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Epistar chairman urges Taiwan government to monitor cross-strait partnerships between LED makers

Sep 10, 11:18

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, has indicated he does not object to partnerships or technology transfers between Taiwan- and China-based...

China government approves MediaTek-MStar merger deal

Aug 28, 14:59

China's Ministry of Commerce has approved conditionally the proposed merger between MediaTek and fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor, according to MediaTek.

Taipei government to open new exhibition with help from IT players

Aug 2, 14:24

The city government of Taipei is cooperating with Asustek Computer, Epson and a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to remodel the Pavilion of Dreams, an...

China government likely to issue new LCD TV subsidies in 4Q13

Jul 25, 14:15

Rumors are circulating that the China government is likely to issue new energy-saving subsidies in the fourth quarter of 2013 that will include funding for LCD TV purchases.

China government may issue new wave of LCD TV purchase subsidies

Jul 18, 20:57

The China government has reportedly entered discussions about issuing new energy-saving subsidies that would provide local consumers funding for LCD TV purchases, according to industry...

China white-box tablet players seeing success in landing government procurement orders

Jul 1, 15:46

China-based white-box players are gaining the upper hand in the competition with first-tier brand vendors for tablet procurement orders from Asia Pacific governments due to their...

Taipei government to set up machines for trash dumping, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 28, 16:06

The government of Taipei, Taiwan plans to set up 50-80 refrigeration machines throughout the city for its citizens to dump their trash and will start a 3-month trail in October, charging...

Intel to compete for smart traffic system orders from China government

Jun 25, 13:33

Intel has recently formed cooperation agreement with China-based embedded device maker SBS Science & Technology in Shenzhen, China to compete for smart traffic system orders offered...

China government ends subsidies for TV purchases

May 30, 14:44

The China government has reportedly decided to discontinue subsidies for TV purchases from June 2013.

LCD TV purchases not included in next wave of Taiwan government energy subsidies

May 28, 22:06

The Taiwan government has announced that it will not issue subsidies for LCD TV purchases under its next wave of energy-saving subsidies. This is likely to bring about a 10% decline...

Taiwan government may allow WiMAX operators to upgrade technology

May 28, 13:55

The Taiwan government is inclined towards allowing WiMAX operators to upgrade technology, for example to LTE, with certain conditions, according to minister without portfolio Simon...

Taiwan makers expected to compete for China government LED lighting procurement

Apr 29, 21:21

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) will subsidize procurement of 30 million LED lighting products in 2013 through open-bid competition, and major Taiwan-based...

China government may raise TV panel tariffs from 5% to 8% in July

Apr 29, 16:05

The China government may increase tariffs on TV panels sized 32-inch and above from 5% to 8% by the end of July 2013 in an effort to further promote local panel makers, according...

Asustek to offer cloud computing services through cooperation with Taipei City Government

Apr 2, 22:12

Asustek Computer on April 2 signed an MOU with the Taipei City Government for cooperation to set up five cloud computing application platforms providing cloud computing services in...

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Everlight, Delta Electronics win government procurement of 500,000 LED bulbs

Apr 1, 21:31

Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics and Delta Electronics have won open-bid procurement of 500,000 9W LED light bulbs at a total price of about NT$94 million (US$3.15 million) from...

Digitimes Research: Japan 2013 solar installations to reach over 3GW

Mar 25, 11:08

The Japan government continues to promote the use of renewable energy and lower the percentage of electricity generated from nuclear power. In July 2012, the government announced...

Commentary: Taiwan cloud industrial parks to face reality check

Mar 20, 15:23

In the fourth quarter of 2012, Taiwan's government began announcing projects regarding government cloud services. In January 2013, the governments of Taipei and New Taipei City both...

Taiwan government helps domestic firms enter Australia solar market

Mar 19, 15:35

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy has invited the Australian Solar Council and representatives from large-size engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms to join an investment...

Government will abolish Nuke 4 project if experts label it unsafe, says Taiwan Premier Jiang

Mar 18, 15:10

Approximately 200,000 people joined Taiwan's anti-nuclear protest on March 9, 2013. Some statistics showed that 50-60% of people surveyed were against using nuclear power to generate...

