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  • US Senator Convening Meetings to Warn Business, Academia of China Threat - U.S. Senator Mark Warner said on Sunday that he has been organizing meetings between U.S. intelligence officials and the country's business and academic communities to urge caution in their relationships with China."I have been convening meetings betwe...
  • US Ambassador to China Visiting Tibet This Week - U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.The visit fol...
  • Huawei Founder Sees Little Effect From US Sanctions - Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive said Saturday that the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly," because of recent U.S. restrictions. In remarks to the Japanese press and reported by Nikkei Asian Review, Ren Zheng...
  • MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats - The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China's military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country's international space, according to a poll released May 16 by the Cabinet-level Mainland Affairs Council. Around 82 percent of res...
  • After Huawei Blow, China Says US Must Show Sincerity for Talks - BEIJING The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raisedthe stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei.China has yet ...

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US Ambassador to China Visiting Tibet This Week

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade tensions be...

MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China's military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country's international space, according to a poll released May 16 by the Cabinet-level Mainland...

UN Chief Vows World Body Efforts to Combat Hate Speech

WASHINGTON U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is pledging the world body will lead efforts to combat online hate speech in the aftermath of the deadly New Zealand mosque shootings.Guterres made the vow Tue...

China Imposes Tariffs on $60 Billion in US Exports

WASHINGTON China says it is imposing tariffs on $60 billion worth of imports from the United States, retaliating after President Donald Trump boosted taxes on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods sent to the U...

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US Senator Convening Meetings to Warn Business, Academia of China...

U.S. Senator Mark Warner said on Sunday that he has been organizing meetings between U.S. intelligence officials and the country's business and academic communities to urge caution in their relationships with C...

Huawei Founder Sees Little Effect From US Sanctions

Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive said Saturday that the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly," because of recent U.S. restrictions. In remarks to the Japanese press and ...

After Huawei Blow, China Says US Must Show Sincerity for...

BEIJING The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raisedthe stakes with a potentially devastating blow t...

Navigators Announces Revised Dates for Second Quarter 2019 Dividend

STAMFORD, Conn., May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) announced today that it has revised the record and payment dates for the previously announced second quarter divid...

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US Senator Convening Meetings to Warn Business, Academia of China...

U.S. Senator Mark Warner said on Sunday that he has been organizing meetings between U.S. intelligence officials and the country's business and academic communities to urge caution in their relationships with C...

After Huawei Blow, China Says US Must Show Sincerity for...

BEIJING The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raisedthe stakes with a potentially devastating blow t...

Beijing Readies 2 New Aircraft Carriers

TAIPEI The deployment this year of a second aircraft carrier and construction of a third will allow China to position one of the carriers in the contested South China Sea, maritime policy experts believe.A car...

Eco-Conscious Artists Highlight of Prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show

WASHINGTON More than one million plant and animal species are likely to become extinct due to human activity, according to a new report by the United Nations.That threat to Mother Earth and other climate chang...

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Most new job seekers treated inappropriately in interviews: poll

Taipei, More than 80 percent of new graduates revealed they were asked inappropriate questions while more than 20 percent said they were sexually harassed during one-on-one job interviews, according to a survey...

HTC flagship U12+ phone to have VR and blockchain technology

Taipei, Taiwan-based smartphone HTC Corp. is planning to incorporate virtual reality and blockchain technology into its latest flagship smartphone model, the HTC U12+.Darren Chen (???), head of HTC Taiwan, said...

DPP lawmaker thanks U.S. congressmen for support of Taiwan

Taipei, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yu Wan-ju (???), part of a delegation of Taiwanese lawmakers visiting the United States, thanked her U.S. counterparts for supporting Taiwan Friday."Many th...

Report: Asia-Pacific Factories Lead in Using Digital Technology

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM She may not be the warmest waitress, but she serves a nice, hot cup of Joe at a cafe on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.Though this robotic barista is still getting help from her h...