US and China agree to October trade talks in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Less than a week after both Beijing and Washington implemented new tariffs, China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that the two nations are preparing to resume t...

Asian shares mostly up on optimism about US-China trade war

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Tuesday as investors found reason to be cautiously optimistic again about the potential for progress in the costly trade war between the U.S. and China. ...

Asian shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares tumbled Monday after the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war renewed uncertainties about global economies, as well as questions over what President Donald Tru...

Taiwan third-largest beneficiary of US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mexico, Vietnam, and Taiwan, respectively, are the three main beneficiaries of the trade war raging between the United States and China, the Ministry of Finance said Wedne...

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...