Danish shipper: US-China trade war hits container trade

HELSINKI (AP) — Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk is warning that trade tensions between the United States and China could weigh on business. The company said a brewing trade ...

US-China relations will never be what they once were: Kissinger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, at 95 years old, made a visit to China last week where he met with several top communist party officials and was greeted as...

Taiwan economy to take a turn for the worse over the next 6 months: think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – German think tank the ifo Institute for Economic Research’s quarterly analysis suggests Taiwan’s economic fortune will take a turn for the worse over the ...

Taiwan’s UMC freezes ties with Chinese firm in response to US sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s second-largest contract chipmaker United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC, 聯華電子) has frozen its dealings with Chinese state-owned semiconductor firm Fujian Jinhu...

DPP holds parallel Taiwan independence march in Kaohsiung 

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - The DPP’s "Anti-annexation, Protect Taiwan"(反併吞、護台灣) rally took place Saturday along the World Games Avenue in Kaohsiung’s Zuoying District.  Ag...

US Treasury's Mnuchin downplays fears of US-China trade war

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has downplayed widely voiced concerns over the risks that trade tensions with China could disrupt the world economy. ...

Federation of Hong Kong Industries says trade war will lead to layoffs, psychological effects on Hong Kong manufacturers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jimmy Kwok (郭振華) head of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (香港工業總會) said that layoffs due to the effects of the ongoing U.S.-China trade war are inevitable, duri...

'A shadow cast over future of China-US relations' says Chinese Foreign Minister  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On on Monday afternoon Oct. 8, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, arrived in Beijing, traveling from Seoul. In the afternoon Pompeo and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang ...

Trump administration will seize US assets of top Chinese officials: Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The controversial Chinese real estate tycoon Guo Wengui (郭文貴), living in exile in New York, claims that the U.S. government is preparing to further escalate their tra...

Asian stocks fall as US accuses China of election meddling

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence claimed China had meddled with its midterm elections to unsettle the Trump administration, which Beijing...

Taiwan’s Ta Chen buys US steel mill in response to Trump tariffs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ta Chen International, the U.S. subsidiary of aTaiwanese aluminum and stainless steel distributor, Ta Chen Stainless Pipe Co. (大成不鏽鋼), has agreed to buy a steel rolling mi...

Jack Ma warns US-China trade war would 'hurt everybody'

GENEVA (AP) — Alibaba founder Jack Ma says the trade dispute between the U.S. and China could "unfortunately" last 20 years. However, he expressed hope a solution could be reached as...

In trade war with the US, China set to lose: SCMP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hong Kong based South China Morning Post (SCMP) newspaper published a sobering op-ed on the U.S.-China trade war by contributor Cary Huang on Sept. 30. The art...

Fast facts on the escalating US-China trade war

WHAT'S HAPPENING? The Trump administration and China's government have imposed taxes on a big chunk of each side's products in an escalation of a trade war between the world's two bi...

US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other's goods Monday and Beijing accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying b...