Foxconn's $100 million pledge to university largely unmet

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison has received less than 1% of the money that Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group pledged to it two years ago amid the electronics giant's expa...

Taiwan's Foxconn expands efforts in semiconductor development

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing giant, has expanded its efforts in entering the semiconductor industry by setting up a high-end integrated circuit packaging an...

Kaohsiung mayor first special municipality chief to face recall vote

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) will face a recall vote on June 6, nearly 18 months after he began his four-year term at the end of December 2018. The mayor of the southern city, the third largest...

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder removes in-law from health technology post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) removed his brother-in-law from the top of a health technology group and urged its thorough reorganization due to signific...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to produce ventilators at Wisconsin plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Foxconn Technology Group, known as the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronic products, is discussing plans with Medtronic PLC of the United States ...

Taiwan Foxconn founder bashes WHO and UN for delayed coronavirus response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Thursday (March 12) strongly criticized the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) for their delayed res...

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology and Yulon to develop electric cars together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group have formed a joint venture to manufacture vehicles together, CommonWealth Magazine reported. Foxc...

Foxconn produces masks for its iPhone workers amid shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer and the top assembler of Apple products, began trial production of surgical masks on Wednesday (Feb. 5),...

Taipei mayor dismisses US researcher's comments as 'bizarre'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has shot down American think tank researcher Bonnie Glaser after she characterized him as a pro-China politician that Beijing would work with ...

Taiwan's changing political landscape: two-party system at risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three trends can be observed from Saturday's elections: split-ticket voting, an embattled KMT, and extremist parties losing ground. Voters prefer Tsai to her party ...

Wei brothers replace Terry Gou as Taiwan's richest: Forbes

The Wei brothers of Ting Hsin International Group, a large food and beverage conglomerate in Taiwan, replaced Terry Gou (郭台銘), founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., ...

Foxconn founder Gou shrugs off Taipei mayor’s biting comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) brushed aside a sarcastic comment by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) as he cast his vote with his wife in the Saturday (Jan. 11) elections. ...

Taiwan leader gets election boost from unlikely place: China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A year ago, Taiwan's leader was on the ropes. Then she got a boost from an unexpected corner: Chinese President Xi Jinping. Polls indicate that President Tsai I...

Voices of the 2020 Taiwan legislative elections: People First Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The self-proclaimed most resilient third party in Taiwanese politics, the People First Party (PFP), says it is determined to save the country from the mess created by the ...

Foxconn founder to support Soong in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Wednesday (Jan. 1) expressed his support for the People First Party (PFP) and its presidential candidate, James Soong (宋楚瑜), ...