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As other states close prisons, Nebraska may build a big one

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Across the nation officials are closing prisons as crime rates drop and views about drug use change, but not in Nebraska, where the governor is pushing for a new $230 million prison...

China sets moderate new energy goals for climate change

BEIJING (AP) — China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, announced generally moderate new energy and climate targets on Friday that give little sign that it will step up its pace in comb...

German factory orders rise strongly in January

BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders rose more strongly than expected in January, a promising sign of strength in Europe's largest economy, official figures showed Friday. The Federal...

Semiconductor giant TSMC seeks 9,000 new employees in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid surging global demand for semiconductors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is launching a campaign to find 9,000 new recruits for its operations across t...

Taiwan’s TSMC reaps benefits from 5 nm, 7 nm demand surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) saw its overall revenue per wafer increase by a significant margin in 2020 due to soaring demand for its 5 nm and 7 nm proces...

Taiwan’s manufacturing gauge at highest level in 10 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The indicators for the condition of Taiwan’s manufacturing sector flashed a yellow-red light for the first time in more than 10 years, the Taiwan Institute of Econom...

US job growth likely rose in February in rebound from slump

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's employers likely stepped up their hiring in February as confirmed viral cases declined, consumers spent big chunks of their government aid checks and the economy appeared t...

Marvell Technology, Okta fall; Burlington, Colfax rise

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Marvell Technology Group Ltd., down $5.47 to $40.10. The chipmaker said it expects to deal wit...

Foresee Pharmaceuticals Enters Exclusive License Agreement with Intas Pharmaceuticals for Commercialization in the United States

TAIPEI, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Foresee Pharmaceuticals (6576.TWO) ("Foresee") announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Intas Pharmaceuticals ("...

EXPLAINER: What to look for at China's annual Congress

BEIJING (AP) — China’s legislature begins its annual meeting this week with economic growth, climate and a crackdown on political opponents in Hong Kong expected to be on the agenda. CO...

Taiwan stocks tumble following tech share rout in U.S. market

Shares in Taiwan plunged 1.88 percent to close below 16,000 points on Thursday following an overnight dive in the tech-heavy Nasdaq index and the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index in the United States....

National People's Congress: China plans 'green transformation' of economy

The National People's Congress, China's annual parliamentary event, opens on Friday, March 5, in Beijing. For the second straight year, it will be a mostly virtual event due to the COVID pande...

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...

Advanced Energy Unveils 48-Volt DC-Input Power Supply for Telecom and Computing Applications

DENVER, COLORADO - Media OutReach - 4 March 2021 - Advanced Energy (Nasdaq: AEIS) -- a global leader in highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement, and control solutions -- today ...

Fed survey finds modest gains in the US economy in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions across the United States has found that economic activity was expanding at a modest pace in February. The Fed survey...