intellectual property theft

Taiwan Arrests Six BASF Engineers for Leaking Tech to China

Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), which is roughly equivalent to the American FBI, on Monday announced the arrest of six engineers who work for a Taiwanese branch of Germany’s BASF SE chemical manufacturing corporation.

German chemicals giant BASF has agreed to merge its Wintershall oil and gas unit with the DEA energy firm

Japan’s Abe and China’s Xi Agree to Strengthen Ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday and agreed to strengthen bilateral relations. “We confirmed that we are cooperative partners and absolutely do not pose a threat to each other,” Abe said after the meeting.

Japan's Abe makes rare China visit as relations thaw