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...

Jack Ma: US-China trade war could last 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma (馬雲), said Thursday (Nov. 14) that the tensions between China and the U.S. could possibly linger for the next 20 y...

Photo of the Day: Macron plays the fool in China trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his latest cartoon, American illustrator Allan Rios mocks French President Emmanuel Macron's bilateral trade deal signed with China's Xi Jinping last week. L...

China lifts foreign investment limits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The State Council of China announced Thursday evening (Nov. 7) that all restrictions on foreign banks, brokerages, and fund management firms in China will be removed in 20...

Bill Gates defends Huawei in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, on Wednesday (Nov. 6) called on the U.S. and China not to be “paranoid” but rather to trust each other and make good use ...

China starts research into 6G technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media reports that the country has launched a research program into the development of 6G or sixth-generation telecom technology, the Reuters news agency wro...

UN recognizes Taiwan as biggest winner from US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released on Tuesday (Nov. 5) concludes that Taiwan is the biggest beneficiary of the U.S.-China trade war, ...

Taiwan small and medium enterprises see steady growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a document disclosed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Tuesday (Nov. 5), small and medium enterprises in Taiwan are said to have shown steady growth in 2019, while...

Taiwan at forefront of e-bike boom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has the potential to break new ground in the electric bicycle industry, according to a report by CNA. After reaching the peak of the global electric bicycle indu...

Amid China's economic downturn, Taiwan's MAC warns of risks to cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (Oct. 31) released the summary of an advisory committee meeting that suggests China is increasing pressure on Tai...

Confidence in Taiwan's economy improves amid eased trade tension

Confidence in Taiwan's economy picked up in October amid eased concerns over a trade dispute between the United States and China, as both sides agreed to resume high-level talks to resolve the sit...