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Hua Hong, Grace complete merger

Jan 2, 15:49

Hua Hong Semiconductor and Grace Semiconductor, China's second- and third-largest contract chipmakers, have jointly announced the completion of a merger between the two companies...

Electricity shortage problem in China to continue, says report

Dec 28, 15:56

The rise of the renewable energy industry in China has been causing investments into fossil fuel electricity generation projects to decrease. According to experts from China Electricity...

China targets solar PV installations to reach 15GW in 2015

Dec 27, 14:59

The 2015 solar PV installation target for China's 12th Five-Year Plan for renewable energy has been increased to 15GW, 50% higher than the previous target. According to China media,...

solar cell

China solar installations in 2012 to reach 3GW, says report

Dec 22, 11:29

China's solar installations may reach 3GW in 2012, according to China news outlet NE21. Due to strong support from the central and local governments, the solar industry in China has...

China government to announce LED subsidies

Dec 21, 01:10

The LED lighting product subsidy program for the 12th Five Year Plan has been set up by China's National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Finance and will be announced...

Taiwan government to install 250,000 LED street lamps in 2012

Dec 19, 15:24

The China government has announced the initiation of the second round of replacing street lamps in selected cities, and the Taiwan government has aslo announced a plan to provide...

LED lamps

Growth of the LED market: Q&A with James Jenson, vice president of LED business unit at Veeco

Dec 13, 15:22

US-based MOCVD equipment provider Veeco currently ranks number one in global market share with 50%. Digitimes sat down with James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business...

James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business unit

China MOCVD equipment to reach 756 units in 2011

Dec 7, 01:20

The LED market in China has been experiencing low demand, however, due to subsidies provided by local governments, new installations of MOCVD equipment in 2011 will likely reach 420...

Europe unlikely to launch anti-dumping, anti-subsidy investigation of China-made PV products

Dec 2, 11:31

While the US Department of Commerce has launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation of solar cells and modules imported from China, Europe, the largest market for China-made...

solar module

China solar firms with government support more likely to weather the current storm of low demand

Nov 30, 01:10

Some China-based solar firms are expected to shutdown operations and exit the market due to low demand. Industry sources indicated the firms that are experiencing problems are those...

China LED lighting subsidy may be limited

Nov 28, 14:48

Players in the LED industry may be disappointed as the China government's subsidy for their lighting products may be much smaller than anticipated.

LED lighting

China-US solar trade war looming

Nov 28, 14:10

Responding to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations taken by the US government on China-based solar firms, the Ministry of Commerce in China has announced to initiate similar...

solar cell

LED industry anticipates product subsidies from China government to be announced at 2011 year-end

Nov 17, 14:26

Recently announced plans by the China government to abolish the importation and sale of incandescent light bulbs has been boosting confidence in the LED industry.

China LED lighting market to experience rapid growth in next few years

Oct 14, 15:41

Studies show that total market size of the global lighting market (includes both LED and traditional lightings) in 2010 was US$79.3 billion. Demand is expected to increase due to...

Low demand likely to cause 10% of China-based LED chipmakers to close in 2H11

Oct 13, 14:19

Due to heavy losses resulting from weak demand as well as over expansion, about 10% of LED companies in China are expected to withdraw from the segment soon. The rapid growth of the...

Solar demand in China to boom

Sep 29, 10:04

PV system installations in China are forecast to reach 2.5-3GW in 2011, and expand further to 5GW in 2012, according to industry sources.

solar panels

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms struggle to survive

Aug 23, 15:34

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms have been marginalized by large-size integrated counterparts during the second quarter of 2011 when demand was low. The return of demand...

Capacity expansion by China-based integrated solar firms

Loongson continues developing MIPS-based CPUs

Aug 11, 11:20

MIPS Technologies has announced that Loongson Technology has licensed the MIPS32 and MIPS64 architectures for continued development of MIPS-based Loongson CPU cores.

Taiwan PC supply chain players facing bankruptcy crisis in China

Aug 4, 01:10

Taiwan-based PC supply chain players are facing a crisis of being bankrupted in China as the China government started executing new social insurance policies in July which will significantly...

SMIC appoints new chairman, acting CEO

Jul 18, 10:37

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Zhang Wenyi as chairman, an executive director of the board, and acting CEO of the company...

Taiwan-based LED firms invest heavily in China

Jul 8, 14:43

Taiwan-based LED firms have been aggressively entering the market in China. According to statistics, the accumulated investments into China from Taiwan-based firms have exceeded NT$40...

SMIC likely to face top management shake-up, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 1, 10:29

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) president and CEO David NK Wang, along with other top executives including CFO Gary Tseng, chief business officer Chris...

China might delay issuance of panel facility licenses

Jun 28, 16:19

The LCD panel industry in China has been expanding rapidly. Many firms have been trying to enter the panel industry in China. However, due to oversupply concerns, the point of time...

SMIC wraps up deal to share ownership of Wuhan fab

May 13, 01:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Hubei Science & Technology Investment Group announced on May 12 the formal signing of a joint venture agreement...

SMIC to draw investment from China wealth fund

Apr 19, 10:26

Contract chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced a definitive investment agreement between the company and China Investment Corporation...

Shanghai Huali 12-inch fab pilot run delayed to end of 2011, says China media

Jan 17, 16:58

Construction of a 12-inch wafer fab by Shanghai Huali Microelectronics, which is majority-owned by the Shanghai government, has experienced delays, according to China media reports...

China to kick off large-scale TD-LTE trial run in six cities

Jan 3, 12:16

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has approved a comprehensive plan to undertake large-scale trials of TD-LTE (Time Division-Long Term Evolution) in six...

China government sets hard to reach 3G user base target, says report

Dec 24, 13:45

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) aims at 150 million subscribers of 3G communication services in the China market in 2011, a difficult goal viewing that...

Delta Greentech, only Taiwan company to win bid for China Golden Sun project

Nov 26, 14:10

Delta Electronics has confirmed that its subsidiary Delta Greentech has been named as one of the PV inverter suppliers for the China government's Golden Sun project aimed at subsidizing...

Datang to raise stake in SMIC, says report

Nov 23, 01:55

Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings has agreed to acquire US$102 million worth of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) shares to bring its stake...

Rare earth element embargo will increase prices of high-tech products, says Information Network

Nov 9, 16:05

Manufacturers of a broad spectrum of high-tech products are feeling the impact of price hikes in rare earth element-based processing materials because of the Chinese embargo, according...

SMIC to acquire part of Wuhan fab ownership

Oct 29, 11:54

China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has said it has reached an agreement with the Wuhan municipal government to share the ownership...

TI announces first wafer plant in China

Oct 15, 15:55

Texas Instruments (TI) has announced the opening of its first wafer plant in China, an 8-inch manufacturing facility located in the Chengdu High-tech Zone.

China plans to spend 5 trillion yuan on developing new energy industries in 2011-2020

Sep 30, 14:23

A plan to spend five trillion yuan (US$747.3 billion) from 2011 to 2020 on the development of new energy industries has reportedly been submitted to China's State Council, and the...

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