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US poised to restrict TSMC's chip sales to China's Huawei

The United States has been aiming to curb the supply of chips sold by contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to China's Huawei Technologies Co. through planned heavier sa...

Taiwan chip giant TSMC wants 30,000 employees to work from home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the largest chip contract manufacturer in the world, wants 30,000 of its employees to work at home after a staff membe...

Taiwan’s TSMC in battle mode against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has initiated an emergency response to fight the coronavirus after the world’s largest semiconductor foundry confirm...

Taiwan's TSMC confirms first case of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest semiconductor foundry, on Wednesday (March 18) confirmed that one of its employees has cont...

TSMC toughens disease control amid mounting coronavirus threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the only company to join a tech meeting via conference call on Friday (March 5) as the world’s largest semic...

Taiwan shares plunge on US market volatility

Taiwan shares moved sharply lower Friday morning after the U.S. markets plunged overnight on growing fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, dealers said. In...

The US is increasingly concerned about risks to TSMC’s supply chain

In recent months, the Pentagon has increased pressure on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) to move its defense-related semiconductor production from Taiwan to the U.S. The latter ...

TSMC to recruit over 4,000 new staff for high-end process development

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said Tuesday it is planning to hire more than 4,000 new staff this year at a time when the company is gearing...

Taiwan's TSMC faces possible impact from US-Huawei clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump is considering cutting Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies off from global chip suppliers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing C...

TSMC becomes first Taiwan individual stock added to Global Islamic Indexes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the first individual stock in the country to be listed in the Global Islamic Indexes of American finance company M...

Taiwan’s Foxconn and TSMC get permission to resume operations in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has received the nod from the Chinese government to restart operations at its factory in Zhengzhou, ...

Taiwan’s minister of economic affairs discloses priorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said on Wednesday that his work priorities for this year are to facilitate investment by reshoring Taiwanese businesses a...

South Korea no rival to Taiwan in semiconductor industry: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea can hardly compete with Taiwan in semiconductor manufacturing despite the ambitious move by Samsung Electronics to put a 3-nanometer semiconductor node into co...

U.S. brokerage raises target price on TSMC shares to over NT$400

An American brokerage has increased its target price on shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to NT$402 (US$13.42) after the company's strong 2020 guidance at an investor confere...