11 top tech CEOs selected as new board of directors for Taiwan's top biomedical agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) hosted a re-election for the board of directors on Tuesday (Nov. 26), with a record of 11 tech CEOs elected as dire...

Taiwan's Pegatron shares soar after reporting strong net profit in Q3

Shares in Pegatron Corp. moved sharply higher Friday after the contract electronics maker reported a strong bottom line for the third quarter a day earlier, dealers said. The strong third quarter e...

Taiwanese Apple supplier Pegatron creates 1,800 jobs in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese iPhone assembler Pegatron Corporation (和碩聯合科技) is recruiting 1,800 workers for a new factory on the Indonesian island of Batam in order to avoid fallout from the...

Taiwanese electronics firms mulling local production for U.S. market

Several major Taiwanese contract electronics manufacturers that have plants in China said recently that they are considering setting up production facilities in Taiwan to supply the United States mark...

Taiwan uses US-China trade war to bring 40 companies back home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has been making the most of the U.S.-China trade war by successfully luring back 40 Taiwanese companies and is on a pace to quickly surpass its year-end a goal of 50 fir...

Chinese subsidies for leading Taiwan companies a bone of contention: Nikkei Asian Review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Research by Nikkei Asian Review revealed that Taiwan electronics supplier Foxconn, the chairman of which has announced a bid to run for president, and media conglomerate W...

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. ...

Taiwan's Pegatron hands out NT$12,000 minimum cash prize to employees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During its annual Weiya (尾牙, Lunar New Year party) yesterday, Taiwanese iPhone assembler Pegatron Corp. (和碩) handed out over NT$100 million in bonuses to its employees, with ev...

Taiwanese factories moving to Taoyuan as China-US trade war heats up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the trade war between the U.S. and China looks to continue to ramp up, Taiwanese tech companies are starting to pull out of China and shift production to the northern Taiwan...

27 companies sign statement in support of LGBTQ rights in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a historic move, 27 Taiwanese and international organizations, including some top global enterprises, have issued a joint statement of support for LGBTQ rights in the u...

2018 Taiwan Migrant Literature Awards held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The fifth annual Taiwan Migrant Literature Award ceremony was held at the National Taiwan Museum in Taipei on Sunday, Sept. 30. The event included a modern contemporary dance...

Two dozen Taiwanese companies in China mulling returning home: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least two dozen Taiwanese companies are considering returning to Taiwan amid the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, said Minister of Economic Affairs Shen...

Trade War: Taiwan firms Pegatron, Quanta, Wistron, others may shift production out of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the U.S.-China Trade war continues to escalate, the Ministry of Economic Affairs has seen a marked increase in companies considering withdrawing manufacturing bases fro...

Winners of Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants announced

The fifth Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants were announced Saturday, with eight migrant workers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam depicting such themes in their works as longing for fami...

TSMC ranked No. 1 Taiwanese patent applicant in first half of year

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, was the No. 1 Taiwanese firm in invention patent applications in the country for the first half of this year,...