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...

Taiwan ministry partnering with major tech firms on AI platform

TAIPEI (CNA) - The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on Friday joined forces with three major tech companies to develop an artificial intelligence platform based on cloud technology. T...

Humans will only have to work three days a week in AI era: Quanta chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Quanta Computer Inc chairman Barry Lam (林百里) predicted on Sunday that in the era of artificial intelligence (AI) 10 years from now, people will only have to work for three days a...

Forbes names Terry Gou richest man in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Terry Gou (郭台銘), Chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., has been named the richest person in Taiwan by Forbes. Forbes released its 2017 list of billionaires Monday...

TSMC top earner, Hon Hai king of revenue in Taiwan

Taipei, May 10 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, retained its title of the most profitable enterprise in Taiwan in 2015, according to the re...

Want Want's Tsai ranks as richest man in Taiwan

Tsai Eng-meng (蔡衍明), head of food conglomerate Want Want Group (旺旺集團), retained the title as the richest person in Taiwan, according to the list of the world's billionaires for 2016 released by Forbes...

Donations flow in from NGOs, business sector for quake relief

The local business sector and some non-governmental organizations have been donating hundreds of millions of Taiwan dollars for relief and reconstruction since a deadly earthquake struck in the sout...

Taiwan shares stage strong rebound, led by large-cap stocks

Shares in Taiwan staged a strong rebound Tuesday as large-cap stocks attracted bargain hunters to take advantage of their latest heavy losses recorded a session earlier, dealers said. The ...

Taiwan shares edge up as electronics stage mild rebound

Taipei, Nov. 12 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Thursday after the bellwether electronics sector staged a technical rebound from the previous session, dealers said. Turnover remai...

Hon Hai tops Taiwan's invention patent applicant list

Taipei, Oct. 31 (CNA) Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (??), the world's largest contract electronics maker, ranked as the largest invention patent applicant in Taiwan in the third quarter of this ye...

Taiwan shares end up on Wall Street's gains

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed higher Wednesday as investors reacted to rebounds on American markets overnight to buy local stocks and push the weighted index above the 8,300-point m...

Hon Hai ranks 31st on Fortune 500 list of world's biggest companies

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. moved up one notch to 31st on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of the largest companies in the world, while three other Taiwanese enterprises reentered th...

Taiwan sees outpouring of help for water park explosion victims

Taipei, June 29 (CNA) There has been a huge outpouring of support in Taiwan for the hundreds of people injured in an explosion and fire at a water park in New Taipei on Saturday in the form of cas...

Fubon's Tsai brothers top Forbes list of Taiwan's richest people

Taipei, June 25 (CNA) The Tsai brothers of Fubon Financial Holding Co. (???) are on top of the list of Taiwan's richest people for the first time, according to Forbes Asia magazine. Following a...

TSMC remains largest corporate taxpayer in northern Taiwan

Taipei, June 24 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.(TSMC) has retained the title as the largest corporate taxpayer in northern Taiwan, the National Taxation Bureau under the Ministry of Finan...