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___ Questions linger over investigation into Jeff Bezos' hacking DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cybersecurity experts say there are many questions still unanswe...

China’s 2019 economic growth weakens amid trade war

China's economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in 2019 as Beijing fought a tariff war with Washington, but forecasters said a U.S.-Chinese trade truce might help to revive consumer and bus...

Trump signs 'phase one' of trade deal with Communist China

The United States and China signed an initial trade pact Wednesday, easing tensions between the world's two largest economies. A look at highlights of the 86-page deal. U.S. EXPORTS: China a...

Fewer Chinese being issued US student visas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of U.S. student visas issued to Chinese students has been dwindling amid intensifying U.S.-China relations. After the Trump administration began restricting ...

Taiwan's foreign ministry to explore business opportunities in Guatemala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Phoebe Yeh (葉非比), director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MOFA) Department of International Cooperation and Economic Affairs, said at a press conference ...

Xi complains about US involvement in China's 'internal affairs' in call with Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump and China's Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) reportedly discussed the U.S.-China trade war as well as Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Xinjiang over the pho...

Impeachment of Trump voted top 2019 news story in AP poll

NEW YORK (AP) — The drive by the Democratic-led House of Representatives to impeach President Donald Trump was the top news story of 2019, according to The Associated Press' annual poll. ...

Airline group: We're cutting carbon more than people know

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the world’s main association of airlines says it needs to better explain commitments it made years ago to reduce carbon emissions, and not make new pledges collectively - des...

Taiwan's 2020 economic growth same as 2019: Asian Development Bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to have the same economic growth rate in 2020 as 2019, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday (Dec. 11). See...

Huawei CEO: US wants to shatter my company

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder and CEO of China's Huawei Technologies, Ren Zhengfei (任正非), said the U.S. sees destruction of the Chinese telecom giant as its ultimate goal. Ren was sp...

Elimination of Chinese chips from US products benefits Taiwan firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Security concerns that have emerged among major U.S. technology enterprises have led them to eliminate made-in-China components from their products, thereby creating busin...

Huawei moving US research center to Canada

The founder of Huawei says the Chinese tech giant is moving its U.S. research center to Canada due to American sanctions on the company. In an interview with Toronto's Global and Mail newspaper...

Manufacturers' sentiment on business climate in Taiwan weakens

Business sentiment among Taiwanese manufacturers weakened in October, amid worry over the global economy and the trade frictions between the United States and China, the Taiwan Institute of Economic R...

Vietnam, Taiwan reap biggest benefits from US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam and Taiwan have seen the largest surges in exports to the U.S. as its trade war with China rages on, according to data from Statista. On Monday (Nov. 18), Germa...

Taiwan discusses US-China trade war with Switzerland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Switzerland's World Trade Institute (WTI) held a seminar titled "Trade Wars and their Impact on Global Trade and Small Economics" with the Chung-Hua Institut...