwan amid US-China trade war

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Another four Taiwanese companies have pledged to boost their investment in Taiwan amid the trade friction between the United States and China, raising total pledges to more than NT$450...

Taiwan city of Taichung to scrap Chinese-made surveillance cameras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung City Government said Thursday (July 18) it would replace surveillance cameras in underground passageways within a week after members of the public pointed out...