Taiwan proposes lucrative supply chain cooperation with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is seeking to expand the scope of its cooperation with the U.S., with the East Asian country saying this would create tens of millions of dollars in value and up to...

Taiwan’s TSMC reveal details about 3 nm process technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to continue expanding its use of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography tools for its next-generation 3 nm (N3) node...

TSMC raises 2020 revenue forecast on strong 5G demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) raised its 2020 revenue forecast on Thursday (Oct. 15) based on strong demand for 5G phones and high-performance computin...

Scholar: Taiwan's new eID a juicy target for Chinese hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government proudly presents its new electronic national identification cards (eID), a prominent engineering professor has lambasted the project as an infr...

Six of China's largest semiconductor projects now halted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The leading Chinese chipmaker confirmed the rumor on Sunday (Oct. 4) that the U.S. is placing export restrictions on its suppliers and warned of a potential impact on its ...

Taiwan to roll out electronic ID card in July 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new generation of Taiwan’s national electronic identification cards (eID) will be officially introduced in July of next year, according to the Ministry of the In...

Founder of Taiwan's TSMC says US economy hinges on presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder and former CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said Saturday (Oct. 3) that the upcoming U.S. presidential election will h...

Taiwan's TSMC pushes English training for employees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) said the company is funding various language-acquisition programs to improve the spoken and written English of its em...

Taiwan’s TSMC planning two advanced packaging facilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is planning to build two fabrication plants dedicated to next-generation integrated circuit packaging. According to a ...

Taiwan set to see $103 billion in semiconductor exports in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to yield NT$3 trillion (US$102.9 billion) in output value of semiconductor products for the year 2020, with the objective of NT$5 trillion by 2030 highl...

US slaps China’s biggest chipmaker SMIC with sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government on Friday (Sept. 25) announced sanctions on China’s biggest chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC). In a letter, t...

President Tsai sees Taiwan as world's semiconductor manufacturing leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told leading figures in the Taiwanese semiconductor sector on Thursday (Sept. 24) that she wanted to turn the country into a world leader in a...

TSMC says US-China deleveraging could increase semiconductor costs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the U.S. and China seek to shift their supply chains amid ongoing trade tensions, the effects on the semiconductor industry could lead to increased costs and a restrict...

TSMC plans to establish foundries all over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, will establish foundries all over the country as it prepares to launch a...

Taiwan rates historic visit by US undersecretary of state a success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unprecedented visit by U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach was very productive and will lead to a deepening of th...