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Taiwanese chip giants agree to try and meet demand from carmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following requests by several countries facing shortages of semiconductors especially for their car manufacturers, Taiwanese chip giants agreed to raise production levels ...

Taiwan's CECC 'welcomes' trading TSMC chips for shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 27) stated that it "welcomes" all efforts to increase the country's supply of vaccines...

Exclusive: Taiwan ministry says TSMC will prioritise auto chips if possible

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) will prioritise production of auto chips if it is able to further increase capacity, Taiwan’s Economics Ministry told Reuters,...

Taiwan mulls relaxing 12-year limit for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) said Wednesday that a trans-ministerial discussion is taking place to determine whether the country should break away from ...

Taiwan firms wary of moving manufacturing to India after Wistron plant riot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s economics minister urged the Indian government to address Saturday's (Dec. 12) riot at a Wistron Corp factory, as it could dampen other Taiwanese compan...

Taiwan's minister of economic affairs responds to Biden's refusal to sign any trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s refusal to sign any trade agreements in the short-term, Taiwan’s Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花...

Taiwan under pressure from Japan to lift ban on Fukushima foods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health authorities have refuted rumors Friday (Dec. 4) that Taiwan will lift a ban on foods from areas in Japan affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster by March...

Taiwan to investigate state oil company’s Chad deal with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — State-run CPC Corporation, Taiwan, on Friday (Nov. 27) rejected allegations there were problems regarding its agreement with a Chinese firm to explore oil in the African n...

Science-based parks around Taiwan gear up for water shortages

Science-based parks and industrial zones around Taiwan are gearing up for water shortages at a time when the country is faced with a dry season, dropping water levels in its reservoirs, according to t...

Taiwan could play key role in rearrangement of global supply chains: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen said Wednesday (Nov. 25) that Taiwan could play "a unique role" in the world's pursuit of a sus...

U.S.-Taiwan dialogue prioritizes cooperation in semiconductor sector

The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership (EPP) Dialogue has identified the semiconductor industry as the two countries' top priority in economic cooperation, according to Minister wit...

Taiwan, US hold new economic dialogue, leave out BTA and American pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Taiwan inaugurated a new economic dialogue on Friday evening (Nov. 20). The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPP) began with the...

Taiwan participates in first Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. conducted their first Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue in Washington D.C. on Friday (Nov. 20), which saw the signing of a memorandum of underst...

Too early to join CPTPP: Taiwan economic minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The time is not yet ripe for Taiwan to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), economic minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) said Th...

Yageo makes Taiwan new manufacturing hub, forms R&D partnership with NCKU

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest passive components supplier is expanding hometown operations after a 15-year hiatus, holding a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant and launching a...