Chinese Foreign Minister pleads for US to respect One China Principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said the U.S. ought to come together with China on the Taiwan issue and respect the One China Principle. 2019 marks the 40th ...

Asian shares mixed on report of Huawei investigation

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday on fears that a reported U.S. investigation of China's Huawei would derail trade talks between the world's two largest economies. KE...

US takes action against Huawei theft, Germany mulls restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following recent controversies that have seen Chinese telecom manufacturer Huawei Technologies accused of spying, breaking sanctions, and stealing intellectual property, g...

Analyst: 9 predictions for China in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2019 marks several milestones for China, namely the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the 40th year of official relations with the U.S., and the 30th ...

Response from William Stanton to former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

Mr. Kevin Rudd’s only factual objection to my commentary is to my statement that he is “reportedly now on the boards of several major Chinese state-owned corporations.” I qualified m...

US, EU, Japan label China's trade policies as 'unfair'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of countries have come together to express concerns over unfair trade practices and policies in China. On Jan. 9, U.S. trade representatives convened a meeting...

Foreign tourists to be granted easier access to Tibet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tibetan government has announced it will boost foreign tourists by fifty percent and cut down waiting times by half, Reuters reports. Notoriously difficult to gain ...

Taiwan and Northeast Asia representatives believe Trump's unpredictability their biggest hidden trouble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts on Asia-Pacific relations from the U.S. indicate many leaders worry Trump’s unpredictability in foreign affairs is their biggest hidden trouble. The Natio...

Political risk consultants say US-China relations one of top risks for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political risk consultancy firm Eurasia Group has published its “Top Risks for 2019” report, which lists U.S.-China tensions as one of the biggest harbingers o...

Henry Kissinger: US and China will form new economic relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Veteran U.S. statesman Henry Kissinger announced his prediction yesterday (Jan. 1) that the U.S. and China will resolve conflict and form a new economic relationship. K...

Influential Chinese law professor blasts Xi Jinping in interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with Voice of America today, New York Chinese law professor Jerome Cohen said in the five years since Xi Jinping first got into power, China has fallen int...

The world will feel the pain from the trade war in 2019: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - While 2018 was the year that saw the trade war break out between the United States and China, 2019 will be the year when the world feels the pain, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. ...

US lawmakers wary of deal between AP and Chinese media outlet Xinhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern at a new agreement reached between China’s state news agency, Xinhua, and U.S.-based Associated Press (AP), urging that AP publ...

US think tank lists Chinese cyberwarfare and Taiwan Strait conflict as top concerns for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. think tank Council on Foreign Relations released its 2019 Preventive Priorities Survey on Dec. 17, which lists Chinese cyberwarfare and potential conflict across the ...

Stocks veer back upward on hopes for US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets around the world jumped Tuesday on hopes that trade tensions between the world's largest economies may ease after U.S. and Chinese officials spoke on the phone. ...