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 ...

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...

Taiwanese tycoon apologizes for sexist remark

Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou (郭台銘) apologized on Saturday for describing a female legislative candidate as being too preoccupied with marriage and having children, remarks that led some to criticiz...

Taiwan's Foxconn gives NT$7.66 billion Christmas bonus to employees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Better known by its trade name, Foxconn, Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has announced it issued NT$7.66 billion in bonuses (US$254 million) on Christmas Eve. ...

Taiwan's Foxconn founder Gou visits Wisconsin project

Terry Gou, founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., on Friday visited the site of a huge investment project being carried out by the company in Wisconsin, United States...

Taiwan Hon Hai reports highest-ever October sales

On the back of the debut of the latest smartphones from Apple Inc., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., one of the most important iPhone assemblers, reported Tuesday that sales hit the highest level ever ...

Foxconn plans high performance computing data center in Wisconsin

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. plans to build a High Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) in Wisconsin as part of its major investment in the U.S. state. Hon H...

Taiwan's Foxconn adjusts dispatch workers' ratio in China

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. said Monday that it has been gradually adjusting the dispatch workers ratio in its factories in China to meet legal requirements, in res...

Taiwan TSMC founder Morris Chang unlikely to be Han's running mate

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀) is unlikely to run alongside Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on the Kuomintang's (KMT) 2020 presidential tick...