China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed

Asia Pacific / Politics Jun 2, 2019

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed

China's defense minister warned Sunday that its military will "resolutely take action" to defend Beijing's claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters. Speaking at an annual security conference in Singapore, Gen. Wei Fenghe did not direct the threat at the U.S. but ...

Huawei ban clouds outlook for world's growth engine

Business / Corporate May 21, 2019

Huawei ban clouds outlook for world's growth engine

U.S. restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. threatens to snuff out a nascent recovery in semiconductor demand, a key driver of economic growth in technology powerhouses including South Korea and Taiwan. China dominates purchases from Asian semiconductor exporters and bought 51 percent of ...