Taiwan electronics giant Acer tests production outside of China to avoid trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) has started testing production outside of China in other to avoid the impact of the communist country’s trade war with the Un...

Taiwan’s Acer considers moving production out of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman and CEO of Acer Inc., Jason Chen (陳俊聖) said Acer is considering working with manufacturers outside China, reported Central News Agency, on Monday (May 28). Che...

Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing investor lawsuits. ...

Acer doubles sales in India, plans to be No.1 gaming brand in the US in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese computer giant Acer has risen to be number 1 in the Indian market with twice as many devices being shipped just at the beginning of this year as compared to last year...

Homegrown textile firm champions clean, green production practices

The textile industry is an energy intensive sector that uses a great amount of water in the dyeing process. In recent years, water-free dyeing techniques have been employed in Taiwan. Singtex Industri...

Brother of Acer ex-chairman indicted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The brother of former Acer Inc. Chairman J.T. Wang has been indicted in a bizarre case of insider trading involving their mother, reports said Friday. Wang headed the Taiwanes...

Acer pan-Asia president steps down

Taipei, Nov. 11 (CNA) Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (??) said Wednesday that Oliver Ahrens, senior corporate vice president and president of the company's pan-Asia operations, has decided to le...

Acer makes huge entry with new devices hosting Windows 10

Taiwanese computing giant Acer paved a huge entry on Monday in a joint press conference hosted with Microsoft in Taipei to announce a bunch of exciting new Windows 10 devices, including its latest Asp...

Acer CEO gives bearish PC forecast on inventory, currency risks

Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) The chief executive of Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (??) said Wednesday that the outlook for the global personal computer industry was bearish amid high inventory lev...

Taiwan exposure to Greece is tiny: official

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) The exposure of Taiwan's banks and offshore funds to Greece is about NT$19 million (US$0.62 million) and NT$3.2 billion (US$103.58 million) respectively, Financial Supervisory ...

Acer donates NT$2 million, offers jobs after disaster (update)

Taipei, June 30 (CNA) Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (??) announced on Tuesday that it will donate NT$2 million (US$64,800) and create job openings to help those injured in a fire that broke out...

Acer donates NT$2 million, offers jobs after water park disaster

Taipei, June 30 (CNA) Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (??) announced on Tuesday that it will donate NT$2 million (US$64,800) and create job openings to help those injured in a fire that broke out...

'My mission is to help this brand survive': Acer CEO

Taipei, June 23 (CNA) Jason Chen, corporate president and chief executive officer of Acer Inc., declared at the company's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday that his mission at Acer is to he...

Acer CEO joins U.S. charity bike ride 'Heart Across America'

Taipei, April 2 (CNA) Acer Inc. (??) CEO Jason Chen (???) has joined Sean Maloney, a former Intel Corp. executive, on an inaugural bicycle ride across America for stroke and heart disease awareness....

Acer eying increased growth momentum in 2016

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Acer Inc. (??) said Wednesday it is poised to speed up its growth momentum and expand its business scale in 2016 following its successful efforts to return to profitability. ...