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Construction on TSMC 3 nm plant in South Taiwan to pick up during holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) wants construction work on its 3-nanometer chip foundry at the Southern Taiwan Science Park in Tainan to pick up before the e...

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...

List of Taiwan targets for China's bombers revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid China's show of force last weekend featuring eight bombers and reports that this is a "dress rehearsal" for war, China affairs analyst Ian Easton has pr...

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...

Largest Japanese discount chain opens first location in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest Japanese discount chain Don Quijote has opened its first store in Taiwan and will sell products that are less commonly found on Taiwanese supermarket shelves. ...

Colorful masks in Taiwan clear of carcinogenic dyes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare and its Ministry of Economic Affairs have finished an investigation amid rising public concern into whether masks, both medica...

Taiwan vice president warns EU about folly of investment deal with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Wednesday (Dec. 30) warned the European Union to be wary of an investment deal it is on the verge of signing with China. ...

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 ...