Taiwan's TSMC faces possible impact from US-Huawei clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump is considering cutting Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies off from global chip suppliers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing C...

Esports star Faker gets ownership stake in new deal with T1

SEOUL (AP) — Esports megastar Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok has assumed an ownership stake of T1 Entertainment & Sports as part of a three-year player contract with the organization. Th...

Taiwan to roll out online health report system for visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to introduce a digital platform for filing health statements, as part of its border screening measures due to the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) threat...

US brings new charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and several subsidiaries, accusing the company in a brazen scheme to steal trade secrets...

Cloud service stocks set to gain from Wuhan virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shares in cloud services are likely to rebound in the second quarter when Wuhan virus (COVID-19) cases are expected to gradually taper off, according to market analysts. ...

Nokia reports higher profit, boosts 5G investments

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia Corp. has reported a rise in fourth-quarter earnings mainly due to cost savings and pledged to boost investments in next-generation 5G networks, o...

China's virus outbreak weighs on global business

BEIJING (AP) — Global business is catching a chill from China's virus outbreak, with even the gaming industry taking a hit. Mink breeders in Denmark called off a fur auction because...

Built in 10 days, China's virus hospital takes 1st patients

BEIJING (AP) — The first patients arrived Monday at a specialized hospital built in just 10 days as part of China's intensive efforts to fight a new virus. Huoshenshan Hospital and a...

Huawei races to replace Google apps for next smartphone

BEIJING (AP) — If you can make smartphone apps, Chinese tech giant Huawei wants you. The No. 2 global smartphone brand is struggling to hold onto its market after Washington accused...

Saudi Telecom looks to buy majority stake in Vodafone Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi Telecom Co. announced it reached a preliminary agreement on Wednesday to buy a 55% stake in the Egyptian holdings of telecommunications giant Vodafone. The kin...

UK faces choice on Huawei with global implications

LONDON (AP) — Britain faces a crucial choice on Tuesday over whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies to build its next-generation wireless networks. The decision has implication...

Angola seeks Portugal's help in major corruption case

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Angola’s attorney general arrived Thursday in Portugal to ask his country’s former colonial ruler for help investigating a major corruption case targeting the billionaire daugh...

'Africa's richest woman' now a formal suspect in graft probe

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa's reputed richest woman is a formal suspect in an investigation into mismanagement and the siphoning off of funds during her time with Angola's state-run oil company, the co...

Allegations bite into business of 'Africa's richest woman'

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese bank EuroBic said it will stop doing business with companies and people linked to its main shareholder Isabel dos Santos after an investigation accused the billionai...

'África's Richest Woman' out of Davos well before report

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The rapidly changing circumstances for Isabel dos Santos, widely known as “Africa's Richest Woman,” is evident by her absence at the the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. ...