Trump suggests trade deal can wait for Hong Kong resolution

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that trade talks with China can wait until tensions in Hong Kong have eased, tweeting: "Of course China wants to make a deal. Le...

Taiwan's Quanta plans to move part of its production from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Notebook manufacturer Quanta Computer is planning to move part of its production from China to Southeast Asia to avoid U.S. tariffs targeting goods exported from China. ...

Hong Kong leader defends police, dodges protesters’ demands

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended law enforcement actions Tuesday after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutality. At one ...

Hong Kong airport protest shutdown tarnishes business image

Mass flight cancellations at Hong Kong’s airport disrupted one of the world’s busiest air-transport hubs on Monday, causing chaos for tourists and business travelers and playing havoc with...

Taiwanese makers of tech devices to be hit by Trump tariffs: MOEA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwanese companies that make laptop computers and telecommunications devices in China are likely to be hit hard by U.S. President Donald Trump's newly proposed tariffs on goods im...

Corvette goes mid-engine for first time to raise performance

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn't the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, yo...

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...

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...

What to do when back to school bites you in the budget

It might seem like you've been saving for back to school since you packed your children's backpacks last fall. But after replacing worn-out erasers, outgrown clothes and an outdated laptop, you may st...

Taipei Metro makes eye-catching train arrival information upgrade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Train arrival information at Taipei Metro is more “eye-catching” after an upgrade to display monitors on the platforms. Passengers riding Taipei’s pub...

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian woman have been arrested after being found with a stash of stolen passports and IDs, which they were allegedly in the process of for...

Body of missing automotive writer found in California river

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. ...

Apple opens second Taiwan store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. opened its second store in Taiwan Saturday (June 15), just a short distance away from its first store inside Taipei 101. As with the opening of the previous ...

Taiwan electronics giant Acer tests production outside of China to avoid trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) has started testing production outside of China in other to avoid the impact of the communist country’s trade war with the Un...

Huawei cancels laptop launch due to US ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese tech behemoth Huawei is beginning to feel the pinch by Washington’s move to ban American firms from doing business with it as it announced cancellation of th...