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White House intensifies confusion and fear on US-China deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire, contributing to a broad stock market plunge and intensifying fears of a global ec...

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___ Renewed jitters over trade send stocks, bond yields lower Stocks plunged Tuesday as the goodwill generated by a truce between the U.S. and China over trade evap...

The Latest: Trump renews tariffs threat in China trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the US-China trade truce (all times local): ___ 10:46 a.m. President Donald Trump is signaling caution on his trad...

White House hails China trade truce as skeptics raise doubts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade war with China as a significant breakthrough despite scant details, a hazy timetable and widespread s...

US stocks edge higher after strong jobs report; Apple sinks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday after the federal government said employers added 250,000 jobs in September, far more than analysts expected. Hourly pay jumped 3.1 percent, the most sinc...

What could soothe markets? Solid earnings, economic reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a harrowing week for financial markets, investors will look for solid corporate earnings reports and healthy economic news over the next few weeks to calm things down. ...

What could soothe markets? Solid earnings, economic reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a harrowing week for financial markets, investors will look for solid corporate earnings reports and healthy economic news over the next few weeks to calm things down. ...

Communist Party brainwashing intensifies amid U.S. trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to quash any doubt or disbelief amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, Chinese state media are hitting the propaganda machine full throttle. Several programs p...

Trump and Xi plan meeting as trade war escalates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration has given the go ahead for a meeting with China’s Xi Jinping at November’s G20 summit in Argentina, The Wall Street Journal reports. ...

China’s diplomacy chief strongly supports Xi as internal CCP strife brews

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yang Jiechi (楊潔篪), Director of China's Central Foreign Affairs Commission Office published an article in strong support of Chinese president Xi Jinping on August 1, at...

Sieren's China: Pendulum politics between China and the EU

Well, at least the stars were all nicely lined up on the red China flags and the blue EU flags draped behind the negotiating table at the EU-China summit, which took place in Beijing's Great Hall ...

Live video shows Chinese streamer splash ink on Xi Jinping poster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After posting live video of herself splashing black ink on a poster of Xi Jingping to protest the tyranny of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai yesterday (July 4), a femal...

Students back from overseas study set to drive political change in China: Economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the number of Chinese students studying abroad growing, the British magazine the Economist argues in a special report that the Western-educated group in China are set...

Duterte: Xi Jinping won't allow moves to depose me

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a speech given on the docked battleship BRP Davao Del Sur May 15 in the Philippines, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that Chinese President Xi Jinping promis...

No Taiwan flag emoji can be found on Chinese iPhones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As apple has gradually expanded the number of emoji flags for new versions of the iOS, the Taiwan flag emoji was not added until the release of iOS 9.0. However, it seems thoug...