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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...

China government concerned about overheating in LED investments

Sep 16, 15:03

Current orders for MOCVD equipment, which is used in LED chip production, from China have reached 1,400-1,600 sets, according to sources from the LED sector, and officials from China's...

Grace names new president and CEO

Sep 14, 16:33

China's Grace Semiconductor has announced that its board of directors has approved the resignation of company president and CEO Ulrich Schumacher. The board decided to have executive...

Mistrust in US and India may limit China telecom gear suppliers growth, says iSuppli

Aug 24, 16:58

Concerns are rising in the US and India over perceived security risks associated with using China-made telecommunications equipment, potentially slowing global sales growth for China's...

Business group bids 0.73 yuan/watt for Xinjiang solar plant project

Aug 18, 12:12

A Chinese business group has submitted a bid of 0.73 yuan (US$0.11) per watt for a 20MWp solar plant project in Hami of the Xinjiang region, according to Chinese media reports. Chinese...

China IT players to hold tablet PC industry summit

Aug 12, 14:27

The China Electronic Appliance (CEAC) and China Video Industry Association (CVIA) plan to jointly hold a tablet PC industry summit in Beijing on August 20 with industry players including...

SMIC denies report it will receive tens of millions from China government

Aug 12, 11:20

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) CEO David Wang has denied that the company is close to receiving tens of millions of dollars from the China government's...

Handset panel inventory level increases in China

Aug 3, 17:01

Demand for handset panels in China started dropping in the second half of the second quarter of 2010 causing inventory levels to rise, according to market sources, as the China government...

iSuppli issues more upbeat outlook on foundry business in 2010

Jul 9, 10:21

iSuppli has raised its revenue forecast for all semiconductor foundry activity for 2010 to US$29.8 billion, up 42.3% from US$22.1 billion in 2009. The firm previously predicted revenues...

China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 33.4% in 2013, says Information Network

Jun 24, 12:00

Massive investments in China's semiconductor industry is paying off as internal production is making inroads on demand, according to The Information Network.

AUO urges Taiwan government to speed up China investment approval

Jun 10, 11:59

AU Optronics (AUO) CEO and president LJ Chen has urged the Taiwan government to speed up the process of allowing its makers to set up LCD fabs in China, as it is crucial for the development...

Loongson reportedly to buy stake in MIPS

Newswatch - Jun 4, 01:10

China's Loongson Technology, a computer-chip designer funded by the Institute of Computing Technologies of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is mulling plans to acquire a 20%...

IMEC China to collaborate on 65nm CMOS process with Huali

May 26, 14:25

Belgium-based IMED has officially opened IMEC China at the Zhangjiang High-tech Park, Shanghai, announcing the signing of a joint development project on 65nm CMOS process technology...

China likely to approve investment proposals from global top-4 LCD panel makers, say sources

Mar 25, 15:24

China is expected to approve investment proposals submitted by the global top-four LCD panel makers - Samsung Electronics, LG Display (LGD), AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux...

Corning plans to establish melting tanks in China

Mar 24, 14:12

Corning, in a seminar at FPD China 2010, pointed out that the company is in negotiation with clients and the China government over a plan to building glass melting tanks in China...

Asia-Pacific chip revenues growth defies downturn in 2009, says iSuppli

Mar 18, 10:56

Combined revenues for semiconductor suppliers headquartered in the Asia-Pacific region reached US$44.5 billion in 2009, up 2.3% from US$43.5 billion in 2008, according to iSuppli...

LCD panel makers vying for China government subsidies, says AUO executive

Feb 1, 12:00

LCD panel makers from Taiwan, Korea and Japan are all eyeing subsidies from the China government for setting up production fabs in China, but there may be only one or two openings...

TSMC chairman's visit to Shanghai sparks speculation

Jan 26, 14:35

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), visited Shanghai last week, sparking speculation that he had been invited by the Chinese city's...

Morris Chang and his wife, Sophie

Shanghai government to invest in new HHNEC-GSMC 12-inch fab

Jan 22, 11:00

The Shanghai municipal government will invest 4.5 billion yuan (US$658.7 million) in a new 12-inch (300mm) wafer fab to be built by a joint venture of Hua Hong NEC (HHNEC) and Grace...

SMIC Wuhan fab to expand foundry services

Dec 30, 16:45

Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch fab managed by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), has revealed plans to expand from memory chip manufacturing...

MediaTek, MStar to see strong orders from China for Lunar New Year

Dec 30, 12:22

IC design houses MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor are expected to see an influx of orders for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday with the China government announcing plans to increase...

SMIC aims to make profit in 2010, says acting CFO

Dec 23, 11:31

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has seen tight capacity at its 12-inch fabs and orders for advanced processes heat up, according to...

WLAN chip players strengthening cooperation with China networking device makers

Dec 9, 13:58

International WLAN chip vendors are stepping up their cooperation with China-based device makers – a move that will challenge the leading position of Taiwan-based suppliers...

China-based media urges China government to reconsider poly-Si restrictions

Dec 8, 11:58

China-based media reports are indicating that, in response to the China government's plan to reduce domestic overcapacity of polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) material by setting...

China-based poly-Si makers expected to reduce to 5-7 in 2010

Nov 27, 16:13

Of the 20-30 poly-Si material makers currently in China, about half have completely, partially or intermittently stopped production and the number is on the rise. Only five to seven...

China provincial governments touting investment by Taiwan-based PV makers

Nov 26, 11:06

Several provincial governments in China, in an attempt to capitalize on the country's Golden Sun PV subsidization program, have offered incentives to tout investment from Taiwan-based...

China government pushes PV subsidization program; 294 demo projects with total capacity of 642MWp planned

Nov 18, 14:54

The China government, in order to boost the execution of Golden Sun, a 2009-2010 subsidization program to promote development of PV technologies and their applications as well as...

China government may cancel BIPV subsidization program

Nov 16, 10:28

The China government is likely to cancel a program to subsidize building-integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPV) at a rate of 20 yuan (US$2.9) per watt because of its overlapping with...

China market: Cap on LCD TV price in government subsidy program may be lifted, reports say

Newswatch - Oct 21, 15:20

China's Ministry of Finance has proposed plans to cancel the current price limits on LCD TVs and other electronics products from suppliers bidding to take part in the country's rural...

Taiwan second-tier LED players obtain orders for China projects

Sep 28, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Opto Tech has landed orders for LED streetlamps from China's government LED lighting program and is expected to start shipments in the fourth quarter of...

China market: Foundry chipmakers calling for extensions on tax exemption

Sep 11, 14:32

Seven foundry chipmakers have jointly submitted a letter to China's municipal governments requesting the further extension of a temporary tax exemption policy, according to a various...

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