Taiwan's Motech plans to close Taoyuan factory, laying off 588 workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese solar photovoltaic cell manufacturer Motech's Taoyuan plant reportedly proposed a closure plan to the local labor department on Thursday, with a total of 588 worke...

Taiwan solar power leader Green Energy Technology to lay off 20% of workforce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Solar power leader Green Energy Technology (綠能科技) announced Friday it was planning to lay off 203 employees, or about 20 percent of its global workforce. The Taiwanese compan...

Taiwna's Motech to further cut manpower after migrant worker layoffs

Solar cell maker Motech Industries Inc. will further scale down its workforce by about 2 percent as it copes with challenges facing the solar industry after announcing last week it would terminate the...

Taiwan takes India to WTO over solar cell tariff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has initiated a consultation process under the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Agreement on Safeguards due to India's 25 percent import tax on solar cells,...

Taiwan invites investment in green energy as largest energy show kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen expressed her confidence in Taiwan achieving the goal of producing 20 GW from solar energy by 2025 and declared now is the time to invest in green e...

Taiwanese solar cell maker Motech ends contract with over 300 migrant workers prematurely 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese solar PV cell manufacturer Motech announced Monday, Sept. 17, it will terminate employment contracts with more than 300 migrant workers prematurely...

Taiwan solar cell manufacturer Motech to halt production at a Tainan fab temporarily 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan-based global solar cell manufacturer Motech has reportedly planned to halt production at a solar wafer factory in Southern Taiwan Science Park tempora...

Pingtung makes great strides in solar power development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The County Commissioner of Pingtung County, Pan Meng-an (屏東縣長潘孟安), today that if restrictions on green power ease up, around 285,000 homes in Pingtung&...

Agency to host job recruitment activity in Hsinchu on January 6

The Workforce Development Agency’s (WDA) Taoyuan-Hsinchu-Miaoli Regional branch will be hosting a job recruitment activity in Hsinchu County’s Jhubei township on January 6, reports said Sunday. An ...

Solar energy stocks rise on upbeat assessments, PV Taiwan trade show

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) Taiwan's solar energy stocks moved higher Wednesday morning after several heavyweights in the sector gave an upbeat outlook for 2016, which prompted bargain hunters to pick th...

Ministry to help employees in science parks facing unpaid leave

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The Ministry of Science and Technology will do its best to help enterprises and employees facing challenges amid reports that workers in Taiwan's three major science parks hav...

Taiwan's hi-tech sector loses 5 executives to death in recent months

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) In the past few months, Taiwan's hi-tech sector has seen the death of five top executives, four of whom were in their 50s or 60s and one under the age of 40. One of the e...

Taiwan shares rebound to end above 9,200 points

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan staged a rebound Thursday to close above the 9,200 point mark as investors took hints from gains posted on Wall Street overnight after the U.S. Federal Reserve...

Neo Solar shares jump on Q3 hopes

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Shares of Neo Solar Power Corp. (???) moved sharply higher Thursday morning after the solar cell manufacturer said a day earlier that it is expected to have a better third qua...

Hopes on solar anti-dumping duty removal dashed by ITC decision

Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) Hopes that anti-dumping tariffs Taiwanese solar product exporters face would be removed have been dashed by a final decision made by the U.S. International Trade Commission (U...