US-China trade war hurting global economy: Reserve Bank of Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said on Tuesday (Aug. 20) that the uncertainty brought on by the U.S.-China trade war is the biggest risk to global economic...

Singapore PM says US cannot stop China's rise, proclaims neutrality in trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sunday (Aug. 18), Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong gave an annual policy address in which he stated that Singapore will not take sides in the ongoing U....

US vice president warns trade deal at risk if China cracks down in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday (Aug. 19) warned China that the chances for a trade deal would diminish if it violently cracks down on the ongoing protests in Hon...

Nobel Peace Prize for Trump at stake with Xi meeting in Hong Kong

The United States and China have become entangled in a number of disputes of late, ranging from trade and development of the global economy to fundamental values and human rights. Five particularly ur...

White House sends more mixed signals on China's Huawei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday (Aug. 18) commented on his administration’s attitude towards Chinese telecom giant Huawei, calling it “very complicated.&...

Taiwan economy tops Four Asian Tigers despite lowered forecast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Goldman Sachs has lowered its GDP growth forecast for the “Four Asian Tigers,” namely Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg. ...

Taiwan's Quanta plans to move part of its production from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Notebook manufacturer Quanta Computer is planning to move part of its production from China to Southeast Asia to avoid U.S. tariffs targeting goods exported from China. ...

Singapore cuts GDP growth forecast amid US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the U.S.–China trade war expected to continue disrupting regional and global economic outlooks for 2019 and 2020, Singapore drastically cut its expected growth ...

US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Like a sleek Mercedes crunched between two freight trucks, Europe's economy is being knocked off course by the conflict between the U.S. and China over trade. Th...

White House reverses course on blacklisting Huawei, again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As negotiations in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war appear to have stalled, the trajectory of bilateral relations appears to be moving towards renewed hostility this week ...

Foxconn and Amazon.com criticized for exploiting laborers at China factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group and one of its biggest clients, Amazon.com Inc., are facing heavy criticism over labor conditions in a Chinese factory located in H...

Stocks plunge around the world as US-China trade war worsens, threatening global economy; Dow sinks 800 points, or 3%

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunge around the world as US-China trade war worsens, threatening global economy; Dow sinks 800 points, or 3%.

Taiwanese makers of tech devices to be hit by Trump tariffs: MOEA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwanese companies that make laptop computers and telecommunications devices in China are likely to be hit hard by U.S. President Donald Trump's newly proposed tariffs on goods im...

Asian stocks plunge on US-China trade war worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets plunged Friday after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports. Tokyo's main market index fell 2.5% an...

Trump demurs on China-Hong Kong strife 'They don't need advice'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (Aug. 1) U.S. President Donald Trump was asked about the social instability in Hong Kong following strong suggestions from China’s media that Beijing may...