Japan exports sink on weaker trade with China, US

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports fell 12% in August from a year earlier as it logged a second straight month of deficits as the toll from trade tensions between its two largest markets deepened. ...

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...

US-China trade battle hurting export sales of both countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The trade war between the United States and China has had a substantial impact on trade flows between the world's two largest economies. But one thing has remained constant — the Uni...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of the last ideological gasps of those 100 signatories – largely A...

China experiences lowest growth in 27 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The latest numbers from the National Bureau of Statistics of China (中國國家統計局) show a slowdown in GDP growth, marking the country’s lowest rate of growth since 1992. Thi...

US-China trade war could lead to global recession

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Economist Nouriel Roubini, known for his accurate prediction of the 2008 financial crisis, believes the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China may cause another global re...

Kaohsiung official apologizes for purported cross-strait maritime route

[Last update: June 27 at 17:25] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a barrage of criticism directed against Kaohsiung’s Director of Tourism Bureau Pan Heng-hsu (潘恒旭) for promoting a purported ...

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade

TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary ...

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade

TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahe...

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war

The increasingly bitter trade dispute between the US and China is hurting one-third of EU companies operating in China, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China said on Monday. The industry bod...

EU announces 'breakthrough' on trade with China

The European Union and China pledged to strengthen their trade relationship and work towards opening up China's economy for foreign investors at a summit in Brussels on Tuesday. The annual summit...

Free Economic Zones: How to ruin a good idea by focusing on China

Thanks to Taiwan’s Kuomintang (KMT)-centric media, the news agenda is once again being driven by the ramblings of KMT-darling Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). His hair-brained scheme to create a “free...

US forces China's COSCO to relinquish ownership of California port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On orders from the Trump administration, Chinese ownership of the Port of Long Beach in California has been rescinded and officially transferred to a U.S. firm. The dea...

Stocks tumble around world as trade-war deadline approaches

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped with other markets around the world Thursday after China said it would retaliate if the U.S. follows through with a plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports. ...

EU announces 'breakthrough' on trade with China

The European Union and China pledged to strengthen their trade relationship and work towards opening up China's economy for foreign investors at a summit in Brussels on Tuesday. The annual summit...