US Senator Schumer announces fentanyl sanctions bill ahead of China talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is introducing legislation to “hold China accountable” and sanction laboratories and other traffickers who export fentanyl to the Un...

Trade War: US delegation heads for Beijing, Trump picks China-hawk to run World Bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the heels of President Trump’s State of the Union address, a new round of trade talks has been announced for next week in Beijing. According to reports, the U....

Trump and Xi may hold summit meeting Feb. 27-28 in Da Nang, Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the last round of trade negotiations between China and the U.S., which were held in Washington this past week, there was speculation that Trump might arrange a m...

Trump plans to meet Xi after US-China talks end with no deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday talked up China’s commitment to buy more American soybeans. But the tough issues dividing the world’s two biggest economies remai...

SE Asia overtakes China to become top investment hotspot for Taiwanese businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A survey of hundreds of executives shows that China is no longer the top investment hotspot for Taiwanese businesses, while Southeast Asian nations have become their new darlin...

The West turns its back on Huawei, as China cries foul after US indictments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With only days before trade talks are set to resume, and with barely a month left in Trump’s 90-day trade war “armistice,” the U.S. on Jan. 28 released a...

US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei, top executive

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department unsealed criminal charges Monday against Chinese tech giant Huawei, two of its subsidiaries and a top executive, who are accused of misleading banks abou...

Layoffs in China confirmed for Taiwan's Foxconn, slowed recruitment expected in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foxconn corporation may be suffering as a result of the ongoing U.S.-China trade conflict, with reports that nearly 50,000 people working for the company were laid off...

Mike Pence warns 'China has been put on notice' in address to US ambassadors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 16 in Washington DC, U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence addressed the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, an audience comprised of U.S. ambassadors called back to the...

China's 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323B

BEIJING (AP) — China’s 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion but exports contracted in December as the delayed impact of President Donald Trump’...

US media giant Viacom considers retreat from China market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New York Based media giant, Viacom, may be preparing to drop a majority of its stake of its China operations, including several of its popular TV channels in China, li...

More than 60 Taiwanese companies mull Taiwan expansion amid trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said that more than 60 Taiwanese companies are considering expanding their Taiwan operations, amid concerns stemming fro...

Vietnam benefiting from US-China Trade War with increased FDI: Reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to recent data from the Vietnamese government, foreign direct investment in the country increased by 9.1 percent over the past year, making Vietnam one of the mo...

China's Vice President expected to meet Trump at Davos summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s Vice President Wang Qishan (王岐山) is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting later this month, reports suggest...

Former POTUS Carter warns misstep in China-US relations may cause 'worldwide catastrophe'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To mark 40 years since the rapprochement between the U.S. and China’s government under Deng Xiaoping, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter offered his opinions on the ...