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White House adviser thanks Taiwan for help with chips shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Top White House economic adviser Brian Deese wrote a letter to Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) to thank Taiwan for its offer to help resolve the global aut...

Taiwan-US supply chain dialogue focuses on CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American corporations want their government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and invite Taiwan and South Korea, Economics Minist...

Taiwan economics minister to discuss supply chains with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) will discuss the semiconductor supply chain with the United States and representatives from Taiwan’s main chipmakers in a video...

Biden administration to contact Taiwan about chip shortages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first direct contact between the new Biden administration and Taiwan will be a videoconference by two United States officials with Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花...

Taiwan in talks with Germany over chips, vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is calling on Germany to help it procure COVID-19 vaccines after the German government turned to Taiwan for automotive chips. Due to a global shortage, governmen...

Taiwanese chip giants agree to try and meet demand from carmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following requests by several countries facing shortages of semiconductors especially for their car manufacturers, Taiwanese chip giants agreed to raise production levels ...

Taiwan's CECC 'welcomes' trading TSMC chips for shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 27) stated that it "welcomes" all efforts to increase the country's supply of vaccines...

Germany pushes Taiwan to alleviate chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German Minister of Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier has requested that Taiwan’s domestic chip manufacturers help ease the shortage of semiconductor chips in the autom...

Taiwan registers record high export orders in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan registered a record high in export orders for 2020, driven by demand for electronics products as well as information and communications devices, the Ministry of Eco...

Taiwan hopes pork vote will boost chances for trade accord with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vote by the Legislative Yuan to approve the import of American pork containing ractopamine residue will give a new boost to Taiwan's effort to sign a bilateral tra...

Taiwan’s TSMC begins hiring push for $12 billion Arizona facility

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has begun recruiting over 600 engineers and executives for its planned wafer fab in the U.S. TSMC plans to have current em...

Taiwan has enough masks to counter local coronavirus transmissions: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid unease over the country’s first local coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission in eight months, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Wednesday (Dec. 23) that...

Taiwan sees largest surge in export orders in decade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's export orders grew for the ninth consecutive month in November to hit a record high of US$57.78 billion thanks to the increasing global demand for technology ...

Taiwan stimulus vouchers available for APRC holders until Dec. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreigners who are permanent residents in Taiwan, as well as diplomats, are eligible to receive Taiwan's stimulus vouchers until Dec. 31. In July, Taiwan launched i...

Taiwan’s Triple Stimulus Vouchers available to APRC holders until Dec. 31, 2020

The Triple Stimulus Vouchers program launched July 15 allows not only Taiwanese citizens but also foreign or Chinese spouses who have resident permits to purchase them, effectively spurring domestic c...