Taiwan’s Foxconn to invest US$1 billion in Indian iPhone plant: Reuters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology will invest US$1 billion (NT$29.48 billion) in a factory in south India where it is already producing iPhones for Apple, Reuters reported Saturday (July...

TSMC continues to thrive despite challenge from Samsung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) currently controls half of the world’s contract chipmaking business, it is now facing an increased challenge from...

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology and Yulon to develop electric cars together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group have formed a joint venture to manufacture vehicles together, CommonWealth Magazine reported. Foxc...

Taiwan’s Foxconn and TSMC get permission to resume operations in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has received the nod from the Chinese government to restart operations at its factory in Zhengzhou, ...

Over 10,000 Foxconn workers in Wuhan affected by China’s viral outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The work of around 13,500 Foxconn workers will be affected by the virus outbreak from China, which puts to question the steady supply of cellphones, industrial robots, and...

Foxconn teaches US managers Chinese in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a major plant construction project in Wisconsin has been completed, 26 newly recruited managers from the United States have been with Foxconn Technology Group in Taiwan...

2 Taiwan companies win Apple orders due to defects in China's red supply chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to production issues and a high defect rate with a key cog in China's "red supply chain," Apple has transferred orders to Taiwanese manufacturers as it r...

Taiwanese Apple supplier Pegatron creates 1,800 jobs in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese iPhone assembler Pegatron Corporation (和碩聯合科技) is recruiting 1,800 workers for a new factory on the Indonesian island of Batam in order to avoid fallout from the...

Taiwan uses US-China trade war to bring 40 companies back home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has been making the most of the U.S.-China trade war by successfully luring back 40 Taiwanese companies and is on a pace to quickly surpass its year-end a goal of 50 fir...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - February 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends: Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country; 16-ye...

Taiwanese Apple supplier Career Technology to lay off over 400 workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese supplier to Apple Inc. Career Technology (Mfg.) Co. (嘉聯益科技股份有限公司) will lay off more than 400 employees from its plant in northern Taiwan later this month, announced t...

Taiwan authorities to probe alleged forced terminations at Apple supplier

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taoyuan's Department of Labor will launch an investigation next week into allegations that Apple supplier Career Technology (嘉聯益) forced 200 full-time employees to sign volunt...

Taiwanese factories moving to Taoyuan as China-US trade war heats up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the trade war between the U.S. and China looks to continue to ramp up, Taiwanese tech companies are starting to pull out of China and shift production to the northern Taiwan...

Taiwanese electronics companies drop Chinese manufacturing in face of China-US trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese electronics manufacturers are increasingly looking to shift production away from China and to Southeast Asia, as the China-U.S. trade war heats up, reports say. ...

Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares fell back Friday after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade...