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TSMC top patent applicant in Taiwan for 5th straight year

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) took the title as Taiwan's largest patent applicant for a fifth consecutive year in 2020, according to the Intellectual Property Of...

Outlook for Taipei 101 operator upgraded to 'stable'

The outlook for Taipei Financial Center Corp. (TFCC), which owns the landmark skyscraper Taipei 101, has been upgraded from "negative" to "stable," on recovering revenue of its sho...

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...

Japan's deputy PM lauds Taiwan's COVID prevention work

Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister, on Thursday praised the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan's formal name) for its COVID-19 prevention efforts at a hearing held in the Japanese Diet. Al...

Confidence in Taiwan economy improves in January

Confidence in Taiwan's economy is improving in January on the back of optimism toward global vaccine developments against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Cathay Financial Holding Co. The fi...

Taiwan's Acer remains world No. 5 PC brand

Taiwan-based Acer Inc. remained the world's fifth largest PC brand in 2020 while increasing its global share with a 23 percent increase in shipments from a year earlier, according to global market...

Tesla plans to add 13 supercharger stations in Taiwan in 2021

Tesla Taiwan is planning to add 13 supercharger stations in Taiwan in 2021 to bring the total number of its charging stations to 38 around the island, the company said Thursday. The American electr...

U.S. largest debtor nation to Taiwan banks for 21st straight quarter

The United States ranked as the largest debtor country to banks registered in Taiwan as of the end of September for the 21st consecutive quarter, according to the central bank. China retained secon...

Taiwan's Wistron, contractors accused of labor law violation in India: reports

Taiwan-based contract electronics maker Wistron Corp. and its manpower contractors have been accused of violating labor laws in India after a riot occurred in the Taiwanese firm's factory in the S...

Taiwan to lead session at Indo-Pacific Business Forum

Taiwan will take part in the upcoming 2020 Indo-Pacific Business Forum organized by the United States and its regional partners and share its experience in fighting COVID-19, according to the American...

'Pacific blue' iPhone 12 Pro a hit on 1st day sale in Taiwan

The new iPhone 12 in "pacific blue" color became a hit on the first day of sale on Friday by three major telecom services providers in Taiwan, the companies said on Saturday. The three te...

Taiwan's Acer, Asustek see double-digit growth in Q3 shipments: Gartner

Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc., two leading PC brands in Taiwan, saw their shipments for the third quarter of this year soaring at a double-digit pace, with their growth rate topping that of thei...

Taiwan central bank governor Yang receives top grade in global report

Taiwan's central bank governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) has earned an "A" grade, for the second consecutive year, in an annual report issued by the New York-based Global Finance magazine. ...

Taiwan's Foxconn expands efforts in semiconductor development

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing giant, has expanded its efforts in entering the semiconductor industry by setting up a high-end integrated circuit packaging an...

Taiwan TSMC's R&D spending hits high of almost US$3 billion in 2019

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, saw its spending in research and development hitting a new high of almost US$3 billion in 2019, allowing the ...