Fresh U.S. tariffs will hurt China-based Taiwanese firms: think tank

Taiwanese companies in China that manufacture telecommunications devices and computers are likely to be hit hard in the escalating trade war between the United States and China, as such products are t...

MSCI cuts Taiwan's weighting in three indexes

Global index provider MSCI Inc. has decided to lower Taiwan's weighting in three of its indexes in the latest adjustments announcement overnight after a semi-annual index review. According to d...

As stock value drops, Terry Gou prepares to step down from Taiwan's Foxconn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Since Foxconn chief, Terry Gou (郭台銘), announced his candidacy as a challenger for the Kuomintang’s presidential primary in early April, Foxconn has suffered a steep ...

Hon Hai CFO to succeed Terry Gou as chairperson: source

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘), who is making a bid for president of Taiwan, will step back from the daily operations of the company, eventually allowing CFO Huang Chiu-lien (...

Foxconn tycoon says Taiwan should use drones instead of F-16s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At an event in Taichung on Sunday (April 28), Foxconn founder and prospective Kuomintang presidential candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) said that instead of relying on F-16s from the U...

Terry Gou’s KMT candidacy could help DPP in Taiwan presidential election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The KMT presidential candidate race is back in the spotlight this week after it was announced that the President of Hon Hai/Foxconn, one of Taiwan’s biggest and most s...

Taiwan President, and Foxconn chair trade barbs on democracy, economy

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) exchanged verbal shots on democracy and the economy with business tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘), who is seeking the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT) nomination i...

AIT reiterates US' neutrality after Taiwan's Gou announces presidential bid

The United States will work with whoever wins Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty reiterated Thursday, a day after Taiwanese tycoon Terr...

Chaos will hit Foxconn if chairman runs for Taiwan president: Japan media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - If Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) runs for president, it might mean chaos for his company, Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported Wednesday (April 17). ...

Foxconn tycoon storms out after Taiwan DPP legislator fails to make eye contact

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) stormed out in a huff after a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator allegedly failed to make eye contact with him when resp...

Taiwan’s ITRI and Foxconn Technology Group win global innovators awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Foxconn Technology Group, also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., won Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator awards...

Hon Hai awards NT$1.05 billion in contracts for Wisconsin plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has awarded US$34 million or about NT$1.05 billion in contracts to five Wisconsin firms for construction of...

Foxconn, Kaohsiung sign technology promotion MOU

Kaohsiung, March 17 (CNA) Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group, and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Sunday to promote t...

Taiwan tycoon Terry Gou opens official Facebook account to fight disinformation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese tycoon and Foxconn chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) introduced his official Facebook page Thursday, in a move to counter false stories and rumors about him spreading via...

Taiwan’s Foxconn considers abandoning panel production in Wisconsin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Foxconn Technology Group was likely to scale down or even abandon its high-profile plans to produce screen panels in the American state of Wisconsin, the Reuters news agency...