Taiwan

SEOUL, South Korea | Global stocks mixed; Chinese markets rally

SEOUL, South Korea— Global stock markets were mixed Thursday with European stocks trading lower after Chinese markets finished with sharp gains. Traders focused on the latest developments in the trade dispute between the United States and China, as oil prices resumed their decline. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.6 percent in early trading to … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Global stocks mixed; Chinese markets rally

SINGAPORE  | Asia shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

SINGAPORE — Asian shares are mostly higher as traders watch to see what might come of reports the U.S. and China are looking to restart trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 0.7 percent to 22,713.08 and South Korea’s Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,304.03. The Shanghai Composite index lost 0.3 percent to … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asia shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

Taiwanese | US airlines cave to China’s demand on referring to Taiwan

Taiwanese – The Trump administration, several U.S. senators, and Taiwanese business leaders had been urging the three biggest U.S. airlines in recent weeks to stand up against China‘s demand about how they describe Taiwan on their websites. The U.S. airlines, looking at the explosive growth in China’s air-travel market, decided to ignore them all. American, … Continue reading Taiwanese | US airlines cave to China’s demand on referring to Taiwan

BEIJING | China applauds airlines for changing ‘Taiwan’ references

BEIJING — China is applauding international airlines for bending to its demand that they stop referring to Taiwan as an independent country on their websites after the issue generated friction between Beijing and Washington. The three largest U.S. carriers — American Airlines, Delta and United — are among a wave of airlines that have removed … Continue reading BEIJING | China applauds airlines for changing ‘Taiwan’ references

BEIJING  | Asian markets rising after corporate gains boost Wall Street

BEIJING  — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday after Wall Street gained on strong corporate earnings amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4 percent to 22,598.47 and the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.1 percent to 2,908.14. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 0.8 percent to 28,893 and India’s Sensex was 0.1 percent … Continue reading BEIJING  | Asian markets rising after corporate gains boost Wall Street

SINGAPORE  | Asian markets mirror optimism on Wall Street

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday as overnight gains on Wall Street and the lack of bad news surrounding U.S.-China tariffs boosted sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.0 percent in morning trading to 22,278.51 and South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.4 percent to 2,295.54. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.4 … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian markets mirror optimism on Wall Street

SINGAPORE  | Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deterioration in the outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of the expected imposition of higher tariffs by Beijing and Washington starting Friday.  Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand in trade have also triggered retaliatory measures from the … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs

TAICHUNG, Taiwan | Amid warnings from China, Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers

TAICHUNG, Taiwan— Standing on his company’s sprawling campus in central Taiwan, Lin Nan-juh says he’s able to make any plane his island’s government calls for. “We can do whatever’s asked,” says Lin, president of Aerospace Industrial Development Corp., or AIDC, a leader in the defense industry serving the isolated self-governing island that China claims as … Continue reading TAICHUNG, Taiwan | Amid warnings from China, Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers