Asian shares mixed amid ongoing worries about US-China trade

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday as turbulence continued on global markets amid ongoing worries about U.S.-China trade conflict. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped early l...

Taiwan may withdraw capital from Hong Kong in bank run scenario

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s financial sector is prepared for a worst-case scenario if, as expected, Hong Kong experiences a bank run on Friday (Aug. 16) as a result of protestors makin...

Asian stocks lower after US indexes tumble on recession fear

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Thursday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged on mounting fears of a possible recession. Market benchmarks in Shangh...

Bank of Taiwan opens office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Responding to the government’s New Southbound Policy, the Bank of Taiwan opened a representative office in southern Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City Wednesday (Augus...

Chang Hwa Bank invites Hong Kong residents, businesses to bank in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The chairwoman of Taiwan’s Chang Hwa Bank Ling Chung-yuan (凌忠嫄) speaking in an interview on Thursday (Aug. 15), stated that Taiwanese bank may be in a position to pr...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Tuesday amid anxiety the U.S.-Chinese trade war will hurt already slowing global economic growth. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, ...

20% of workforce to be replaced by AI: KPMG survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a new survey conducted by KPMG Taiwan (安侯建業), 33 percent of the chief information officers (CIO) at major IT companies around the world predict that at least ...

Blood banks across Taiwan running low, donations needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the Taiwan Blood Services Foundation (血液基金會), blood banks in the Taipei region are running critically low on type A blood for patients in need of transfusions. ...

Why a US-China deal that once looked close now seems far off

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deal seemed so close. As recently as May, the Trump administration and China seemed on the verge of resolving their dispute over Beijing’s combative trade policies. ...

US stock indexes slide as China's currency hits 11-year low

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks nosedived in early trading on Wall Street Monday as China's currency fell sharply and stoked fears that the trade war between the world's two largest economies would contin...

China's yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

BEIJING (AP) — China allowed its yuan to fall below the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. dollar for the first time in 11 years on Monday, raising the possibility Beijing might us...

Climate protesters block entrance to German coal plant

BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of environmentalists are blocking the entrance to a coal-fired power plant in the German city of Mannheim in protest over the burning of fossil fuels. Mannheim p...

ID theft stings, but it's hard to pin on specific data hacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax 2017 . Marriott 2018 . Capital One 2019 . Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead t...

Taiwan's Foxconn denies knowledge of Guangzhou panel plant sale

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing giant, said Friday it had no information about a media report which said the company is seeking to sell a large...

Pocketbook issues prevail in recession-scarred Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pack of Democratic presidential candidates made it through five hours of debating this week without diving deep into two major issues: the economy and labor unions. That won't be ...