TSMC ramps up property purchasing in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on Monday (Aug. 24) announced plans to acquire property in Taiwan as it seeks to boost production in the south. The wo...

Business expert predicts great future for Taiwan's cybersecurity sector

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic slows down, investors should shift their attention from Taiwan's biotech industry to the cybersecurity sector, Wealth Ma...

Foxconn founder’s camp rebuts rumors of Gou-Soong presidential ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou's (郭台銘) camp denied rumors on Saturday (Nov. 9) that the business tycoon is considering relaunching his presidential bid with People First Pa...

PFP leader James Soong explores Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) is exploring the possibility of launching a presidential ticket for the fourth time, reports said Saturday (Nov. 2). ...

Hsieh Chin-ho: Chinese market is not the only cure for Taiwan's economic growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As China-leaning city mayor and county magistrate candidates won a landslide victory in Saturday's local elections, Wealth Magazine executive director Hsieh Chin-ho (謝金河) r...

Taiwanese tycoon in China in hot water over losing controlling stakes: Hsieh Chin Ho

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese tech tycoon in China was said to have suffered a setback from investing in China, despite a 20-year-old friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, and lost his co...

Secret to I-Mei Milk Tea craze at Costco is its 'thickness'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a series of mad buying frenzies of I-Mei's Milk Tea (義美厚奶茶) broke out in late September at Costcos across Taiwan, many have been wondering exactly what about this par...

“The best Taiwan premier since 2000” leads Cabinet resignation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Lin Chuan (林全) chaired his final weekly Cabinet meeting Thursday, earning praise as “the best premier since 2000.” On Friday, Lin will be replaced b...

Eye doctor is the profession of the next decade: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eye specialist will be the profession of the next decade due to the excessive use of devices like smartphones and computers, said Wealth Magazine Chairman Hsieh Chin-ho (謝...

Apple's market cap is 1.35 times greater than Taiwan’s GDP

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Cupertino-based Apple's record worth of US$71.3 billion surpassed Taiwan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 1.35 times on Wednesday. Shares of Apple reached US$135...

Hsieh expects Taiwan to supply Tesla

Chinese-language monthly Wealth Magazine executive director Hsieh Chin-ho said in a Facebook post on Sunday that Taiwan might become a new supplier for Tesla’s budget-friendly electric cars in the nea...

Ex-EVA chairman cool on new airline idea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An attorney for former EVA Airways Chairman Chang Kuo-wei downplayed suggestions Saturday that the businessman should return to the airline business and either form a new compan...

TSMC becomes safe haven for foreign investors; market cap hits high

Taipei, March 17 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has become a safe haven for foreign institutional investors, and with continued foreign buying, market capitalization of the stock ...

Barclays to withdraw from Taiwan

Taipei, Jan. 21 (CNA) British banking group Barclays Plc said Thursday that it will withdraw from Taiwan, a move confirming the bank's business restructuring in the region. In a letter to it...

Barclays' downsizing in Taiwan shows pessimism: Analyst

A plan by British banking group Barclays to cut the workforce in its Taiwan operations indicates a downbeat outlook on the country's business prospects, an analyst said Wednesday in Taipei. ...