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Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

Taiwan market: TBC to make 5-year investment of NT$2 billion in digital cable TV operation

Sep 23, 11:58

Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC), a MSO (multi-system operator of cable TV) in Taiwan, will invest NT$2.0 billion (US$67.8 million) in digital cable TV services over the next...

Taiwan attracts January-August foreign direct investment of over US$2.9 billion

Sep 21, 01:15

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,388 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.949 billion during January-August 2011,...

3M invests in Pixel Qi

Sep 14, 11:38

US-based 3M, through its 3M New Ventures organization, has announced it has invested in Pixel Qi, a developer of next-generation LCD panels with operations in Taiwan and California...

Foxconn to issues corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion

Sep 8, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), on September 8, decided to issue corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion (US$206.11 million). This will be the fourth time in 2011 that...

Intel investment reduction plans may affect PC and semiconductor players

Sep 1, 01:15

Intel, facing weak PC performance, reportedly is considering to temporarily halt its plans to upgrade to a 22nm process at Fab 24, and has decided to delay the launch of its next-generation...

LGD to not expand capacity in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 30, 11:05

LG Display (LGD) will not expand its LCD panel production lines in 2012 due to continuous oversupply of large-area LCD panels, the Korean-language Electronic Times has cited LGD chairman...

Taiwan attracts January-July foreign direct investment over US$2.6 billion

Aug 23, 17:10

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,205 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.62 billion during January-July 2011,...

CMI may be affected by closer Apple-Sharp ties

Aug 18, 15:08

Chimei Innolux (CMI) may see more obstacles to becoming a regular LCD panel supplier for the iPad, as Apple reportedly is working out a deal with Sharp to secure supply from Sharp.

HTC to acquire 51% stake in US-based Beats Electronics

Stockwatch - Aug 11, 15:50

High Tech Computer (HTC) announced on August 11 plans to invest in US-based Beats Electronics for an amount not exceeding US$309 million and will acquire a 51% stake in the company,...

Solomon Systech invests in C2 Microsystems

Aug 10, 10:54

Solomon Systech has announced its investment in C2 Microsystems, a fabless semiconductor company focusing on the development and sales of SoC solutions for Internet TV. The investment...

MediaTek announces investment in Spice Digital

Stockwatch - Aug 1, 11:53

MediaTek has announced that it will invest US$20 million in Spice Digital, an India-based mobile value added service (VAS) company with presences in close to 20 countries.

Taiwan attracts January-June foreign direct investment of over US$2.2 billion

Jul 21, 15:36

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,052 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.268 billion during January-June 2011,...

Rugged notebooks expected to see annual growth of 10% in 2011

Jul 21, 01:50

Despite PC vendors are conservative about consumer demand in Europe and the US in the second half of 2011, rugged notebook makers still expect the rugged notebook market to maintain...

MediaTek to increase investment in 3G, says chairman

Jul 19, 11:54

MediaTek will further strengthen its deployment in the global 3G chipset market by pouring more capital and resources into the development of platform products and application software,...

Quanta to establish chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China

Jul 7, 01:10

Quanta Computer has announced plans to invest US$15 million to set up a subsidiary in Chongqing, China for manufacturing chassis and cooling modules.

VIA sells S3 Graphics to HTC

Jul 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based chipset maker VIA Technologies has announced it will sell its shareholdings in S3 Graphics to its affiliate company High Tech Computer (HTC) for US$300 million. The action...

Foxconn announces plans to expand investments in China subsidiaries

Jul 5, 01:40

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will increase its investments in its subsidiaries in...

Compal adds investment in joint venture case maker in China

Jun 27, 10:12

Taiwan-based notebook PC ODM maker Compal Electronics on June 24 announced the additional investment of US$26.731 million in Compal Precision Module (Jiang Su), a joint venture making...

Compal signs contract with Chongqing government for investment, says paper

Jun 21, 14:23

Taiwan-based Compal Electronics, on June 20, signed a contract with the government of Chongqing, China and is set to establish new production plants in the city, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan attracts January-May foreign direct investment of over US$1.7 billion

Jun 21, 10:52

Taiwan approved 887 foreign direct investment projects (excluding ones from China) totaling US$1.729 billion during January-May 2011. On an annual basis, the number of projects increased...

Walsin Group to set up PCB production base in western China with five-year investment of US$600-800 million

Jun 21, 01:30

The PSA (passive system alliance) Business Group under the Taiwan-based Walsin Group has signed with the local government of Yongchuan Area under Chongqing City, western China, to...

China TFT-LCD equipment investment to peak with global share of 60% in 2012

Jun 17, 01:05

TFT-LCD panel makers' total investment in production equipment in China will peak in 2012, with total investment to surpass that in South Korea to reach a global share of 60%, according...

Taiwan attracts January-April foreign direct investment of US$1.39 billion

May 23, 10:46

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 707 foreign direct investment projects (excluding those from China) with a total value of US$1.39 billion during January-April...

TPK to take over control of touch sensor maker Cando

May 19, 01:30

Taiwan-based touch sensor maker TPK Holding has announced to obtain 19.9% of shareholding in Cando with a price of NT$31 (US$1.08) per share and the process will allow TPK to become...

ESMT reportedly to make investment in fellow IC design firm Eon

May 11, 11:11

Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), which mainly designs and supplies specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips used in LCD TVs, mobile phones and other consumer products, is looking...

Datang to make further investment in SMIC

May 9, 11:27

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced that state-owned Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings will subscribe to...

Southeast Asia may become production hub in the future

May 3, 01:30

Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacture's Association has recently released an investigation report for investment risk and environment of Southeast Asia and India in hoping...

Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

May 3, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...

Taiwan president meets Yahoo CEO Bartz

Apr 29, 16:36

Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou, at an April 28 meeting with Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, invited Yahoo to increase investment in Taiwan and set up its East Asia operational center in Taiwan,...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1 billion in 1Q11

Apr 21, 10:56

Taiwan approved 533 foreign direct investment projects (excluding those from China) worth a total of US$1.061 billion during the first quarter of 2011, with the number of projects...

IC packager ASE steps up investment in China

Apr 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has revealed plans to invest a total of US$1.2 billion on manufacturing facilities in Shanghai,...

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...

Foxconn confirms Brazil investment plans

Apr 14, 14:56

Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has confirmed plans to invest in Brazil and pointed out that the company has been evaluating the Brazil investments for...

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  • TPK posts 1H14 net EPS of NT$1.37

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  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | 8h 8min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 17min ago

  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

    Before Going to Press | 8h 30min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 31min ago

  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | 8h 33min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 34min ago

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