Fortune ranks Taiwan's ASUS and TSMC among 'most admired' global tech firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businesses Asustek Computers and Taiwan Semiconductors (TSMC) have been recognized by Fortune Magazine index of the “World ‘s Most Admired Companies&...

Trade war's wounded: Companies improvise to dodge cost hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Rochester, New York, a maker of furnaces for semiconductor and solar companies is moving its research and development to China to dodge President Donald Trump's import taxes — a m...

Trade war's wounded: Companies improvise to dodge cost hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Rochester, New York, a maker of furnaces for semiconductor and solar companies is moving its research and development to China to dodge President Donald Trump's import taxes — a m...

Taiwan’s attitude towards Chinese efforts to unifiy too weak: former President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) said China’s efforts towards unification with Taiwan are increasing, and Taiwan’s sense of urgency about this is too...

Taiwan, South Korea, and Malaysia to be hardest hit by weak tech sales: Goldman Sachs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will join South Korea and Malaysia in bearing the brunt of the impact inflicted by trade conflicts and lackluster performance of the technology sector as Asia exper...

6 Taiwanese arrested for selling BASF secrets to Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Six Taiwanese current and former employees of German chemical maker BASF SE have been arrested for selling secrets to the company's Chinese rival, announced the Criminal In...

Taiwan UMC’s scale-down spells trouble for China’s semiconductor vision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s ambition to develop a self-reliant semiconductor sector as part of its “Made in China 2025” initiative could suffer a setback as Taiwanese chipma...

Taiwan chipmaker UMC to scale down China project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC, 聯華電子) will downsize its Chinese chip project to avoid charges from the United States, the Nikkei Asian Review reported Friday. The c...

The Latest: Rare walk-back from Apple weighs on US markets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on sales at Apple Inc., which issued a rare cut to its revenue forecast citing weakness in China (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A rare...

Micron to hire 1,000 in Taiwan, raise starting wage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. electronics giant Micron Technology is set to bolster its presence in Taiwan by recruiting 1,000 new staff next year. The company will also increase its base month...

Investments pledged for Taiwan up 25% in 2018: MOEA

Investments pledged for Taiwan grew about 25 percent from a year earlier in 2018, indicating the government's efforts to encourage foreign and local firms to invest paid off, Deputy Economic Affai...

Taiwan’s Foxconn plans US$9 billion chips project in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Foxconn Technology Group is planning a US$9 billion (NT$276 billion) chips project in the Chinese city of Zhuhai despite concern over the trade war between the United States...

TSMC cleared to build new factory in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’s largest contract semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC (台積電), has been cleared to commence construction of a new 3nm chip factory at the Southern Tai...

AI more disruptive than internet: Taiwan TSMC founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Founder of the world’s largest contract semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC (台積電), Morris Chang (張忠謀), said that the proliferation of artificial intelligence (...

Band mocks 7 Taiwan brands that lost ground after entering China market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of the controversy swirling around Taiwan's "bread master" Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春) after he kowtowed to China in an attempt to save his branch in Shanghai, ...