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EU devises new measures against 'economic coercion'

China last week put a ban on imports from Lithuania, an EU member state. It had nothing to do with a trade conflict: Beijing simply wants to persuade Vilnius to change its friendly policies toward Tai...

Chinese punishment set to drive Taiwanese businesses home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to see a wave of returnee investment spurred by Beijing's politically motivated sanctions on Far Eastern Group, said Taiwanese business expert Hsieh...

Taiwan posts robust export growth for October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Orders for Taiwanese exports totaled US$59.1 billion in October, a new record for the month, amid strong demand for electronics. The October figure represents 14.6% gro...

National People's Congress: China plans 'green transformation' of economy

The National People's Congress, China's annual parliamentary event, opens on Friday, March 5, in Beijing. For the second straight year, it will be a mostly virtual event due to the COVID pande...

Taiwan’s TSMC beefs up anti-COVID measures amid hospital cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) ratcheted up its anti-pandemic measures on Monday (Jan. 25) as concerns over a Taoyuan hospital cluster continue. The ...

Taiwan’s TSMC a key player shaping world in 2021: The Economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The strategic importance of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been underscored in a speech delivered by Deputy Editor of The Economist Tom Standage at ...

EU looks forward to Biden resetting trans-Atlantic relations

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is grasping the imminent arrival of the incoming Biden administration as a key moment to reset relations with the United States after four years of acrimony under Pr...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 12 South China Morning Post on a recent prison sentence in a ‘doxxing’ c...

South Korea struggles to get WTO candidate elected

South Korea is still campaigning for its candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, to be named the next director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on November 9. Member nations are due to select the su...

From Beijing to Brussels, Trump's trade wars at a glance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would shake up American trade policy. That he did. From Beijing to Brussels to Mexico City, he waged war with trading partners on multiple fronts. Here...

Japan can offer third option for Taiwan amid US-China tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan has the opportunity to present itself as an alternative for Taiwan, which finds itself caught between a rock and hard place amid the U.S.-China trade conflict. In...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 5, the 218th day of 2020. There are 148 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August...

Can India wean off its economic reliance on China?

The recent clashes between Chinese and Indian troops along the two nations' disputed border have heightened anti-China sentiment in India and triggered calls for a total ban on trade with that cou...

Trump put Xinjiang on back burner to sweeten trade deal for China: Axios

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly said Friday (June 19) that he has refrained from sanctioning Chinese officials connected to mass incarceration in Xinjiang in order ...

Recession-hit Japan's exports, imports fall due to pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Recession-hit Japan's exports plunged nearly 22% in April, the country's worst drop in more than a decade as the coronavirus pandemic slammed global demand. The Finance ...