US official: China's retaliation against pro-Hong Kong companies 'inappropriate'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during an interview on Tuesday (Oct. 22) the Chinese government's retaliation against U.S. businesses for voicing their suppor...

US government urges business owners to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration sent out a letter to 500 American business leaders earlier this month with the aim of strengthening trade and business partnerships with Taiwan. ...

US-China trade war weighing on world's growth, IMF says

The global economy is slowing, largely because of the U.S. trade war with China, according to the 189-member International Monetary Fund. The Washington-based institution is the worl...

Trump says US-China trade talks are ‘going very well’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered an upbeat assessment of U.S.-China trade talks and said he would meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese negotiating tea...

Taiwan’s electronics giants may cut and run from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Taiwan business giants, including Foxconn Technology Group, Quanta Computer, Inventec and Compal, will withdraw from the Chinese market due to the ongoing U.S.-China ...

US big business buys ‘MIT’ goods worth NT$6 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Bureau of Foreign Trade and Taiwan External Trade Development Council held a "U.S. Business Day" event on Thursday (Oct 3), attended by 19 American corporate giant...

Taiwan will continue to benefit from US-China trade war, says Central Bank chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The chairman of Taiwan’s Central Bank Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) spoke to the press following a Finance Committee meeting at the Legislative Yuan, where he said that Taiwan&rsq...

New Taiwan dollar an unexpected winner of US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Taiwan dollar appears to have become an unexpected winner of the U.S.-China trade war, according to Bloomberg. Thanks to an influx of foreign capital and invest...

DHL Global Trade Barometer: World trade at crossroads

The DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) forecasts a mild decline in world trade. The overall index fell by -1 point to 47, indicating that global trade will lose further momentum over the next three mont...

Trump says he doesn't need China trade deal before election

As China and the U.S. near a new round of trade talks, President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn’t feel he needs to secure an agreement before next year’s election. Trump told reporte...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 18 The Dallas Morning News on a U.S. Supreme Court decision to require asylum seekers who ent...

Walz says Japan can't pick up US-China trade war slack

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz said Friday that his just-concluded six-day trade trip to Japan and South Korea was productive but also showed that Japan won't be able to pick up much slack from ...

Taiwan steps in to relieve US farmers hurt by trade war with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the U.S. and China continue to impose retaliatory tariffs on each other's goods, Taiwan will fill some of the trade void by buying US$3.6 billion (about NT$113.1 bi...

More Taiwan companies reshore due to US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Southern Taiwan Science Park Deputy Director-General Su Chen-kang (蘇振綱) believes more Taiwan companies will reshore as the US-China trade war worsens. Su said this woul...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: I have a strong desire to run for president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Last updated: (GMT+8) 21:45 Sept. 8, 2019 Terry Gou (possible candidate) [ Chinese version ] I have a strong desire to run for president During a meeting...