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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...

Government incentives to make UK solar hotspot in 2010, says iSuppli

Aug 2, 11:18

Installations of photovoltaic (PV) systems in the UK will amount to 96MW in 2010, up 1,500% from 6MW in 2009, according to iSuppli. While the country's growth will start from a nearly...

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...

Acer chairman speaks out in support of tax incentive for multinational firms

Feb 23, 17:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) originally planned to offer a preferential business income tax rate of 15%, compared with the general rate of 20%, as an incentive to...

China IC production value forecast to rise 15% in 2010, says CSIA

Jan 25, 13:02

The overall production value of China's IC design, manufacturing and backend industries is projected at 120 billion yuan (US$17.6 billion) in 2010, growing 15.4% from 2009, according...

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 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...

SMIC considers giving up two fabs, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 21, 16:47

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is evaluating the possibility of giving up two government-sponsored wafer fabs located in Chengdu and Wuhan, China in order to accelerate...

TSMC seeking green business in China, says company executive

Dec 3, 14:53

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which has set up a new business group to target energy-saving markets such as LED and solar, is seeking opportunities to cooperate...

FC Tseng, vice chairman of TSMC

Stimulus to boost California solar market in 2009, says iSuppli

Sep 17, 11:58

Installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems in California are set to more than double in 2009 compared to 2008 because of incentives from the US stimulus package, defying...

Home-grown IP crucial to future of Taiwan high-tech industry, says Macronix president

May 19, 17:08

Development of home-grown IP and key technologies will play a decisive role in allowing Taiwan's high-tech industry to keep pace with foreign rivals, said Chih-Yuan Lu, president...

President Ma visiting Macronix headquarters

Taiwan TV vendors selected for second round of China stimulus program

May 19, 10:11

Taiwan-based BenQ, TPV Technology (AOC brand), and Proview's affiliate MAG Technology have been selected as suppliers for the China government's second stimulus program for rural...

Solar downturn leads to more mature PV industry, says iSuppli

Apr 20, 10:16

The severe downturn in the global photovoltaic (PV) market in 2009 actually could have a positive outcome for the worldwide solar industry, yielding a more mature and orderly supply...

Microchip looks to expand in Greater China

Apr 16, 10:04

Microchip, a US-based manufacturer of microcontroller unit (MCU), memory and analog semiconductors, regards the Greater China market as a key revenue contributor in 2009. MCU demand...

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Taiwan Memory to submit application for national budget with Micron-Nanya camp to follow suit

Apr 15, 11:02

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) plans to submit an application to the government for a budget of no more than NT$30 billion (US$891 million) from the National Development Fund (NDF) before...

Inotera

China market: LCD TV sales to reach expectation in 2009

Newswatch - Mar 25, 15:58

Based on 2.3 million LCD TV sales in the China market for January, annual sales are estimated to reach the maximum of the original target of 18-20 million units, according to industry...

SMIC readies 45nm production

Mar 18, 16:08

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's top pure-play foundry, will soon receive validation for its 45nm process technology from three China-based IC designers,...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

SEMICON China kicks off spotlighting PV

Mar 17, 16:25

SEMICON China 2009 is taking place in the Pudong district of Shanghai from March 17-19, with more than 800 exhibitors including more than 250 participants from across the photovoltaic...

China-based foundry SMIC lands order for IC cards

Feb 25, 17:04

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has landed an order for chips used to make insurance cards for sale in the China market, according...

Taiwan government-backed memory operation reportedly to source funds from Nanya parent company, and technology from Elpida

Feb 25, 12:26

The Taiwan government is considering inviting the Formosa Plastics Group, the parent company of Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, to co-fund a planned state-run operation called...

Taiwan government sets budget of NT$70 billion for DRAM consolidation plan

Feb 13, 17:18

Taiwan's Economics Minister Chii-Ming Yiin has said that a budget from the National Development Fund, under the government's rescue plan for the island's ailing DRAM industry, will...

Taiwan government to turn more active in supporting local DRAM makers, says minister

Feb 4, 14:30

Chii-Ming Yiin, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, has said that the government is looking to be more actively involved in some consolidation among DRAM chip makers. The government...

Chii-Ming Yiin, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs

ProMOS receives NT$5 billion bank loan

Feb 3, 12:21

ProMOS Technologies, one of Taiwan's financially-troubled DRAM chip suppliers, will receive a syndicated loan of NT$5 billion (US$148 million) from nine local banks, industry sources...

ProMOS headquarter

Timing crucial to DRAM consolidation, says A-Data chairman Simon Chen

Jan 21, 17:11

Digitimes recently talked to Simon Chen, chairman of A-Data Technology, about the Taiwan government's bailout program for the island's fragile DRAM industry. According to Chen, the...

A-Data chairman Simon Chen

Micron CEO to pay another visit to Taiwan this week

Jan 21, 16:03

Micron Technology chairman and CEO Steven Appleton plans to pay another visit to Taiwan this week to meet with executives from Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, according to...

Micron, Nanya and Inotera to submit joint bailout proposal soon, says Inotera executive

Jan 19, 11:13

Merger negotiations between US-based Micron Technology, Taiwan's Nanya Technology and the Micron-Nanya joint venture Inotera Memories are expected to be finalized, according to an...

Inotera president Charles Kao

Commentary: Tech transfer emerging as the key to Taiwan DRAM makers winning government cash

Jan 15, 16:59

The Taiwan government's requests that Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and ProMOS Technologies resubmit their applications for bailout funding with clearer assurances that...

Micron CEO visits Taiwan for integration talks with Nanya and Inotera

Jan 14, 01:15

Steven Appleton, chairman and CEO of Micron Technology, paid a low-profile visit to Taiwan last week for merger negotiations with its strategic partners Nanya Technology and Inotera...

Taiwan MOEA still asking DRAM makers to revise their bailout applications as the deadline approaches

Jan 13, 17:20

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday (Jan 13) invited DRAM makers Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and ProMOS Technologies to a talk about the withdrawal...

PSC chairman says cash more urgently needed than consolidation in DRAM bailout

Jan 12, 14:28

Frank Huang, chairman of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), said that immediate cash bailout should be given priority in the government's rescue plan for the Taiwan DRAM industry...

Elpida said to be switching camp from PSC to ProMOS

Jan 8, 11:59

Japan's Elpida Memory seems to be moving in a different direction in the DRAM industry integration, switching its alliance from Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) to ProMOS...

DRAM maker PSC chairman forgoes salary

Jan 7, 11:17

Frank Huang, chairman of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), has announced that he will forgo his salary until the company returns to profits, in yet another cost-cutting measure...

Non-Korean DRAM makers look to accelerate integration efforts

Dec 19, 12:23

Market watchers have observed that non-Korean DRAM manufacturers have stepped up efforts to exchange resources and enhance partnerships via government support. Such tactics seem to...

Taiwan MOEA confirms it has DRAM rescue plan, but not willing to provide details

Dec 11, 12:41

Chii-Ming Yiin, Taiwan's minister of economic affairs, stated on December 10 that the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved and confirmed a rescue package for local Taiwan...

Solar-cell spot pricing surges by over 10% in a month

Jun 27, 15:45

Spot pricing for solar cells has surged by over 10% in a month with a premium of almost 20% over contract quotes. The upsurge is due to a rapid order pull-in from system maker wishing...

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