Vice President Mike Pence will join world leaders from China, Japan and India at the ASEAN Summit in Singapore this week.
Relations between the world's two largest economies have plumbed new depths under President Donald Trump amid a bitter trade war and disagreements over Taiwan, the South China Sea, and other geopolitical flashpoints.
A reconfiguration of trade routes is underway as the trade war between the U.S. and China spills over globally, a logistics industry executive said on Friday.
While short-term disruption can be expected in Asia due to the trade war between the U.S. and China, other regional players could stand to benefit in the long run, Nick Marro analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit told CNBC.
*Taiwan's UMC halts R&D with China partner after U.S. sanction. *China using Taiwan companies, talent to build chip expertise. Shut out of major global semiconductor deals in recent years, China has been quietly strengthening cooperation with Taiwan chip firms by encouraging the transfer of chip-making expertise into the mainland.
*Taiwan's Flexium Interconnect, Largan Precision down as well. Taiwan- based assembler Pegatron Corp fell 5 percent and rival Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd dropped 3.6 percent. The Nikkei, citing supply chain sources, said Apple had also asked smaller iPhone assembler Wistron Corp to stand by for rush orders, but the firm would receive no planned orders for...
WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday unveiled an indictment against two companies based in China and Taiwan and three individuals, saying they conspired to steal trade secrets from U.S. semiconductor company Micron Technology Inc relating to its research and development of memory storage devices. The charges against Taiwan- based...
If the U.S. leaves the treaty, it will be free to develop and install weapons on its military bases around Asia — a move likely to have spillover implications for China and India.
Operating under an American defense umbrella, Japan is a direct participant in a turbulent U.S.-China relationship, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The United States and China are currently engaged in a tit-for-tat tariff war, and military tensions surrounding Taiwan could further complicate efforts at resolving the trade standoff.
Asian stocks could take a bigger hit than U.S. shares, given Asia's softer overall economic prospects, said Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management.
Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Australia are trying to diversify their economies away from dependence on China, whose export-oriented industries are seen taking a hit from the ongoing U.S. trade war.
China will never give up an inch of its territory, whether the self-ruled island of Taiwan it claims as its own, or in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, the country's defense minister said on Thursday.
The recent presence of U.S. vessels in the Taiwan Strait, which is part of Washington's freedom of navigation operations in Asia, was intended as a "warning" to Beijing, according to state-run newspaper China Daily.
The United States is considering a new operation to send warships through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials tell Reuters, a mission aimed at ensuring free passage through the strategic waterway but which risks heightening tensions with China.
*Nikkei sheds 4.2 pct, Asia ex- Japan at lowest since March 2017. SYDNEY/ SHANGHAI, Oct 11- Share markets in Asia plunged to a 19- month low on Thursday after Wall Street's worst losses in eight months led to broader risk aversion, a rise in market volatility gauges and concerns over overvalued stock markets in an environment of rapidly rising dollar yields.
*Nikkei sheds 4.3 pct, Asia ex- Japan at lowest since March 2017. *Shanghai index hits lowest level since late 2014. SYDNEY/ SHANGHAI, Oct 11- Asian share markets sank in a sea of red on Thursday after Wall Street suffered its worst drubbing in eight months, a conflagration of wealth that could threaten business confidence and investment across the globe.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed to enhance national security, warning her government will not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert sovereignty over the island.
HONG KONG, Oct 5- Shares in Lenovo Group Ltd and ZTE Corp plunged on Friday, hurt by concerns their sales could suffer in the wake of a Bloomberg report that U.S. companies' systems had been infiltrated by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese spies. Bloomberg Businessweek cited 17 unidentified sources from intelligence agencies and business that...
China represents a "significant and growing risk" to the supply of materials vital to the U.S. military, according to a new Pentagon-led report due to be released on Friday, Reuters reported.