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UMC to raise investment in GaAs foundry subsidiary

Newswatch - Aug 21, 16:28

United Microelectronics (UMC) will invest up to NT$600 million (US$20 million) to buy new shares issued by its GaAs foundry subsidiary Wavetek Microelectronics, according to a company...

HTC announces investment in Magnet Systems to strengthen mobile business applications

Aug 21, 16:08

HTC has announced that it will invest US$35.4 million (NT$1.063 billion) to take up a 17.1% stake in US-based software developer Magnet Systems. The investment aims to strengthen...

Taiwan attracts January-July foreign direct investment of nearly US$2.8 billion

Aug 21, 13:49

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,433 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.791 billion in January-July 2012, respectively...

HTC to book investment losses on stake in OnLive

Newswatch - Aug 20, 15:35

HTC has said in a statement it expects to book an investment loss of US$40 million on its stake in US-based on-demand games company OnLive.

Chongqing aims to attract investment from 800 Taiwan notebook component makers at end of 2012

Aug 20, 12:09

The government of Chongqing City, western China, has developed the Chongqing Taiwan-investment Industrial Park specifically for Taiwan-based notebook component makers to set up factories...

Taiwan needs to loosen restrictions against cross-straight investment in panel industry, says minister

Aug 9, 14:53

The panel industry in Taiwan may continue to face crises in the future if the government does not loosen its restrictions for allowing investors from China to invest in or merge with...

Foxconn reiterates agreement to take a stake in Sharp with price to be renegotiated

Aug 6, 12:08

Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reiterated that it has reached an agreement with Sharp to renegotiate the prices for purchasing a stake in the Japanese...

Terry Guo

Quanta chairman reportedly may invest in VMware

Jul 31, 01:25

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam has recently sold shares totaling a 1.67% stake in Quanta through global depositary receipts (GDR) for a price of US$150 million, accounting for...

Taiwan attracts January-June foreign direct investment of over US$2.3 billion

Jul 23, 11:23

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,172 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.362 billion in January-June 2012, respectively...

LED firm Genesis steps up investment in China

Jul 20, 11:11

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics is scheduled to invest US$35 million in 2012 in China on the construction of its plant in Kunshan, southern China. The plant is expected...

Genesis

Foxconn evaluating investment in Indonesia

Jul 20, 10:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly plans to invest US$1 billion to set up production facilities in Indonesia targeting domestic demand. Foxconn stated that...

Foxconn reportedly in disagreement with Brazil government

Jul 19, 01:40

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) investment in Brazil reportedly is facing some issues as the two sides are currently having disagreements over investment projects...

UMC reportedly seeking investment from Qualcomm

Jul 13, 01:25

UMC has approached Qualcomm to participate its upcoming private placement with an aim to establish a strategic partnership with the chip vendor, according to industry sources.

TSMC evaluating ASML investment proposal

Jul 11, 14:19

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has confirmed that it has received an investment proposal from ASML Holding for joint development of advanced chipmaking technology,...

Foxconn chairman guarantees investment in Sakai Factory is virtually risk free

Jul 5, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has reportedly pledged his own 160,000,000 shares in the company to accumulate a fund for investments in Sharp's...

Wistron to add US$20 million investment in China joint venture

Jul 4, 02:00

Wistron will invest US$20 million in BriVision Optronics (Zhongshan), its LCD TV module joint-venture with AU Optronics (AUO) in southern China, according to the company.

Foxconn Group suffers book loss of over NT$6.4 billion from investment in Sharp

Jun 25, 12:28

Four members of the Foxconn Group made a combined investment of JPY66.907 billion (US$30.9 million) in Japan-based Sharp for a 9.88% stake, but have suffered a total book loss of...

Taiwan attracts January-May foreign direct investment of over US$2.1 billion

Jun 21, 11:43

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 966 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.115 billion in January-May 2012, respectively...

Foxconn to see profitability in 2013, says chairman

Jun 19, 01:50

Facing shareholders questioning that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has always emphasized revenue growth over profit, company chairman Terry Guo pointed out that...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman promised to see profit growth in 2013

Taiwan attracts January-April foreign direct investment of over US$1.8 billion

May 22, 11:22

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 716 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.829 billion in January-April 2012, respectively...

Foxconn says no to rumors of planning to seek strategic investment from clients

May 17, 01:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has refuted a rumor the company plans to form strategic alliances via mutual investments with clients such as Apple and Hewlett-Packard...

Inventec founder released on bail on reality investment-related charges

May 4, 16:56

Inventec founder Yah Kuo-Yi was released on bail at NT$5 million (US$) on the night of May 3 after being arrested and charged for using surrogates to conduct speculative reality in...

PTI expects 20-25% sales growth in 2Q12

May 3, 01:40

Powertech Technology's (PTI) consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2012 will increase 20-25% sequentially as a result of its strategic investment in Greatek Electronics,...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

China wireless infrastructure investment to peak in 2014, says IHS

Apr 26, 01:00

Increasing expenditures on equipment intended to support the rollout of 4G LTE wireless services are expected to cause China's total spending on mobile infrastructure gear to peak...

Taiwan attracts January-March foreign direct investment of over US$1 billion

Apr 23, 12:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 540 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.056 billion in January-March 2012, respectively...

Government of Chongqing, China reportedly to accelerate subsidy to notebook players

Apr 3, 01:10

After the sudden replacement of Chongqing's committee secretary in China, the government of Chongqing reportedly will accelerate the subsidy it promised to notebook players as a pacification...

Foxconn to subscribe to CMI new shares

Mar 28, 16:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Inudstry) and its associated companies will subscribe to new shares to be released by Chimei Innolux (CMI) in 2012-2014 based on the portion...

Taiwan attracts January-February foreign direct investment of over US$442 million

Mar 21, 13:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 323 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$442.51 million in January-February 2012,...

Acer chairman reportedly to visit Chongqing for a cloud computing event

Mar 20, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang reportedly will visit Chongqing, China for a cloud computing-related event to promote its AcerCloud, which is set to launch in April and since Chongqing's Committee...

JT Wang

SMIC secures US$600 million syndicated loan

Mar 19, 11:52

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest semiconductor foundry, has announced that SMIC (Beijing) has signed a syndicated loan agreement for a total of US$600...

Taiwan DSC makers aggressive striving for MILC orders

Mar 6, 01:20

Taiwan digital still camera (DSC) makers, seeing first-tier camera brand vendors have all started entering the development stage for their new machines for 2013, are aggressively...

Taiwan DSC makers are aggressive striving for MILC orders

Getac to push rugged PC and notebook component businesses in 2012

Mar 1, 01:05

Getac Technology, after stopping its notebook OEM business, is turning its focus to the rugged PC industry, and is also pushing its car electronics and fiberglass chassis businesses...

Getac chairman

Taiwan attracts January foreign direct investment of over US$237 million

Feb 21, 10:04

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 159 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$237.5 million in January 2012, respectively...

Foxconn ready to start production of smartphones, tablet PCs in Brazil

Feb 1, 15:33

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has finished preparations at its assembly lines for smartphones and tablet PCs in Brazil and is ready to kick off production, according...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$4.9 billion in 2011

Jan 30, 12:23

Taiwan approved 2,283 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.955 billion in 2011, respectively increasing by 11.80% and by 30.01% on year,...

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