China has stolen Taiwan’s semiconductor secrets: Wired

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Chinese hackers has succeeded in “pillaging” Taiwan’s semiconductor sector, stealing chip designs and source code, according to a report publi...

Taiwan's Foxconn expands efforts in semiconductor development

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing giant, has expanded its efforts in entering the semiconductor industry by setting up a high-end integrated circuit packaging an...

Challenges facing Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s tech sector is well-positioned in the world post-coronavirus, but challenges lie ahead in terms of its reliance on both the U.S and China, according to an e...

Taiwan invests big to create semiconductor hub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has earmarked NT$7.6 billion (US$260 million) in subsidies for the development of the country’s semiconductor industry that will boost its strategic status as...

American praises Taiwan's employment gold card

An American who recently received Taiwan's employment gold card -- a combination of work and residency permits -- described the application process as smooth and easy, the National Immigration Age...

Chinese professor convicted of stealing trade secrets from US firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced the conviction of Zhang Hao (張浩), who stole trade secrets from two U.S. tech companies and enabled China's Tianjin University ...

Solomon Systech takes part in the special exhibition organized by the Hong Kong Museum of History and the FHKI

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 June 2020 - Solomon Systech Limited will participate in the "Striving and Transforming -- The History of Hong Kong Industry" exhibition in Hong Kong, showcasing...

Taiwan's TSMC not afraid of Samsung’s 5-nanometer efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the largest contract manufacturer of silicon chips in the world, said Thursday (May 21) it was not worried that its le...

U.S. restriction on chipmakers deals critical blow to Huawei

HONG KONG (AP) — The latest U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten to devastate China’s first global tech competitor, escalating a feud with Beijing that could disrupt technology industries worldwide. ...

U.S. brokerage cuts target price on TSMC shares amid COVID-19 concerns

A U.S.-based brokerage has lowered its target price for shares in contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), citing the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, which coul...

South Korea no rival to Taiwan in semiconductor industry: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea can hardly compete with Taiwan in semiconductor manufacturing despite the ambitious move by Samsung Electronics to put a 3-nanometer semiconductor node into co...

U.S. brokerage raises target price on TSMC shares to over NT$400

An American brokerage has increased its target price on shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to NT$402 (US$13.42) after the company's strong 2020 guidance at an investor confere...

TSMC forecasts 2020 sales growth at over 17%

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday that its consolidated sales for 2020 will grow more than 17 percent from a year earlier in 2...

Taiwan's stock market one of top 3 best performing among emerging economies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is one of the three best performing emerging economies in terms of stock market performances in the past decade, according to U.S.-based finance company MSCI Inc. ...

Taiwan Central bank raises GDP growth forecasts for 2019-2020, rates unchanged

The central bank raised its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2019 and 2020 during a quarterly monetary policy meeting held Thursday as more Taiwanese manufacturers with...