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Local orders flood in amid pineapple purchase drive

Orders have poured in from local businesses to purchase pineapples after China's announcement on Thursday (Feb. 28) that it will suspend imports of the fruit from Taiwan from March 1. During a ...

House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the...

Chipmakers in drought-hit Taiwan order water trucks to prepare for 'the worst'

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan chipmakers are buying water by the truckload for some of their foundries as the island widens restrictions on water supply amid a drought that could exacerbate a chip supply ...

Taiwan's TSMC rumored to expand investment in GaN power ICs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is rumored to have expanded investment to the development of Gallium Nitride (GaN) process technology to tap into the high de...

Asian stocks slip as global rally skids on inflation fears

Asian stocks dipped on Tuesday (Feb. 23) as rising U.S. Treasury yields and inflation prospects led to a further rotation out of the big tech stocks responsible for a major Wall Street rally during th...

Foxconn chairman says expects 'limited impact' from chip shortage on clients

The chairman of Apple Inc supplier Foxconn said on Saturday (Feb. 20) he expects his company and its clients will face only “limited impact” from a chip shortage that has rattled the globa...

Amazon to manufacture in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon India will begin local production of its devices for the first time in an effort to reduce its reliance on China. By working with a subsidiary of Taiwan's Fo...

EXPLAINER: What is Clubhouse, the buzzy new audio chat app?

Clubhouse, an invitation-only audio chat app launched less than a year ago, has caught the attention of tech industry bigshots like Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — not to mentio...

Taiwan January exports rocket to record high, outlook rosy

Taiwan’s exports rose in January for the seventh consecutive month, with the unexpectedly strong pace setting a new record as its manufacturers benefited from consumers staying at home during th...

Over 600 firms join Hon Hai's electric car open platform

More than 600 companies have joined an open electric car development platform launched by Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., which is seeking to diversify its product portfo...

Business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday

Business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday. All times are Eastern. WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for December, 8:30 a.m. ...

Business events scheduled for the coming week.

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week. All times are Eastern. TUESDAY, Jan. 26 WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor’s rel...

Earnings scheduled for the week of 1/25/2021

Major companies tentatively scheduled to post quarterly earnings next week: TUESDAY American Express Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market open....

Travelers, Beazer rise; United Airlines, Healthpeak fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: ACI Worldwide Inc., up $1.87 to $40.50 The payment systems company is consider...

Business events scheduled for the coming week

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week. All times are Eastern. TUESDAY, Jan. 26 WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor’s rel...