Taipei's export orders down year-on-year for 3rd straight month in January

Taiwan continued to feel the pinch of weakening global demand, reporting the third consecutive month of year-on-year decline in export orders in January, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said F...

Taiwan manufacturing industry growth projected to slow in 2019: TIER

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) revised its growth forecast for Taiwan in 2019 downward to 2.12 percent, in a report released Thursday on the prospects fo...

Micron to hire 1,000 in Taiwan, raise starting wage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. electronics giant Micron Technology is set to bolster its presence in Taiwan by recruiting 1,000 new staff next year. The company will also increase its base month...

No way to change reality of Taiwan's independent existence: Foreign Minister Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) sat down for an interview with Radio Free Asia on Dec. 26 to discuss the current state of Taiwan’s politics, and the count...

Taiwan's Foxconn mulls Vietnam iPhone factory to sidestep trade war: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, is reportedly mulling over a new iPhone factory in Vietnam to sidestep rising tariffs ...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to slash costs, layoff staff in 2019: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, is set to slash US$2.9 billion (NT$89.2 billion) in costs in 2019, according to an i...

Taiwan manufacturing output increases 8.39% in Q3 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The value of Taiwan’s manufacturing output increased by 8.39 percent in Q3 2018, when compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Economic Af...

Taiwan mulls loosening rules on foreign labor employment for companies relocating back home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will consider relaxing regulations governing the employment of foreign labor to meet the expected rise in demand for laborers as Taiwanese businesses relocate their...

Electronics giant Yageo to invest NT$10 billion in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yageo Corporation (國巨), a Taiwanese manufacturer of passive components for the electronics industry, is to invest more than NT$10 billion (US$326 million) in Kaohsiung, in...

Federation of Hong Kong Industries says trade war will lead to layoffs, psychological effects on Hong Kong manufacturers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jimmy Kwok (郭振華) head of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (香港工業總會) said that layoffs due to the effects of the ongoing U.S.-China trade war are inevitable, during an...

Global wafer factory investment reaches new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a new report by electronics industry association SEMI, global investment in wafer factory construction reached a new high in the past year of US$62.8 billion ...

Philippines entices Taiwan electronics industry at SEMICON Taiwan 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Among a host of plain booths, the Philippines electronics and semiconductor promotion booth colorfully and confidently extolled the Philippines as win-win partner for Taiw...

The Philippines participates in SEMICON Taiwan 2018 with a delegation and booth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Philippines is participating in SEMICON Taiwan 2018, which runs from Sep. 5 to Sep. 7 at the Naganang Exhibition Center in Taipei, with a delegation and a booth. SE...

Taiwan's ITRI and partners aim to develop physiological data collecting wearables to promote precision sports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—To promote precision sports, which can provide more efficient training for boosting the chances of winning in competitions, Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Ins...

US-China Trade War: Chinese companies selling US real estate assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to the mounting tensions and ongoing trade war with the U.S., Beijing has reportedly begun restricting private Chinese investment into overseas real estate, in...