A look at products targeted by US, China tariffs

The United States and China have launched the first phase of a trade war that could have far-reaching consequences. Each country will impose a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion worth of the other's goo...

Why China’s threats to Taiwan PM William Lai aren’t as ridiculous as they seem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It seems that the hyper-sensitive Chinese Communist Party has had its feelings hurt once again by Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德). The CCP might be perfectly comfortable...

Chinese media calls for arrest of Premier Lai for 'Independent Taiwan' comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's official news channel People's Daily wrote on Saturday, March 31, that Taiwan's Premier Lai should be prosecuted under China's 2005 Anti-Secession Law f...

China sets stage for Xi's historic grab to rule indefinitely

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China's legislators gather from Monday to approve changes that will let him rule indefinitely and undo decades of efforts...

Tech is taking over our lives, and our 401(k) accounts

As technology takes over more of people's daily lives, it's also taking over ever-bigger chunks of their retirement accounts. Surging prices for technology stocks around the world me...

Congress urged to tighten rules on Chinese state media in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — All staff of Chinese state-run media outlets in the United States should be required to register with the government as foreign agents as they may be supporting Chinese intelligence ...

Congress urged to tighten rules on Chinese state media in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — All staff of Chinese state-run media outlets in the United States should be required to register with the government as foreign agents as they may be supporting Chinese intelligence ...

Trump cooperates with Chinese effort to control image

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump made a cooperative partner for Beijing's sweeping efforts to control the message of his heavily choreographed visit. Trump and his Chinese count...

IBM Taiwan discusses AI and IoT at Tech Seminar in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A seminar discussing trends in industry innovation hosted by the Industrial Technology Research Center (IEK工研院) began in Taipei at the NTUH International Convention Center on N...

Propaganda in China means heavily scripted news conferences

BEIJING (AP) — The TV cameras are rolling, the bright lights are on and the reporters are readying their notebooks. It's the second day of the Chinese Communist Party's twice-a-decad...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

PHILIPPINES-MILITANT SIEGE — Gunfire rang out sporadically and explosions thudded as Philippine soldiers fought to gain control of the last pocket of Marawi controlled by Islamic militants as Presiden...

The Latest: China rejects US demands for pressure on NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions following North Korea's firing of an intermediate-range missile over Japan (all times local): 6 p.m. China's Commun...

China studying when to end sales of traditional fuel cars

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say a Cabinet minister has announced Beijing is developing a timetable to end sales of traditional fuel cars. The reports Sunday gave no possible t...

Chinese Communist officials to run Tibetan Buddhism center

BEIJING (AP) — China has appointed Communist Party and government officials to manage one of the world's largest centers of Tibetan Buddhist learning, raising concerns over strengthened ideological co...

China sentences ex-provincial leader to life for corruption

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has sentenced the ex-Communist Party chief of a rust-belt province that had been hit by massive electoral fraud to life imprisonment for bribery. The o...