China and Trump, with the Gulf caught in between

Chinese officials warn that if the Trump Administration were to conduct high-level military exchanges with Taiwan beginning next year ... and have expressed their interest in the planned Aramco IPO And so, where does this leave the Gulf states, principally ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks rise slightly on bargain hunting

The electronics subindex rose 0.3 percent, while the financials subindex gained 0.4 percent. Among actively traded shares, bellwether contract chipmaker TSMC was up 0.3 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T$0.025 to T$32.145 per U.S. dollar. (Reporting by J ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan folds away the flags as China woos its allies

Taiwan has accused China of providing financial incentives to Sao Tome in exchange for recognition, charges Beijing denies. While Taipei and Beijing have both played that game previously, Taiwan now cannot hope to match the spending power of the world's ... ( read original story ...)

WTO rules largely in favor of Taiwan in steel row with Canada

The ruling, related to certain carbon steel welded pipes and certain provisions of Canada's underlying legislation, found that Canada had contravened WTO's Anti-Dumping Agreement but that Chinese Taipei had failed to establish some points. Canada slapped ... ( read original story ...)

China welcomes Sao Tome's split with Taiwan

Taiwan, stung by the loss of one of its few allies, accused Beijing of taking advantage of the small West African nation's financial woes to impose its "one China" policy and said the move would destabilise already tense cross-strait relations. Tensions ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan loses another ally

The small West African state of Sao Tome breaks off diplomatic ties with Taiwan, a move that China is welcoming. Taiwan now has only two allies left in Africa. Eve Johnson reports. ( read original story ...)