US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price ...

Taiwan President confers medal on TSMC founder Morris Chang 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conferred the Order of Propitious Clouds on Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), honoring his con...

Philippines entices Taiwan electronics industry at SEMICON Taiwan 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Among a host of plain booths, the Philippines electronics and semiconductor promotion booth colorfully and confidently extolled the Philippines as win-win partner for Taiw...

US-Taiwan Business Council announces a new Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S.-Taiwan Business Council based in Arlington, Virginia made a press release on Sept. 5 announcing that a new Chairman of the Council has been appointed. Michael ...

'SEMICON Taiwan' the world's 2nd largest semiconductor exhibition in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is preparing to host “SEMICON Taiwan 2018” on Wednesday, Sept. 5, which is expected have over 2,000 booths on the exhibition floor this year, creating a...

Taiwan's manufacturing sector sees sluggish growth in July

The local manufacturing sector flashed a "yellow-blue" light in July, pointing to sluggish growth for the second consecutive month, but the index showed signs of improving, according to the ...

Taiwan’s TSMC board agree to NT$136 billion expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台灣積體電路製造公司) will significantly expand its production, with the board of directors approving a capital budget of over NT$1...

Taiwan’s tech sales rise by 13.5% in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's 19 largest technology companies saw total sales increase by 13.5 percent in July 2018 when compared to July 2017, reported the Nikkei Asian Review. The bum...

Taiwan IC output grows by 5.8% in Q2, 7.3% growth expected in Q3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's total output of integrated circuits (IC) grew by 5.8 percent in Q2 2018, and is expected to grow by a further 7.3 percent in Q3 according to statistics releas...

Taiwan semiconductor sector to profit from U.S.-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s semiconductor sector should not be afraid of the next round in the trade war between the United States and China later this month as it will profit from the...

Global Substrate-like PCB Market 2018-2022 | Communication Segment Dominates the Global Market | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2018--According to the latest market research report released by Technavio, the global substrate-like PCB market is expected to accelerate at a CAGR of over 7% during ...

Samsung, workers agree to end standoff on workers' deaths

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics and a group representing ailing Samsung computer chip and display factory workers say they have agreed to end a years-long standoff over compensation for ...

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Announces Type-C Power Delivery Input Protection Switch With True Reverse Blocking

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Nasdaq: AOSL), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and pow...

Global Ultrafast Rectifiers Market 2018-2022|Automation in Automobiles to Drive Growth| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--The global ultrafast rectifiers market is expected to post a CAGR of more than 3% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by ...

Gigaphoton Announces Product Range Renewal Plan

OYAMA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--Gigaphoton Inc. (Head Office: Oyama, Tochigi; President & CEO: Katsumi Uranaka), a leading manufacturer of light sources used in semiconductor lithogra...