Time right for transforming India-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has always been cautious in engaging Taiwan since New Delhi established the India-Taipei Association relations in 1995 to promote bilateral relations; indeed, the gr...

Samsung, Apple to boost cellphone manufacturing in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Three contract manufacturers for Apple iPhones and South Korea’s Samsung have applied for large-scale electronics manufacturing rights in India under a $6.5 billion incentive scheme a...

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’s Foxconn to donate 120,000 masks to 10 social welfare organizations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn announced on Monday (July 13) that it will donate 120,000 surgical-grade face masks it produced to 10 social welfare groups throughout Taiwan. Foxconn said the ...

Kaohsiung mayor first special municipality chief to face recall vote

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) will face a recall vote on June 6, nearly 18 months after he began his four-year term at the end of December 2018. The mayor of the southern city, the third largest...

The Latest: Australia prime minister supports changes to WHO

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

The Latest: U.S. set to surpass China's toll of 3,300 deaths

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Taiwan shares plunge on US market volatility

Taiwan shares moved sharply lower Friday morning after the U.S. markets plunged overnight on growing fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, dealers said. In...

Japan electronics maker Sharp to make masks at display plant

TOKYO (AP) — Electronics maker Sharp Corp. said Monday it will start making surgical masks, which are in high demand because of the virus outbreak, using a plant in central Japan that usually makes di...

Foxconn vague on restart of China operations

Taiwan-based iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., known as Foxconn in the global market, appeared vague Saturday on a report that authorities in China have asked the company not to resume ...

Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is in talks with the Chinese company Foxconn to develop and manufacture battery-powered vehicles, the U.S.-Italian automaker said Friday. Fiat Chrysler is ...

Wei brothers replace Terry Gou as Taiwan's richest: Forbes

The Wei brothers of Ting Hsin International Group, a large food and beverage conglomerate in Taiwan, replaced Terry Gou (郭台銘), founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., ...

Taiwan's Investor Relations platform promotes ethical investing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2019 was the year when ESG metrics gained significant attention in Taiwan, culminating with the launch of the world's first ever, government-sponsored, investor relati...

Yageo to remit NT$10 billion for local investment

Yageo Corp., a leading passive electronics component maker in Taiwan, said Wednesday that it will remit NT$10 billion (US$332 million) back to Taiwan from overseas for local investment. Yageo, a pr...

Taiwan shares end down amid geopolitical conflicts

Shares in Taiwan moved lower Wednesday, extending losses from a session earlier, as investors were motivated to cut their holdings by Iran's bombing of an airbase in Iraq housing U.S. troops, deal...