Taiwan maintains global leadership in IC wafer fab capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan maintained its global leadership in integrated circuit 200mm-equivalent wafer fab capacity for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S.-based IC Insights Inc. ...

China to buy more semiconductors from U.S. to end trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China was likely to buy more semiconductors from the United States in an attempt to resolve the trade war, but U.S. manufacturers feared the offer was a ploy to obtain mor...

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, profits in music, movies

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony is reporting a 45 percent surge in fiscal third-quarter profit on tax reductions, a favorable exchange rate and gains in its music segm...

Science and Technology Minister sets 3 goals for Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inaugurating the Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute (TSRI) Wednesday at the Hsinchu Science Park, Minister of Science and Technology, Chen Liang-gee (陳良基), envisions ...

TSMC leads domestic Taiwanese firms in patent apps 3rd year in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductors Corporation (TSMC) led the country in new patent applications by a domestic firm in 2018, according to a report released on Jan. 28 by the Intellectu...

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&...

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...

Canadian Technology Accelerator to spur Taiwan-Canada innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Innovation, entrepreneurship, and joint ventures between Canada and Taiwan are now easier to achieve, with the launch of the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in Taipe...

Trade war will affect all of Taiwan’s industries: TSMC CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – C.C. Wei (魏哲家) CEO and Vice President of TSMC (台積電) said that the U.S.-China trade war will affect all of Taiwan’s industries, including semiconductors, on Nov. 27, ...

Major Kaohsiung mayoral candidates face off in TV debate

Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang's (KMT) Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) squared off Monday night in their only head-to-head debate ahea...

Taiwan’s semiconductor industry expected to grow by 4.5-5.3% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) expects Taiwan’s semiconductor industry to grow by 4.5-3.5 percent in 2019, with total output...

Morris Chang: Endeavors and hard work are critical to future of Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) founder and former chairman Morris Chang (張忠謀) said during a radio interview on Tuesday that future endeavors and hard work...

US Treasury issues new rules on foreign investments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has issued new rules on foreign investments into American companies that will give the government more power to block foreign transactions on national securit...

Two dozen foreign companies to invest in Taiwan: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 23 companies from overseas will sign letters of intent next week to invest in Taiwan, while 30 Taiwanese companies were also likely to join the flow into the island, ...

Manufacturing sector posts sales growth for 7th straight quarter in Q2

Taiwan's manufacturing sector recorded a year-on-year increase in sales for the 7th consecutive quarter in the second quarter of 2018 on the back of rising global demand, according to the Ministry...