US DOJ charges Taiwanese company UMC, Chinese partner Fujian Jinhua for trade secret theft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has formally announced charges against three individuals and two companies, one Chinese and one Taiwanese, alleging the theft...

Taiwan has become an easy target for IP theft by China: Reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In addition to recent controversy involving China’s theft of trade secrets and technology from American tech companies, Taiwan’s semiconductor industry has als...

Beijing using 'Taiwanese spy' propaganda to foment anti-Taiwan attitudes in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This weekend in China, there has been a coordinated effort among media outlets and the government to raise the specter of Taiwanese spies and their informants infiltrating...

US Congress sides with Trump, gives ZTE new lease on life with NDAA bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Congress has approved a final draft of the 2019 NDAA legislation which President Trump is expected to sign into law in the coming weeks. However despite provisions...

US-China trade war will help reduce Taiwan's reliance on China: economist

TAIPE (Taiwan News) – As the trade war between China and the U.S. begins to heat up, concern is rising about how the conflict will impact Taiwan’s industries and companies with Chinese par...

US Senators make final push to ban ZTE with NDAA amendment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on what will likely be the final version of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), some senators are making a final push f...

Citing 'sensitive tech' Korean court bars ex-Samsung worker from joining Chinese company

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Samsung Corporation is worried with good reason about the potential for China to steal and copy its tech and trade secrets, and the government of South Korea reportedl...

Taiwan chip-maker UMC has US rival Micron banned from China after IP theft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In what might be considered another shot in the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China, a large U.S. chip manufacturer has been temporarily banned from selli...