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US deputy assistant secretary of state lauds Taiwan's role in hi-tech supply chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s role in the global high-tech supply chain is particularly important amid the worldwide chip shortage, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Rick Waters e...

TEDxTaipei founder calls for linking US and Taiwan's chip talent programs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Jason Hsu (許毓仁), the founder of TEDxTaipei, former Kuomintang (KMT) legislator, and technology policy advisor, has called for increased talent exchange between Taiwan and ...

Michigan establishes 'Taiwan Friendship Caucus' to strengthen bilateral ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michigan established a bipartisan “Taiwan Friendship Caucus” on Thursday (March 10), becoming the sixth Midwestern state to do so after Illinois, Wisconsin, Mi...

Taiwan envoy to Canada calls for global democratic framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Taiwan needs to strengthen its own democratic system and establish a collaborative framework with global democratic partners,” envoy to Canada Chen Wen-I (陳文儀...

TSMC founder leverages Taiwan’s chipmaking prowess to lobby for CPTPP bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀) made a case for Taiwan’s inclusion in the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Pa...

Taiwan seeks again to reassure U.S. over tackling chip shortage

TAIPEI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Taiwan is doing all it can to address the global shortage of semiconductors, Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua said on Tuesday after talks with the newly-appointed de facto U.S....

Taiwan’s TSMC mulling US chip packaging plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is thinking about building a chip packaging facility in the U.S. According to Nikkei Asia, the advanced IC packaging facili...

Regulator says Australia must address Google ad dominance

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lack of competition for Google and a lack of transparency in the digital advertising supply chain needed to be addressed because they were impacting pub...

Global semiconductor shortage puts pressure on tech supply chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soaring demand for electronic devices such as smartphones, computers, gaming consoles, and cars has created a global shortage of chips, leading to manufacturing delays, as...

TSMC US foundry plan unchanged whoever wins presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) said on Thursday (Nov. 5) that plans for its new wafer fab in Arizona will not change, regardless of who wins the America...

Study: Google, Amazon ad revenue funds pandemic disinformation

Tech companies including Google and Amazon are paying sites that spread disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic millions in advertising revenue, according to a new study. Over $25 million (&eur...

Taiwan leader meets top US official after her election win

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fresh from a landslide reelection victory, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met Sunday with the de facto U.S. ambassador to Taipei, as China warned that countries should stick with ...

AP Explains: Taiwan's election and its standoff with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese are casting their votes Saturday for the president and legislature of a self-governing island that acts like a sovereign nation yet is not recognized by the U.N. or any...

Taiwan votes with future of its democracy on the line

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. ...

Tsai reaffirms commitment to deepening Taiwan-US trade ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said Dec. 9 that Taiwan is committed to starting negotiations with the U.S. on a bilateral trade agreement and expanding related exchanges across the board to boost economic gro...