Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 16 The London Evening Standard on racist chants and gestures during the football match between...

Huawei lashes out at Estonia for 'unfounded' security claims

HELSINKI (AP) — Chinese telecom company Huawei has criticized the Estonian government and media for spreading what it says are "arbitrary and unfounded" allegations about cybersecurity risks related t...

Sky, New Zealand Rugby create 'revolutionary' rights deal

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Rugby has sold broadcast rights to All Blacks matches for the next five years in what has been described as a "revolutionary" deal, at the same time taking a...

Companies welcome US-China trade truce, warn disputes remain

BEIJING (AP) — Companies have welcomed a U.S.-Chinese trade truce as a possible step toward breaking a deadlock in a 15-month-old tariff war, while economists caution there was little progress toward ...

U.K., Italy lawmakers push for Taiwan's participation in Interpol

Parliamentarians in the United Kingdom and Italy recently called on the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to invite Taiwan to attend its General Assembly as an observer so that Tai...

Taiwan's HTC reports 1st annualized rise in sales in over 2 years

HTC Corp., a Taiwan-based smartphone brand, which has entered the global virtual reality business, reported the first year-on-year increase in sales for September in more than two years. In a state...

Where people found jobs: Business services and health care

Business services and health care led U.S. job gains in September, helping offset losses in retail and manufacturing. Professional and business services, which include architecture, ...

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attorneys met Wednesday with Israel's attorney general and other top law enforcement officials in Netanyahu's long-awaited pre-indictment hearing o...

U.S. brokerage upbeat about TSMC sales growth, raises target price

A U.S.-based brokerage has raised its target price on shares in contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), with the securities house expressing optimism about sales growth momen...

South Sudan launches mobile money to boost recovery from war

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Angelo Adud needed some persuading to leave his job as a shopkeeper and become a mobile money agent in South Sudan. Yet one week into his new role, the 29-year-old already saw...

Thailand sends 13 fraud suspects back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police detained 13 Taiwanese fraud suspects in a suburb of the Thai capital Bangkok and decided to deport them to Taiwan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Wedn...

Bangladesh's leading cellphone companies in legal tussle

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's two leading cellphone companies are negotiating with a regulator over claims of more than $1.5 billion in unpaid taxes as they face threats of losing their licens...

Hong Kong refuses visa extension for Taiwan Investigation Bureau official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An official of the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) was forced to return home Wednesday (September 18) after Hong Kong refused to extend his working visa. ...

Philippines official raises alarm over military's deal with China Telecom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An anonymous cyberintelligence official in the Philippines government has come forward to tell the media that a pending agreement between a Chinese telecom company and the...

Taiwan’s HTC appoints France’s Yves Maitre as CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan electronics brand HTC Corporation has appointed Frenchman Yves Maitre as its new CEO, though his predecessor Cher Wang (王雪紅) will stay on as chairwoman of the compa...