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Probe launched as banned additive detected in Taiwan’s local frozen pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An investigation has been initiated following the discovery of traces of cimbuterol, a banned feed additive known for promoting leanness, in domestically produced pork in ...

Representative to UK sees Brexit as beneficial for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s newly appointed representative to the UK believes Brexit has allowed closer economic ties between the two sides, and said he hopes to make the UK Taiwan&rsq...

EU and Thailand eye ambitious trade deal

This week, the EU will hold a second round of talks on a free trade agreement with Thailand, with Bangkok keen on negotiations being wrapped up by early 2025. Thailand's economy, which has been l...

What's in store for EU-Southeast Asia ties in 2024?

European Parliament elections will be held in early June, triggering possible changes at the top of the European Commission and the European Council. At present, it remains unclear whether European C...

Taiwan holds Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States held the fourth round of talks under the Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD) on Friday (Dec. 8), according to the Ministry of Fore...

Taiwan holds renewed trade talks with Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Barely a month after Taiwan and Canada concluded Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) talks, the two countries conducted a round of trade discussio...

Uruguay wants to speed up trade talks with China, Mercosur, puts pressure on Paraguay

BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said he wanted to "accelerate" negotiations over a free trade agreement between Uruguay, China and the Mercosur trade bloc wh...

Taiwan to discuss semiconductors, energy with UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Semiconductors and energy are expected to be at the forefront of trade talks when Deputy Economics Minister Chen Chern-chyi (陳正祺) visits London, reports said Saturday (Nov...

Unresolved issues ahead of EU-US summit in Washington

If it goes as President of the European Council Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen would like, the EU-US summit in Washington DC will provide evidence of a unique tr...

US-Taiwan trade talks register progress on environmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Talks about environmental issues under the United States-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade are making progress, but there were no plans to discuss the opening of the...

Canada gets muted allied support after alleging India may have been involved in killing of Canadian

TORONTO (AP) — When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood up in Parliament and said India may have been involved in the killing of a Canadian citizen, the muted international response offered a lesson i...

Canada gathers allies as tensions rise with India over Sikh leader's murder

OTTAWA, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Canada this week divulged it had intelligence possibly linking Indian government agents to the murder of a separatist Sikh leader, the kind of news that usually sparks upro...

A look at Canada and India and their relationship, by the numbers

Tensions between Canada and India have escalated over the assassination of a Sikh independence advocate in June. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country was investigatin...

Trudeau says Canada wants answers from India over slain Sikh leader

OTTAWA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Canada is not trying to provoke India by suggesting it was linked to the murder of a Sikh separatist leader, but wants New Delhi to address the issue properly, Prime Minist...

Italy braces for Uruguay passion at the Rugby World Cup

Uruguay lost its opening game at the Rugby World Cup and received all of the plaudits. Los Teros were tipped to lose by 40-plus points to France last Thursday in Lille. But after 55 minu...