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...

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...