The US is increasingly concerned about risks to TSMC’s supply chain

In recent months, the Pentagon has increased pressure on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) to move its defense-related semiconductor production from Taiwan to the U.S. The latter ...

Taiwan tech team wins $US175,000 in US-funded competition to combat disinformation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese tech team has been awarded $US175,000 in a competition funded by the U.S. Department of State to seek solutions to counter disinformation. A team of six mem...

Judge OKs classified information status in terrorism case

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge in Arkansas has allowed a U.S. government official to help guard against the release of classified information during the upcoming terrorism trial of a Yemeni citizen ...

Mobile payment penetration in Taiwan exceeded 60% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mobile payment penetration rate in Taiwan reached 62.2 percent in 2019, up more than 10 percent from the previous year, as the country works to create an environment c...

Suspected Chinese meddling focus in Taiwan presidential vote

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s ruling party is crying foul over alleged Chinese attempts to sway the self-governing island’s presidential election on Saturday. The Democratic Progres...

Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom to recruit 3,000 new staff

Chunghwa Telecom Co., one of the leading telecom service providers in Taiwan,announced plans to hire an additional 3,000 staff to make up for large scale retirements over the next three years, at an e...

Taiwan's JCIC honors institutions for excellent credit information management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To improve the availability, accuracy, and quality of credit information, Taiwan's Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) has established three awards since 2007 to ho...

Bank of England audio feed 'misused' to give traders an edge

LONDON (AP) — Hedge funds have had access to market-sensitive news conferences at the Bank of England a crucial few seconds earlier than the rest of the public, potentially allowing them to make big...

President pitches bilateral trade pact in meeting with U.S. official

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed hope Monday during a meeting with a high-level U.S. Department of Commerce official that Taiwan and the United States can sign a bilateral trade agreement to add...

Digital-only LINE Bank to open shop in Taiwan next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — LINE Financial Corporation is expected to open its first all-digital bank in Taiwan in the second quarter of 2020, the company announced on Thursday (Nov. 28). LINE Ban...

ATMs in Taiwan to go smart in age of digital banking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to promote cashless payments while working to upgrade the country’s ATMs in the era of digital banking, said its financial regulator on Tuesday ...

Nat'l Taiwan University students all receive performance grades of 87%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students and faculty from National Taiwan University (NTU) noticed on Tuesday (Nov. 5) that the performance grades for all students past and present have been changed to 8...

President Tsai pledges to deepen Taiwan-Netherlands ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said Oct. 24 that the government will continue to strengthen Taiwan-Netherlands exchanges by expanding cooperation across a range of areas including trade and technology. The...

GameStop, Zscaler stumble while Lovesac, CenturyLink advance

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday. Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc., down $2.02 to $41.70 The restaurant and arca...

APNewsBreak: US issuing hacking alert for small planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security plans to issue a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain ...