Improving services sector can help Taiwan make friends: Acer founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acer founder Stan Shih (施振榮) was invited as a guest speaker to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on Monday (Oct. 14) for the release of its annual public...

Taiwan’s Acer considers moving production out of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman and CEO of Acer Inc., Jason Chen (陳俊聖) said Acer is considering working with manufacturers outside China, reported Central News Agency, on Monday (May 28). Che...

Acer founder urges Taiwan, Japan to join hands developing autonomous cars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan are positioned to benefit from the joint creation of a “paradigm shift” in the industry of autonomous vehicles, as both sides can play importa...

Six Taiwanese entrepreneurs present their ideals for a Smart City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the occasion of the Smart City Summit and Expo in Taipei, six top Taiwanese entrepreneurs shared their views Tuesday on what their priorities were for a smart city, the...

Acer, AIM jointly inaugurate corporate research lab in Philippines

Manila (CNA) - Taiwan's Stan Shih (施振榮), founder and honorary chairman of Acer Inc., and Jikyeong Kang, president of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), jointly presided over the official ope...

Editorial: Reform of unfair pensions needs to be clear-cut

In a symbol of openness and democracy, the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen announced it would hold a national affairs conference to discuss one of the top problems of contemporary Taiwan, the...

Unfair-pension reform conference to be target of protests Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Traffic restrictions will be in force all of Sunday due to expected protests against a national conference to reform unfair pensions being held inside the Presidential Off...

Venture capital mogul begins prison sentence

Taipei, Jan. 12 (CNA) Ko Wen-chang, chairman of WK Technology Fund, began serving a nine-year prison sentence for insider trading Tuesday. He was taken to Taipei Prison in Taoyuan, northern ...

PTS to host first televised presidential election debate on Sunday

The first televised debate among three presidential candidates will be hosted at 2 p.m. Sunday by Public Television Service (PTS), one of the nine media sponsors agreed upon by the candidates. The ...

Brother of Acer ex-chairman indicted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The brother of former Acer Inc. Chairman J.T. Wang has been indicted in a bizarre case of insider trading involving their mother, reports said Friday. Wang headed the Taiwanes...

Acer Shih speaks of Ahrens’ leaving, no plan to quit PC market

Acer Inc. announced that Oliver Ahrens, senior corporate vice president and pan Asia Pacific operations of Acer, has decided to leave the company Wednesday, jumping on the departure bandwagon after Ga...

Ma-Xi meet unrelated to Tsinghua Unigroup's ambitions: president

Taipei, Nov. 5 (CNA) President Ma Ying-Jeou (???) said Thursday that his upcoming meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping (???) has nothing to do with the Chinese government-backed high-tech cong...

Acer founder urges conditional opening of IC sector to Chinese firms

Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) Stan Shih (???), founder and honorary chairman of Taiwanese PC maker Acer Inc. (??), on Tuesday urged Taiwan to allow Chinese investment in the integrated circuit (IC) design s...

Documentaries screened to honor American surgeon and missionary

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) Two documentary films were screened in Taipei on Sunday to honor American surgeon and missionary Samuel Noordhoff, who provided medical care for Taiwan's patients for decades....

Taiwan exposure to Greece is tiny: official

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) The exposure of Taiwan's banks and offshore funds to Greece is about NT$19 million (US$0.62 million) and NT$3.2 billion (US$103.58 million) respectively, Financial Supervisory ...