UK looks to fast-growing Africa for trade ties after Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson t outed the U.K. as an ideal business partner for Africa on Monday as the U.K. prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world. B...

Trump to promote China, Mexico-Canada trade deals to farmers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to discuss new U.S. trade agreements with its North American neighbors and with China during an appearance Sunday at a convention of Ame...

China-US trade deal a blip in seismic shifts of Asian trade

BANGKOK (AP) — The trade agreement signed by President Donald Trump and Beijing's lead trade envoy comes amid seismic shifts in supply chains and investment hastened by the tariff war that began in 20...

Tsai says Taiwan is already independent, China invasion 'very costly'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fresh off of her landslide election win, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the BBC that China needs to needs to face the "reality" that Taiwan is alrea...

US lobster industry hopes new deal renews trade with China

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Members of the American lobster industry are hopeful the thawing of trade relations between the U.S. and China will reopen one of the biggest markets in the world for the seafoo...

Taiwan deserves respect from China: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fresh off of her landslide election win, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the BBC that Taiwan is already an independent country and that China needs to face &qu...

Enoch Wu says Taiwan can develop without China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Enoch Wu (吳怡農) said that Taiwanese oppose the "one country, two systems" framework and that the country can develop successfully without Communist China, at a pr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 2, the second day of 2020. There are 364 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 2, ...

China weighs options as Trump backs Hong Kong legislation

BEIJING (AP) — China’s fury over President Donald Trump’s decision to sign legislation supporting human rights in Hong Kong is evident. What’s less clear is what “countermeasures” Beijing may take in ...

KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

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...