Taiwan shares end lower, led by 'Apple concept stocks'

Shares in Taiwan moved lower on Thursday as investors locked in the gains made by Taiwanese suppliers to U.S.-based consumer electronics giant Apple Inc. in the previous session, dealers said. Alth...

Global wafer factory investment reaches new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a new report by electronics industry association SEMI, global investment in wafer factory construction reached a new high in the past year of US$62.8 billion ...

Taiwan President confers medal on TSMC founder Morris Chang 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conferred the Order of Propitious Clouds on Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), honoring his con...

Taiwan to send retired TSMC chairman to APEC summit: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is likely to send one of its highest-profile business leaders, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀), to represent President...

Taiwan has highest number of patents per capita

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is the most innovative country in the world as it has the highest amount of patents per head of the population, according to a new study. Looking at the numbers,...

US-Taiwan Business Council announces a new Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S.-Taiwan Business Council based in Arlington, Virginia made a press release on Sept. 5 announcing that a new Chairman of the Council has been appointed. Michael ...

Half of Taiwanese companies report investment loss in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Approximately 50 percent of 1,275 Taiwanese companies which are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and the Taipei Exchange (TPEX) reported losses from investing in ...

Taiwan's wafer foundry industry output forecast to grow 8-10% in 2019

The production value of Taiwan's wafer foundry industry is expected to grow 8-10 percent from a year earlier in 2019 due to manufacturers' efforts in developing high-end technology, according ...

Taiwan's TSMC acquires AMD's entire 7nm chip product portfolio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – TSMC continues to make substantial gains in the chip manufacturing industry, with the company reportedly leading Samsung as well as Intel in 7 nanometer (nm) wafer product...

Taiwan’s TSMC board agree to NT$136 billion expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台灣積體電路製造公司) will significantly expand its production, with the board of directors approving a capital budget of over NT$1...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news of this week includes TSMC fights off virus attack, Two Taiwanese tourists invited to meet Polish President for tea by surprise, Taiwan flag flown defiantly at Paris G...

Taiwan semiconductor sector to profit from U.S.-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s semiconductor sector should not be afraid of the next round in the trade war between the United States and China later this month as it will profit from the...

Taiwan shares soar as TSMC stages strong rebound

Taiwan shares were up more than 100 points at one point Wednesday morning as contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) bounced back from losses over the past two sessions caused...

Apple iPhone chip supplier says virus will delay shipments

A company that makes semiconductors for Apple iPhones says it is recovering from a virus outbreak but expects the incident to delay shipments and raise costs. Taiwan Semiconductor Co...

Taiwan's TSMC estimates impact of computer virus incident to third quarter revenue to be 3%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker, on Sunday (August 5) estimated the impact of the company’s computer virus outbreak on August 3, which affected a...