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Semiconductor giant TSMC seeks 9,000 new employees in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid surging global demand for semiconductors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is launching a campaign to find 9,000 new recruits for its operations across t...

Taiwan’s TSMC reaps benefits from 5 nm, 7 nm demand surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) saw its overall revenue per wafer increase by a significant margin in 2020 due to soaring demand for its 5 nm and 7 nm proces...

Taiwan stocks tumble following tech share rout in U.S. market

Shares in Taiwan plunged 1.88 percent to close below 16,000 points on Thursday following an overnight dive in the tech-heavy Nasdaq index and the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index in the United States....

Semiconductor project in north Taiwan held up by environmental concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A project in Hsinchu Science Park’s Baoshan, which includes a 2 nanometer chip factory for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), needs to supply more inform...

Chipmakers in drought-hit Taiwan order water trucks to prepare for 'the worst'

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan chipmakers are buying water by the truckload for some of their foundries as the island widens restrictions on water supply amid a drought that could exacerbate a chip supply ...

Taiwan president vows to push on with solar energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government will continue to promote one green energy project after another, as alternative power production methods are a core policy, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sai...

Taiwan’s TSMC orders water from trucks amid shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tanker trucks arrived at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) factories across the country Tuesday (Feb. 23) to quench the chipmaker's thirst for water. Se...

Taiwan's TSMC rumored to expand investment in GaN power ICs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is rumored to have expanded investment to the development of Gallium Nitride (GaN) process technology to tap into the high de...

Taiwan’s TSMC says development of 3 nm chips ahead of schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) said the development of its upcoming 3 nm process is ahead of schedule. Chairman Mark Liu (劉德音) gave an update during an o...

Carmakers face new reality amid global chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Car manufacturers around the world are having to reevaluate how they do business due to the global semiconductor crunch. Automakers now have to decide between paying mo...

US president's economic adviser thanks Taiwan for help with auto chips

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed on Friday (Feb. 19) that an official thank-you letter was sent to Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王...

Taiwan minister flags improvement in auto chip supplies

Taiwan firms are working hard to resolve a shortage of automotive chips, Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua said on Thursday (Feb. 18), adding that she understood there had been an improvement in such supp...

7 TSMC executives bought company stock in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven executives of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) put their money where their mouth is in January as the company's share price experienced ups and down...

Taiwan’s TSMC to set up US$186 million R&D center in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) announced Tuesday (Feb. 9) that it plans to build a research and development center in Japan. TSMC said it will establish ...

One-month revenue up 22.2% for Taiwan’s TSMC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) saw its revenue for the first month of the year rise by 22.2 percent compared to the same period in 2020, reports said Tuesda...