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Taiwan makers lower Ultra HD TV shipments amid increased competition from China and Korea makers

Aug 5, 13:58

Taiwan panel makers are reportedly lowering their shipments for Ultra HD TV panels in the second half of 2013 due to lower-than-expected sales as well as to increased competition...

China imposes antidumping security deposit on polysilicon imported from US, South Korea

Jul 19, 14:48

China's Ministry of Finance has decided to impose an anti-dumping security deposit on solar-grade polysilicon imported from several US- and South Korea-based producers beginning July...

Korea 8.5G TV panel fabs in China to shift to 48- and 49-inch production

Jul 2, 20:44

Two Korea-based panel makers' 8.5G fabs in China will reportedly focus on production of 48- and 49-inch TV panels, according to industry sources.

Korea panel makers to increase Ultra HD TV panel production in 3Q13

Jul 2, 15:08

Korea-based panel makers have plans to begin mass producing 55-, 65- and 75-inch Ultra HD TV panels in the third quarter of 2013, according to industry sources.

Korea TV vendors hold top spots in TV sales during 1H13; may display new OLED TV products at IFA

Jun 24, 15:21

Korea-based TV vendors are expected to have held the top spots in TV sales throughout the first half of 2013, with Samsung Electronics expected to come in at number one followed by...

Digitimes Research: South Korea firms mixed on solar business developments

Jun 18, 16:45

The solar market seemed promising for South Korea-based big enterprises such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. However, continuous loss has pushed these firms to modify the business str...

UMC opens Korea office

Jun 13, 11:23

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the opening of a new office in South Korea to expand business regionally and provide support to local customers.

Taiwan FPCB makers facing increasing competition from rivals in Korea, China, says Zhen Ding executive

Jun 11, 16:43

2013 will prove to be a crucial year for Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers due to increasing competition from rival companies in Korea and China, according to Shen Ching-fang, chairman...

Digitimes Research: South Korea accounts for 97% of AMOLED panel sales in 2012

Jun 11, 12:45

South Korea was responsible for over 97% of AMOLED panel sales in 2012 largely due to panel makers in the nation cooperating with AMOLED material and equipment providers both in and...

Digitimes Research: South Korea display equipment firms to see rising revenues in 2013

May 31, 11:33

For the third consecutive year, AMOLED capex at South Korea-based Samsung Display will exceed LCD panel capex in 2013. Samsung Display has been investing in OLED production and increasingly...

TSMC presence in advance process market remains strong

May 20, 22:50

A report has claimed that Samsung Electronics' combined production of chips using advanced 32/28nm process technologies accounted for roughly 50% of the global production of the same...

Samsung to start selling OLED TVs in Korea in June

May 6, 22:18

Samsung Electronics is expected to start selling its 55-inch OLED TVs in South Korea as of June 2013, according to industry sources, adding the company will release the products in...

Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

Panel industry yet to be affected by rising tensions in Korea, says Amtran chairman

Apr 11, 13:42

The panel industry has yet to be affected by rising tensions between North and South Korea, according to Amtran chairman Alpha Wu.

Alpha Wu, chairman of Amtran

Samsung Display expected to fall out of Apple supply chain, says Korea media report

Mar 26, 15:41

Apple is unlikely to further use displays made by Samsung Display throughout 2013, as the company has yet to send a request for quotation (RFQ) to Samsung, according to a Korea-based...

Digitimes Research: South Korea sets 2013 new solar installation target at 230MW

Mar 19, 11:17

In the beginning of 2012, the South Korea government adopted the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy. Due to falling prices of related equipment, firms have been participating...

Korea FTC OKs MediaTek, MStar merger

Mar 18, 21:25

South Korea's antitrust agency Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved MediaTek's proposal to merge with MStar Semiconductor, according to the companies.

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MediaTek making last-ditch effort to seek approval for its merger with MStar

Mar 5, 14:13

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor reportedly have mapped out measures to counter any possible decisions by the governments of China and Korea over the two companies' merger plan as...

