USTR Special 301 Report puts China on 'priority watch list,' excludes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. Trade Representative's Office (USTR) released its annual Special 301 Report today listing China on its "priority watch list" for Intellectual Property (IP) v...

Kim looks to Russia as sanctions bite North Korea's economy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two months after he failed to win a badly needed easing of sanctions from President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is traveling to Russia in a possible attempt...

Belarusians fight battery factory bankrolled by China

Some 500 people have gathered in downtown Brest. They are carrying yellow balloons with the word "life" printed on them. That's what they are fighting for: long and healthy lives. Lives ...

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...

Germany's Manfred Weber warns on China 'shopping spree'

The European Union should prevent Chinese firms from going on a "shopping spree," buying up strategic assets, a top contender for the European Commission presidency said Saturday. Manfred W...

Sieren's China: The cracks in the EU's united trade front

On his recent trip to Europe, President Xi Jinping emphasized the importance of Chinese investment to global trade. However, the European Union's relationship with the bloc's No. 2 trade partn...

Opinion: EU must be united on trade with China

If he had his way, Chinese President Xi Jinping would prefer to negotiate with each European government individually, to try to get a better deal for his country. But on Tuesday in Paris, he had to se...

Xi, Merkel, Macron and Juncker to meet in Paris

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be joining French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping for talks in Paris on Tuesday. The Fr...

China’s Xi sees honors, Airbus deal in state visit to France

PARIS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping received the full honors of a formal reception during a state visit to France on Monday that included attending the signing of a multi-billion dollar de...

The Latest: China signs deal to buy 300 Airbus planes

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to France (all times local): 6:20 p.m. China has signed a deal to buy 300 aircraft from European pla...

Chinese leader to sign economic deals during visit in France

PARIS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a state visit in France where he is expected to sign a series of bilateral and economic deals on energy, the food industry, transport and other sectors....

Chinese visit to Italy seeks closer ties, stirs suspicions

MILAN (AP) — At the heart of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's visit to Rome beginning Thursday is a key prize: A deal to make Italy the first major democracy to join China's ambitious Belt and Road infra...

Taiwan Keelung mayor meets with senior US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) on Tuesday met with senior United States officials to discuss the current state of affairs between Taiwan, China and the U.S., and said th...

Trump says US in 'very good position' on trade with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the United States is in "a very good position" as it negotiates with China on a new trade agreement. Trump also says the Chinese see a c...

Some lofty goals from 2018 State of Union speech still unmet

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump whiffed on some lofty goals that he laid out in last year's State of the Union address, most notably his call for an overhaul of immigration laws and a "great ...