Four more companies will invest in Taiwan amid US-China trade war

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Another four Taiwanese companies have pledged to boost their investment in Taiwan amid the trade friction between the United States and China, raising total pledges to more than NT$450...

Over 50 major manufacturers mull shifting production away from China: Nikkei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the U.S.-China trade war at a stalemate, more than 50 major global enterprises, including Apple Inc., are weighing whether to shift their production sites away from C...

Domino's, Arrow fall while Blue Apron, Charles Schwab rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., up $5.15 to $97.73 The trucking and logistics company...

CES unveils policy changes to address gender complaints

NEW YORK (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code and introducing more programming focused on women and minorities. The moves are aimed at addressi...

US stocks edge lower as earnings reports ramp up

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower as investors assessed a mixed bag of corporate earnings and economic reports. Technology companies led the broader market lower with the heavi...

Taiwan Government begins recruitment of tech startups for Consumer Electronics Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) announced on Tuesday (July 16) that it is now recruiting 80 technology startups to represent Taiwan at the 2020 Consumer Elec...

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago. That massive workforce stretched across the U.S. ...

Taiwan party picks mayor over ex-Foxconn chief for 2020 run

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing....

Taiwan to surpass S. Korea as largest semiconductor making market in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is set to surpass South Korea as the largest and fastest-growing semiconductor manufacturing equipment market in the world with a growth rate of 21.1 percent this year, ...

Tensions over history, North keep Japan, South Korea at odds

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and South Korea, two major U.S. allies, are again at odds, this time over Tokyo's decision to tighten controls on exports of sensitive materials that are mainly used in computer chi...

Foxconn vows not to fall short on Wisconsin deal

Taipei, July 10 (CNA) Taiwanese electronics contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. reiterated Wednesday its commitment to the U.S. state of Wisconsin, vowing to create a large number of ...

US can file secret evidence against Mar-a-Lago interloper

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge will let prosecutors file secret evidence in the trespassing case of a Chinese woman accused of sneaking into President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club beca...

SKorean leader denounces Japanese comments over sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has criticized comments by Japanese officials who questioned the credibility of Seoul's sanctions against North Korea while justifying Toky...

Taiwan Cabinet to release list of products compromising information security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A list of products jeopardizing national information security will be released at the end of the month, with a ban to follow. With Taiwan’s Industrial Technology ...

Taiwan's Foxconn founder aims to levy NT$160 billion in taxes on wealthy

Taipei (CNA) - Terry Gou (郭台銘), a presidential contender of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), said Saturday that if he is elected the next president of Taiwan, he will levy a tax on the wealthy that wi...