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World behind on investments into water systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world will face increasingly uncertain weather due to climate change, which could lead to future water shortages, while current investment into water systems remains i...

Japanese politician urges collaboration with Taiwan’s TSMC for chipmaking edge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior member of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LPP) has reiterated the importance of teaming up with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) i...

Intel wants to work with Taiwanese partners to alleviate supply chain woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Intel said Monday (May 31) that it intends to work with partners in Taiwan to eliminate future supply chain bottlenecks amid a global chip shortage exacerbated by the pand...

Meteorologist lists 5 factors behind severe drought in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is grappling with one of its worst droughts in history due to five main factors, according to a weather expert. The water shortage is weighing on the country&rsq...

Taiwan’s TSMC reportedly spending US$28.6 million on water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly doubling down on its expenditure for water supplies as the country’s tech companies feel the heat ami...

Taiwan's chip industry set for years of growth: minister

Taiwan's key semiconductor industry has years of growth ahead of it with no worries about oversupply despite a massive capital investment program and only a few competitors in the next decade or s...

Taiwan’s TSMC building wastewater treatment plant to address water needs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues to battle severe drought, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is building a facility that can treat industrial wastewater to be reused for ch...

Intuitive Surgical, Tenet rise; Netflix, NextEra Energy fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Netflix Inc., down $40.67 to $508.90. The streaming video service reported weak subscriber gr...

Intel’s move to step up chip manufacturing ‘ironic’: TSMC founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder and former CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has described the decision by American semiconductor giant Intel to invest...

TSMC sees chip shortage lasting into 2022, books solid profit

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said on Thursday (April 15) it is doing all it can to increase productivity and alleviate a worldwide chip shortage, but that tight supplies will likel...

Intel announces Arizona expansion as chipmaker seeks footing

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Intel announced Tuesday it will build two new factories in Arizona and outsource more of its production as a new CEO looks to turnaround the struggling chipmaker. ...

AstraZeneca, Kanas City Southern rise; Carnival, Humana fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: AstraZeneca Plc., up $1.99 to $51.20. The drug developer reported encouraging re...

ASML extends supply deal with China’s SMIC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dutch chipmaking equipment manufacturer ASML Holding N.V..has extended its deal with China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) until the end of t...

China gives up ambitious $20 billion semiconductor investment project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A US$20 billion semiconductor manufacturing project backed by the Chinese government has gone belly-up, as its key operator Wuhan Hongxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (...

How Taiwan beat China to be Asia's top-performing economy

The world gasped in amazement at China's impressive 6% to 11% annual GDP growth over the past decade as the People's Republic became a truly global powerhouse. Last year, however, the coronavi...