AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fusillade of misfires on fateful week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abroad, at home and in Twitter's ether, President Donald Trump unleashed a fusillade of statements over the past week as the Senate impeachment trial unfolded and the Davos economic ...

Taiwan's GDP growth rate leaped to top of Asia's 4 tigers in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan roared ahead of the rest of Asia's four tigers in 2019 with a growth rate of 2.73 percent. On Tuesday (Jan. 21), the Directorate General of Budget, Accountin...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spreads distortions at Davos

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spread distorted information about the U.S. economy and his administration's involvement with historically black colleges in a preening performance Tuesday at ...

Taiwan raises economic growth estimate for final quarter of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s economy likely grew by 3.38 percent during the final quarter of 2019 instead of by the earlier estimate of 3.04 percent, the government said Tuesday (Jan. 2...

World Bank sees modest global 2020 rebound but trade a risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank says the global economy should see a modest rebound in growth this year. But the 189-nation lending institution is cautioning that a number risks cou...

AP FACT CHECK: Pence misleadingly links Iran general to 9/11

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump closed out the old year by reprising a selection of his most familiar falsehoods and putting a few of his predecessor's accomplishments in his own win column. ...

Don’t believe the KMT, Taiwan’s economy is booming

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s presidential election is now a matter of days away, and both camps are turning up the rhetoric to 11 in an attempt to get their core messages across to v...

On screen, Asian Americans rarely get into Christmas spirit

With its multiple teenage characters, the Netflix movie “Let It Snow” is a mix of holiday feels and a John Hughes comedy. But unlike those genres, the movie, about a small town besieged by a Christmas...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's selective facts on Ukraine, job myths

WASHINGTON (AP) — As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment rage, Bloomberg on coal

WASHINGTON (AP) — As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a...

Taiwan's 2020 economic growth same as 2019: Asian Development Bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to have the same economic growth rate in 2020 as 2019, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday (Dec. 11). See...

Taiwan’s exports to continue growth trajectory in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s exports are expected to grow in 2020 as the country benefits from order transfers and a global demand for high-tech products, according to a report by Oxfor...

CIER raises Taiwan's economic growth forecast for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Friday (Oct. 18), the Chung-Hua Institution of Economic Research (CIER) announced that it has revised Taiwan’s economic growth forecast for the next year. Acco...

Asian stocks fall as traders mull Trump inquiry

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Friday as traders weighed data showing slower U.S. economic growth and the possible impact of an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The c...

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___ US economy grew at modest 2% rate in second quarter WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a moderate 2% annual rate in the second quarter, a pace sharply l...