Facing US ban, Huawei emerging as stronger tech competitor

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Long before President Donald Trump threatened to cut off Huawei's access to U.S. technology, the Chinese telecom equipment maker was pouring money into research that reduces its...

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to hold on to power in Tuesday's historic repeat election as the shadow of various corruption charges loom over his future. ...

Estonia plans to restrict govt use of Huawei 5G technology

HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia, which is among Europe's most wired and technologically advanced nations, is set to restrict the use of equipment and technology from Chinese telecom giant Huawei in its govern...

Chinese buyers asking about US soy, pork before trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese importers are asking U.S. suppliers for prices of soybeans, pork and other farm goods, the Commerce Ministry said Thursday, in a possible goodwill gesture ahead of talks aimed a...

Registration for 2019 NASA Hackathon in Taiwan now open: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon, which will be held in Taipei in October, is now open for registration. “The NASA Hackathon is one of NASA...

Huawei accuses US of cyberattacks, coercing employees

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei accused U.S. authorities on Wednesday of attempting to break into its information systems and of trying to coerce its employees to gather in...

Australian academic arrested in China could face death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese-born Australian academic apprehended while transiting in Guangzhou in January is pleading for Australian authorities to help secure his release after being charg...

China lets currency sink

BEIJING (AP) — China allowed its yuan to sink Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump said the two sides will talk "very seriously" about a war over trade and technology following tit-f...

Taiwanese fraud ring nabbed in Portugal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cooperation between Taiwan and Portugal resulted in the arrest of 19 fraud suspects in the Portuguese holiday resort of Cascais and their two suspected backers in Hsin...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower before US Fed release

BEIJING (AP) — Asia stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S. interest ra...

Asian shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rallied on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers....

White House sends more mixed signals on China's Huawei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday (Aug. 18) commented on his administration’s attitude towards Chinese telecom giant Huawei, calling it “very complicated.&...

Taiwan raises 2019 GDP growth forecast

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan has raised its forecast for gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019, reflecting increased investment in Taiwan by local suppliers looking to steer clear of the trade dispute b...

Taiwan Internet and E-Commerce Association asks for government attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a meeting at the Presidential Office Thursday (August 15), the Taiwan Internet and E-Commerce Association (TiEA) told President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) it wanted to see ...

TSMC only Taiwanese company in PwC Top 100 for market capitalization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’s largest contract chipmaker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), is the only Taiwanese company in the global top 100 corporations by market cap...