TSMC starts work on US$19.6 Billion 3nm fab in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has begun construction on a new US$19.6 billion 3nm fab that is anticipated to be completed in 2023. TSMC has acquired 30 ...

TSMC files countersuit against GlobalFoundries

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.(TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, has countersued U.S.-based rival GlobalFoundries Inc. in the United States, Germany and Singapore, accusing it...

SEMICON Taiwan expected to attract 50,000 visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – SEMICON Taiwan will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1, from Wednesday (Sept. 18-20). This year SEMICON Taiwan has assembled more than 700 exhibitor...

Micron gets green light for NT$66 billion investment in Taiwan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After announcing on Monday (Aug. 26) that it was building a new plant coded A3, U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc. today (Aug. 28)...

Micron's Taichung plant in central Taiwan expected to be ready in 2020 Q4

Micron Memory Taiwan Co., a subsidiary of U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc., said Monday that construction of a new plant coded A3 is scheduled to be com...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2019. There are 146 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 7...

Boris Johnson's party suffers defeat in UK special election

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's governing Conservative Party has a lost a special election, leaving it with a wafer-thin working majority in Parliament of just one vote. ...

Cabán campaign clings to life after Queens DA court hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Cabán's campaign for Queen's district attorney is still alive — for now. On Wednesday, a judge ruled that he will review 28 contested ballots in the seesaw De...

Taiwan to surpass S. Korea as largest semiconductor making market in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is set to surpass South Korea as the largest and fastest-growing semiconductor manufacturing equipment market in the world with a growth rate of 21.1 percent this year, ...

Japan’s export ban on South Korea to have limited impact on Taiwan: Economic Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s move to tighten controls on exports to South Korea should have only a limited impact on Taiwan, said the island’s Economic Minister on Wednesday (July ...

TSMC sales in May hit 2019 high, but still down from 2018

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, reported that sales rose in May from a month earlier to top the NT$80 billion (US$2.55 billion) mark but were...

Intl. Symposium on Very Large Scale Integration held in Hsinchu, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 International Symposium on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) began in in Hsinchu this week, with industry professionals from around the world meeting to discuss...

Taiwan falls to 3rd place in 2018 global semiconductor sales

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan dropped to the third place in terms of semiconductor product sales in 2018, according to the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics report released by ...

Taiwan ranks No.1 in IC material market for 9th straight year

Taiwan ranked as the largest semiconductor material market in the world for the ninth consecutive year in 2018, according to data released Wednesday by the global industry association SEMI. The SEM...

Taipei's export orders down year-on-year for 3rd straight month in January

Taiwan continued to feel the pinch of weakening global demand, reporting the third consecutive month of year-on-year decline in export orders in January, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said F...