China's factories try to shield workers as output revives

BEIJING (AP) — To keep his 40 employees indoors and away from China’s virus outbreak, the manager of an electronics factory in Dongguan, near Hong Kong, says he hired a cook and arranged dormitories f...

Wuhan virus drives Taiwanese workers away from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan cornoavirus outbreak has dampened Taiwanese workers’ aspirations to pursue a career in China, according to a recent study by Taiwan-based 104 Job Bank. ...

Clock is ticking for companies that depend on China imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — For companies bracing for losses from China’s viral outbreak, the damage has so far been delayed, thanks to a stroke of timing: The outbreak hit just when Chinese factories and many ...

2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve bash to feature ‘transformer’ stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve party promises to bring revelers an experience like no other with a giant stage and A-list performers in addition to the world-famous ...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to sell unfinished panel factory in China: Reuters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foxconn Technology Group is looking to sell an unfinished display panel factory in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou amid the trade war between the United States ...

AU Optronics latest Taiwanese company to invest back home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Display panel producer AU Optronics (AUO, 友達光電) was the latest Taiwanese company to take advantage of government measures, planning to invest NT$40.7 billion (US$1.3 billi...

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics' Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea's leading company weathers slowing demand and the imp...

Samsung's 1Q profit slides on falling chip prices

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its operating profit for the last quarter declined more than 60% from a year earlier because of falling chip prices and sluggish demands for its ...

Wisconsin governor says 13,000 Foxconn jobs is 'unrealistic'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday it's "unrealistic" to think that Foxconn Technology Group will employ 13,000 people in Wisconsin as originally promised and that he wants to renegot...

Samsung quarterly profit likely fell sharply as chips drop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says it's operating profit for the last quarter likely fell more than 60% from a year earlier amid falling memory chip prices and slowing demand for d...

Foxconn factory in Wisconsin, US to be operational by 2020

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group said Monday that its manufacturing facility in Wisconsin will be producing flat-screen panels by the end of 2020, with construction starting later t...

Taiwan's Foxconn confirms Wisconsin factory 'moving forward' after Trump phone call

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following several concerning reports about the state of Foxconn’s business abroad, and some rumors that the company was considering abandoning their multi-billion dollar ...

Taiwan's Chunghwa Picture Tubes to resume production at Taoyuan factories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the sudden shutdown of two Chunghwa Picture Tube factories in Taoyuan last weekend, the company has optimistically announced that production will resume within the ne...

Chunghwa Picture Tubes: financial stress causes sudden shutdown of factories in Taoyuan,Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese company Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. (華映) on Saturday, Dec. 15 announced the sudden suspension of production at two Taoyuan factories without prior notice. ...

Trump comes to Wisconsin to tout Foxconn amid Harley flap

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The ceremonial groundbreaking for a massive $10 billion Foxconn factory complex in Wisconsin was supposed to be evidence that the manufacturing revival fueled by President Donald ...