South Korea sapphire makers to benefit from Rubicon-LG Innotek contract termination

Feb 22, 11:29

US-based sapphire substrate maker Rubicon has announced fourth-quarter 2012 revenues with on-quarter increase. However, the contract between Rubicon and Korea-based LG Innotek ended...

Largan lands handset lens module orders from South Korea

Feb 1, 11:07

Taiwan-based Largan Precision has, for the first time, obtained orders for lens modules from a South Korea-based smartphone vendor, company CEO Lin En-ping said at a January 31 investors...

Digitimes Research: Korea LED lighting firms Kumho and Posco see significant revenues growth in 2012

Jan 18, 11:50

South Korea-based tier-two LED lighting firms Kumho Electric and Posco LED saw 2012 revenues grow 121% and 184% respectively on year.

Digitimes Research: Iljin Display expected to become number one touch screen supplier in Korea by the end of 2012

Dec 27, 15:58

Korea-based touch panel maker Iljin Display is expected to reach the number one spot in Korea in terms of revenues generated from touch panel shipments in 2012, according to Digitimes...

Polysilicon firm OCI sees net loss for first time in 3Q12

Dec 24, 09:40

When the solar industry was experiencing a boom before 2010, many firms were attracted to enter the market and began massive investments, causing an oversupply which has seen many...

China may levy 30-50% punitive tariffs on polysilicon from EU, US, and Korea in 1Q13

Dec 11, 10:35

China's government reportedly has made a preliminary decision to levy punitive tarrifs on polysilicon imports from EU, South Korea, and US in the first quarter of 2013 in line with...

STATS ChipPAC to expand operations in Korea

Nov 20, 13:42

STATS ChipPAC has announced plans to expand its semiconductor assembly and test operation in South Korea. The Singapore-based backend house added that it has signed a non-binding...

Digitimes Research: South Korea aggressively promotes LED commercialization policies

Nov 8, 14:40

To promote the commercialization of LED lighting, South Korea's Knowledge Economy Ministry announced in 2006 a "15/30" plan, which means to achieve 30% LED lighting commercialization...

ASE breaks ground on new factory in Korea

Sep 28, 14:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) recently broke ground on its second factory located in Paju City, Gyeonggi province, Korea. The new plant is slated for commercial operation...

ASE to expand operations in Korea

Commentary: Island dispute delays multi-lateral FTA between China, Japan, and South Korea

Sep 28, 10:58

The recent island disputes between Japan and China, and Japan and South Korea are likely to delay the formation of a multi-lateral free trade agreement (FTA) between the three countries...

Lite-On Semi lands new orders for ambient-light sensors

Sep 14, 15:22

Lite-On Semiconductor expects sales generated from its proximity and ambient-light sensor business to boost significantly in the second half of 2012 as shipments to a new customer...

Taiwan IC backend firms look to expand in Korea

Sep 4, 01:00

Recent moves by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Ardentec suggest that Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing houses are looking to expand their presence in South Korea,...

South Korea solar firms may rise as China peers face trade barriers

Aug 28, 11:12

China-based solar firms have been urging Taiwan-based peers to form alliances in order to compete with South Korea-based solar firms if Europe decides to start anti-dumping and anti-subsidy...

Taiwan TV OEMs look to secure orders from Korea TV vendors

Aug 17, 01:00

Taiwan-based TV OEMs are looking to secure more orders from South Korea-based TV vendors as Japan-based ones are cutting production and continuing to lay off workers, according to...

Digitimes Research: Japan, South Korea LED firms expect 2012 revenues to exceed 2011

Aug 8, 12:12

South Korea- and Japan-based LED firms reported first-half 2012 financial results. Samsung Electronics, having consolidated its LED supply chain and resources, predicts 2012 total...

Korea smartphone vendors eager to launch 5-inch models in 2H12

Jul 9, 15:54

Three Korea-based handset vendors – Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Pantech – all plan to launch smartphones with a display size of 5-inch in the second half of...

Everlight showcases series of LED components at LED Expo 2012 in Korea

Jun 26, 15:07

Everlight recently showcased its new series of LED component products at the 2012 LED Expo in Korea. The company presented a whole series of packages for different applications including...

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