US to China: Don't steal trade secrets the way we used to do

WASHINGTON (AP) — The upstart nation was a den of intellectual piracy. One of its top officials urged his countrymen to steal and copy foreign machinery. Across the ocean, a leading industrial power t...

Taipei mayor addresses Heritage Foundation in the US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday, March 20 at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C., Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) spoke about the tri-lateral relationship between Taiwan, China, the Unit...

Taipei MRT free Wi-Fi contractor suspected of Communist China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A subcontractor which has won the bid to provide Free Wi-Fi being on Taiwan's mass transit railways may be funded by Communist China, announced the Investment Commission, M...

Returning Taiwan firms bringing investments of NT$39.9 billion: MOEA

Several Taiwanese companies have applied to bring their overseas operations back home, attracted by a slew of government incentives, and their initial investments will total NT$39.9 billion (US$1.29 b...

Frederick Douglass biography among Lukas prize nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — David W. Blight's biography of Frederick Douglass and Sarah Smarsh's "Heartland" are among the nominees for awards celebrating nonfiction books of social consciousness and literary mer...

Business Highlights

___ Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentine...

AP analysis: Steel tariffs waived even with tough trade talk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Donald Trump's tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and oth...

China’s factory activity continues to shrink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Activity in China’s factories has contracted for the second month in a row, reports The BBC. Statistics from the official Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) put Chin...

Wall Street Journal: ‘Made in China’ is fading out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wall Street Journal published an article titled "'Made in China’ Was Once the Easy Answer. Not Anymore" on Jan. 19 to focus on one point: Executives of...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IN DAY 24 Congress returns to Washing...

China's 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323B

BEIJING (AP) — China’s 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion but exports contracted in December as the delayed impact of President Donald Trump’...

Taiwan UMC’s scale-down spells trouble for China’s semiconductor vision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s ambition to develop a self-reliant semiconductor sector as part of its “Made in China 2025” initiative could suffer a setback as Taiwanese chipma...

China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large

BEIJING (AP) — China sounded a positive note ahead of talks with Washington this week on a sprawling trade dispute that threatens to chill global economic growth, but the two sides face lengthy wrangl...

China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large

BEIJING (AP) — China has sounded a positive note ahead of trade talks this week with Washington, but the two sides face potentially lengthy wrangling over technology and the future of their economic r...

Problems with Clouded Leopard vehicle resolved: Taiwan military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 17 shortcomings with the Clouded Leopard armored vehicle have been fixed, the Ministry of National Defense said Friday. The military was responding to a report by ...