Taiwan Headlines

  • China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle

    A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said enforcement of the ban was likely still a distant threat.

    in.reuters.com
  • Taiwan Has Reinforced a Ban on Huawei Equipment Amid Security Concerns

    Taiwan is reinforcing its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. amid security concerns

    Time
  • Taiwan reinforces ban on Huawei network equipment

    Taiwan is reinforcing its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. amid security concerns. Officials sought over the weekend to reassure lawmakers and the public that such measures have been effective and the threat to the

    ABC News
  • Taiwan mulls expanding ban on Huawei network equipment

    Taiwan is mulling an expansion of its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. amid security concerns. Officials sought over the weekend to

    charlotteobserver
  • Sterling sinks on Brexit vote delay, Asian shares dither

    The pound hovered near 20-month lows on Tuesday, as political turmoil deepened in Britain with a key vote on Brexit being delayed while U.S. shares staged a late rebound in a positive signal for Asian markets.

    U.S.
  • China ruling could ban some Apple iPhones sales amid Qualcomm fight

    Chip supplier Qualcomm Inc said on Monday it had won an order from a Chinese court banning the sale of several older Apple Inc iPhone models in China because of two patent violations, although Apple said its phones remained on sale.

    in.reuters.com
  • The Nightmare Scenario: Imagine if China Tried to Invade Taiwan

    Alex Bierman Security, Asia The PLA is now better equipped than it ever has been to launch a military invasion of Taiwan. This “nightmare” scenario is a looming threat to Taiwan’s continued existence as an independent and sovereign state. Since founding the People’s Republic of China (PRC, China) in 1949, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has made no secret of its intention to subjugate the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan), including by force if perceived as necessary and worth the cost....

    The National Interest
  • Would Taiwan Fight China Without U.S. Support?

    Yao-Yuan Yeh, Austin Wang, Charles K.S. Wu, Fang-Yu Chen Security, Asia It is in the interests of the United States to send reassuring signals to the public in Taiwan about the U.S. determination to assist and defend Taiwan. Policymakers in the United States have long believed that U.S. assistance to Taiwan, such as arms sales and an implicit promise to militarily assisting Taipei if China invades Taiwan, is critical to maintaining the peace and security across the Taiwan Strait. Such belief,...

    The National Interest
  • Stocks extend decline as trade woes batter sentiment

    Stocks extended their slump in early Asian trade on Monday, with U.S. equity futures off to a softer start for the week as worries over U.S.-China trade tensions battered investor sentiment.

    U.S.
  • Ship traffic, December 10

    Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT CMA CGM Elbe Los Angeles OAK CMA CGM G. Washington Los Angeles OAK Libra Leader Long Beach BNC Mahimahi Honolulu OAK NYK Demeter Los Angeles OAK Due to depart today SHIP TO PORT Hyundai Hongkong Busan, South Korea OAK Maersk Algol Vostochnyy, Russia OAK NYK Remus Los Angeles OAK Singapore Express Seattle OAK YM Milestone Keelung, Taiwan OAK Source: S.F. Marine Exchange

    SFGate
  • Huawei: A Trojan Horse Inside Taiwan?

    Wendell Minnick Taiwan, East Asia How much of a threat is the telecommunications giant to Taipei? Taiwan’s national security concerns do not appear to match that of its lone bodyguard, the United States, after it was discovered that Huawei Technologies has opened its first official storefront on the self-ruled island of twenty-three million. Based in Shenzhen, China, Huawei hung its first shingle in Taipei in April and the company’s public relations effort is now in full Polar Express-mode at...

    The National Interest
  • Taiwanese police launch DNA probe over £1.50 yoghurt drink theft

    A Taiwanese student has been charged with theft after her roommate asked the police to carry out a series of costly DNA tests to find out who had taken a £1.

    The Telegraph
  • Factbox: Power plants with GE turbines shutting for repairs

    Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co's newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts.

    U.S.
  • White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move

    President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to stop the incident from impeding crucial trade talks with Beijing.

    in.reuters.com
  • White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move

    President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to stop the incident from impeding crucial trade talks with Beijing.

    IN
  • White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move

    President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to stop the incident from impeding crucial trade talks with Beijing.

    U.S.
  • Explainer: How does extradition to the U.S. work?

    The arrest in Canada of a top Chinese technology executive for possible extradition to the United States has roiled markets and cast doubt on a recent U.S.-China trade truce.

    IN
  • Explainer: How does extradition to the U.S. work?

    The arrest in Canada of a top Chinese technology executive for possible extradition to the United States has roiled markets and cast doubt on a recent U.S.-China trade truce.

    U.S.