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Taiwan's Wistron, contractors accused of labor law violation in India: reports

Taiwan-based contract electronics maker Wistron Corp. and its manpower contractors have been accused of violating labor laws in India after a riot occurred in the Taiwanese firm's factory in the S...

Taiwan’s Foxconn plans to expand India plant despite Wistron incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn said its plans to expand a factory in southern India have remained unchanged despite riots breaking out at another Taiwanese factory. On Dec. 12, a protest by a...

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...

Wistron violence could sour Apple's 'Make In India' plans

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Violence at a Wistron Corp factory in southern India is likely to stall the company’s and its client Apple Inc’s drive to expand local manufacturing, while forcing th...

India can replace China’s manufacturing by 'daydreaming': Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese media outlet The Paper on Tuesday (Dec. 15) described India's ambition to replace Chinese manufacturing as a mere dream in response to the recent riot that eru...

Riot at Indian plant resulted in less than US$7 million in losses: Wistron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese iPhone maker Wistron Corporation (緯創資通) said Tuesday (Dec. 15) that the riot that erupted at a factory in India on Saturday has not resulted in losses as great a...

Taiwanese iPhone-maker says India factory attacked, looted by 'unknown people'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after its iPhone factory in Narsapur, India, was looted in a riot, Taiwan's Wistron (緯創資通股份) issued a statement on Sunday evening (Dec. 13) that the company was ...

Taiwan's Foxconn to move some Apple production from China to Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple is reportedly asking Foxconn (富士康), its largest Taiwanese contract manufacturer, to shift some production of iPad and MacBook products to Vietnam and lessen the tech...

Taiwanese Apple suppliers expand operations in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese Apple suppliers are expanding their operations in India thanks in part to generous investment incentives and the American push for "moving factories o...

Taiwan firms to keep shifting supply chains away from China despite Biden win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although President-elect Joe Biden is anticipated to be less hawkish towards Beijing than President Donald Trump, Taiwanese companies report that they will continue to shi...

Taiwan’s Compal Electronics scraps year-end party over COVID-19 concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Compal Electronics has become the first tech firm in the nation to skip the most significant event in Taiwanese corporate culture after canceling its year-end banquet (尾牙)...

India looks for trade talks with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India is considering opening trade talks with Taiwan as both countries bristle over China’s aggression, Bloomberg reported Monday (Oct. 19). While the government ...

Taiwan National Day celebrations around the world

Celebrations of the National Day of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on Oct. 10 were held in countries around the world this week, including a first-of-its-kind event in Somaliland and a charity meal fo...

Taiwanese suppliers for Apple to invest US$900 million in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Apple suppliers in Taiwan are reportedly planning to invest a total of US$900 million in India in the next five years under the Indian government's new incentive...

Taiwan OEM Wistron to add 10,000 jobs in India for new iPhone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple's iPhone contract manufacturer Wistron Corp. has continued to expand its operations in India, with a new facility underway to assemble iPhones in the southern In...