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Taiwan warns China drills show ambitions beyond island

PINGTUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan warned Tuesday that Chinese military drills aren't just a rehearsal for an invasion of the self-governing island but also reflect ambitions to control large sw...

Taiwan raids 10 Chinese firms poaching chip engineers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ten Chinese companies suspected of illegally poaching chip engineers were raided this week in an effort to protect Taiwan's vital semiconductor industry. The Minist...

Loss of Taiwan tech will hinder Russia's war in Ukraine: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ex-Soviet officer and military analyst on Saturday (March 19) predicted that Russia will begin to feel a major impact in the coming weeks from the loss of Taiwan-made te...

Cabinet advisor calls on Taiwan's Asus to quit Russian market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cheng Hung-huei (鄭宏輝), former Hsinchu city councillor and current member of the Democratic Progressive Party’s Central Executive Committee, has called on computer ma...

Taiwan to impose sanctions on Russia for Ukraine invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Friday (Feb. 25) announced that Taiwan will impose sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. During a press briefing before a ses...

Taiwan poised to block tech exports to Russia over Ukraine invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has joined Japan and Singapore in backing U.S. President Joe Biden's plan to impose extreme export controls on technology on Russia if it goes ahead with a full...

Semiconductor industry supplier Entegris expands investments in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entegris Inc., a U.S.-based provider of materials for the semiconductor sector, will expand its investments in Taiwan to US$500 million (NT$13.87 billion) over the next th...

Taiwan ranked eighth-most digitally competitive country in world by IMD

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked as having the eighth-most competitive digital economy in the world by the Swiss business management school, the Institute for Management Development...

TSMC, Nanya, Wistron confirm COVID infections among Taiwanese employees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) employee has tested positive for COVID-19, one of several infections reported by Taiwanese manufacturers, including DRAM ch...

Taiwanese lawmaker exposes wrongdoings at government’s 5G office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese legislator pointed out last week that the government’s heavy investment into 5G R&D has not only yielded a dismal ROI but has also opened a vulnerabi...

Northern Taiwanese city uses AI to manage pedestrian flow at night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The northern Taiwanese city of Keelung has received international recognition for using A.I. technology to manage pedestrian movement at the Miaokou Night Market amid the ...

Taiwan helps Belize mitigate hurricane damage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) said Thursday (Dec. 24) that Taiwan had helped Belize mitigate the damage wrought by Hurricanes Eta and Iota in N...

TSMC supplier Entegris to ramp up investment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S.-based semiconductor material supplier Entegris (英特格) announced Sunday (Dec. 20) plans to increase its presence in Taiwan with an investment of US$200 million over the...

Taiwan tech firms expected to continue withdrawing from Chinese market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While votes for the U.S. presidential election were being counted, Taiwanese Vice Premier Shen Rong-jin (沈榮津) said Wednesday (Nov. 4) that Taiwan's technology firms wi...

Former Czech presidential candidate postpones visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Czech presidential candidate Senator Jiri Drahos will postpone his visit to Taiwan until next spring due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ministry ...