Asian shares see moderate losses after meltdown on Wall St

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares opened moderately lower in Asia on Tuesday after a dismal day on Wall Street as investors fled uncertainty over the China-U.S. trade standoff. The Shanghai Comp...

Escalating US-China trade war sends stocks plunging

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Monday as investors sought shelter from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. The selling was widespread and heavy, handi...

Taiwan’s CPC partners with Japan’s JERA on a 17-year LNG purchase deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s state-owned energy company CPC Corp announced on May 13 that CPC and Japan’s JERA have signed a joint long-term deal to purchase liquefied natural gas...

Escalating US-China trade war sinks stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved sharply lower Monday on Wall Street and extended the market's slide into a second week as investors seek shelter from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and Chi...

Taiwan to begin importing mangosteen fruit from Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will likely start importing mangosteen fruit from Thailand in late July, as a 16-year ban on the Southeast Asian tropical fruit will be lifted soon, said the countr...

Shares fall in Asia after no deal in China-US trade talks

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Monday after trade talks between the U.S. and China wrapped up Friday without an agreement. The Shanghai Composite index fell 1% to 2,910.0...

Shares fall in Asia after no deal in China-US trade talks

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday after trade talks between the U.S. and China wrapped up Friday without an agreement. Shares dropped more than 1% in Shanghai...

Why tariff war threatens Beijing's global economic ambitions

BEIJING (AP) — China's intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing's ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The U...

China's Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong's Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu telling reporters that the failure to re...

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US

GENEVA (AP) — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say. ...

Free Economic Zones: How to ruin a good idea by focusing on China

Thanks to Taiwan’s Kuomintang (KMT)-centric media, the news agenda is once again being driven by the ramblings of KMT-darling Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). His hair-brained scheme to create a “free...

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world's two biggest economies are engaged in the ...

US-China talks break up after US raises tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke up Friday with no agreement, hours after President Donald Trump more than doubled tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Tr...

US begins preparations to impose tariffs on remaining $300B in Chinese imports that don't already face import taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — US begins preparations to impose tariffs on remaining $300B in Chinese imports that don't already face import taxes.

AP Explains: New China tariffs likely to hit US consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Trump administration more than doubling tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese imports, will Americans soon see higher prices on store shelves? Yes, but...