Lenovo acquisition of Blackberry quite unlikely due to Canada government, say Taiwan makers

Mar 13, 15:53

While Lenovo has expressed its willingness to acquire Canada-based vendor Blackberry to enhance its competitiveness in the international business-use PC market, the bid is likely...

Taiwan government setting up environment cloud computing platform

Mar 13, 11:11

Taiwan is constructing a cloud computing platform for environmental administration with a 4-year budget of NT$600 million, according to Environmental Protection Administration (EPA...

Commentary: Nuclear dispute creates opportunity for LED lighting firms

Mar 12, 14:02

Whether Taiwan needs another nuclear power plant has been under heated debate. As more people question the safety of a new nuclear power plant that is being constructed, LED firms...

Gigastorage hopes Taiwan government to increase annual solar installation limit

Mar 8, 10:59

The necessity of having nuclear power plants has been under debate recently in Taiwan. Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage has suggested four ways that the government can take...

Commentary: Does Taiwan need another nuclear power plant?

Feb 26, 11:52

Taiwan is building its fourth nuclear power plant. The main island of Taiwan is only 36,193 square kilometers and already houses three nuclear power plants - two of them in New Taipei...

Acer chairman calls for government help for Taiwan makers to compete in TD-LTE market

Feb 22, 10:33

Acer chairman JT Wang, in his capacity as president of the Taipei Computer Association which organizes the Taipei Telecom Show 2013, at a speech made at the opening of the show on...

China government in discussions whether to issue another wave of energy-saving subsidies

Feb 21, 14:57

The China government is reportedly in discussions over issuing new energy-saving subsidies to consumers for purchasing flat screen TVs and home electronics products such as washing...

China government expected to boost integration of LED makers

Feb 19, 19:42

As the total LED production capacity in China has significantly exceeded demand due to excessive investment over the past three years, the China government is expected to promote...

Some China solar firms hope to terminate long-term material supply contracts

Feb 1, 11:14

Some China-based solar firms hope to terminate long-term polysilicon supply contracts with international firms. The latter noted that it is quite difficult to do so because when the...

Commentary: Reconsideration on Taiwan-Japan industry alliance

Jan 31, 15:02

A Taiwan delegtation formed by government officials, researchers and industry players recently concluded a six-day visit in Japan, where they probed the possibilities of forming strategic...

Commentary: Taiwan central bank needs to adopt necessary measures to face global currency battle

Jan 30, 11:30

The Japan government recently started its quantitative easing (QE) policies putting pressure on other Asia currencies. Taiwan's premier Sean Chen has urged Taiwan's central bank to...

Everlight obtains orders for 55,000 LED street lamps for government projects

Jan 23, 21:49

The Taiwan government plans to switch 180,000 street lamps in four special municipalities to LED, and so far Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has obtained contracts...

Taiwan makers concern about losing order from Japan DSC vendors

Jan 21, 22:39

As Japan has started to implement new policies to drop its exchange rate after the new government came aboard, Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers concern that the new...

Taiwan market: MOEA subsidies help sales of energy-saving home appliances

Jan 18, 15:29

Due to oil and electricity price hikes, the second wave of energy-saving home appliance subsidies introduced by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in 2012 showed positive...

Foxconn to follow government policy and regulations over Sharp investments

Jan 7, 22:07

Commenting on the president of Sharp's recent statement about the cooperation between Sharp and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), Foxconn pointed out that the company...

Leotek wins procurement of 6,000 LED street lamps from Taipei government

Dec 24, 22:44

Leotek Electronics, a LED lighting maker belonging to the Lite-On Group, has won procurement of about 6,000 LED street lamps from Taipei City Government through open-bid competition,...

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    Osram Opto Semiconductors will showcase an OLED prototypes that can be transparent and flexible at PLDC (Professional Lighting Design Convention) from October 29-31, 2009 in Berlin...

    Photo: Company, Oct 22.

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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