Jack Ma: US-China trade war could last 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Founder and former CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Jack Ma (馬雲) said Thursday (Nov. 14) that the tension between China and the US could possibly linger for the nex...

China's Alibaba, JD report booming Singles Day sales

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com reported a total of more than $55 billion in sales Monday midway through Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world'...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PROTESTER SHOT BY POLICE IN HONG KONG IN DAY OF SPIRALING VIOLENCE ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PROTESTER SHOT BY POLICE IN HONG KONG IN DAY OF SPIRALING VIOLENCE ...

Taiwan telecoms offer huge discounts for Double 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – T-Star (台灣之星) on Monday (Nov. 11) offered a "Double 11" deal of an unlimited 4G plan for a low price of NT$188 (US$6.18) per month. The offer is limited to 80...

Chinese e-commerce giants report booming Singles Day sales

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com reported a total of more than $50 billion in sales on Monday in the first half of Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world's...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma remains richest person in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to Forbes' "China's Richest 2019" report released Thursday (Nov. 7), Jack Ma (馬雲), the founder and former CEO of the world's biggest e-comm...

The Latest: US employers added solid 128,000 jobs in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. employment report for October (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. employers added a solid 128,000 jobs in October, a figure t...

US jobs data to show whether hiring is still fueling growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's October jobs report being released Friday will help show whether hiring remains a key source of strength for a U.S. economy that's been weakened by trade wars and a ...

China billionaire Jack Ma 'challenges' US boxer Floyd Mayweather to boxing match

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's richest man and founder of e-commerce company Alibaba, Jack Ma (馬雲), on Sunday (Oct. 27) challenged former American professional boxer Floyd Mayweather to a bo...

Unprecedented Tokyo Olympic demand drives Paralympic sales

TOKYO (AP) — Unprecedented demand for Tokyo Olympic tickets is driving interest in the Paralympics, although Tokyo may struggle to surpassed London's 2012 record. Tokyo organizers sa...

Tesla and PayPal surge while Twitter and Ford tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday. Tesla Inc., up $45 to $299.68 The electric car maker reported a surprise profit and r...

Alibaba founder bashes international employment system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma (馬雲), criticized the current hiring process of top companies like his own at the Forbes Global CEO Confere...

Nike CEO Mark Parker to step down in January

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike said Tuesday that its longtime CEO Mark Parker is stepping down early next year. He will be replaced by board member John Donahoe, who formerly ran e-commerce co...

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'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of billionaires and multimillionaires are making a renewed push for the government to raise thei...