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GlobalFoundries to upgrade Singapore fab from 8-inch to 12-inch, says senior VP

Jun 30, 22:07

GloablFoundries will upgrade its 8-inch fab in Singapore to a 12-inch fab mainly by having equipment moved from a 12-inch fab in Taiwan that it acquired from Taiwan-based DRAM maker...

PTI to acquire Nepes in Singapore

May 2, 10:44

Powertec Technology (PTI) announced on April 29 that it has entered into a share purchase agreement with Nepes to acquire Nepes Pte Ltd (NPL) in Singapore.

Tatung exhibiting smart energy solutions in Singapore

Apr 23, 13:54

Tatung is exhibiting smart-energy system solutions, including electric machines, high-efficiency motors and transformers, smart power meters and electric wires and cables, at the...

GATE reports 4Q13 and full year 2013 earnings

Mar 20, 16:05

Global A&T Electronics (GATE), subsidiary of Singapore-based semiconductor testing and assembly services provider UTAC, has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter...

AMD announces proposed sale and lease-back of AMD Singapore facility

Aug 23, 15:37

AMD has announced that its Singapore subsidiary has entered into a conditional put-and-call option agreement to sell and lease-back its Singapore facility located at 508 Chai Chee...

Globalfoundries on capacity expansion spree

Jun 21, 12:02

Globalfoundries has undertaken major expansion projects to increase production capacity at its manufacturing sites in Singapore and New York to meet growing demand for semiconductors...

Globalfoundries expanding capacity at fabs in Singapore and the US

STATS ChipPAC to pump another US$500 million into expansion in Singapore

May 29, 11:19

STATS ChipPAC has unveiled plans to invest another US$500 million to expand its operations in Singapore, where the IC backend house is headquartered.

UMC Singapore unit expands and puts focus on R&D

May 22, 20:43

United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on May 22 that its 12-inch fab in Singapore has turned into a dedicated R&D facility for advanced specialty process technologies.

JA Solar and Flextronics enjoy booming solar module growth, says IHS

May 2, 12:20

China's JA Solar and Singapore-based Flextronics achieved the fastest growth among the top 10 producers of solar modules in 2012, as the two companies cashed in on the soaring demand...

Singapore IME, UMC team up to develop TSV for BSI sensors

Jun 6, 01:20

Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and United Microelectronics (UMC), the world's second largest foundry company, have announced plans to jointly develop through-silicon...

STATS ChipPAC breaks ground for new factory

Jan 6, 01:20

STATS ChipPAC on January 5 hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new factory in Singapore, according to the chip test and packaging service provider. The new 197,000-square foot...

REC makes further adjustments to wafer capacity in Norway

Jan 5, 10:28

To reduce its exposure towards a continued weak spot market for wafers, Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has decided to initiate a process with the trade unions, with the intention...

AUO to inject additional US$100 million in AFPD

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:35

AU Optronics (AUO) will inject an additional investment of US$100 million in AFPD, a 100% wholly-owned display subsidiary of AUO in Singapore, according to a company filing with the...

Trina Solar establishes Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore

Nov 2, 14:49

Trina Solar, a China-based integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced the establishment of its Asia Pacific operating headquarters in Singapore.

Heraeus Singapore plant to begin operations in November

Oct 12, 14:16

Solar cell silver paste maker Heraeus has announced it plant in Singapore will begin operations in November. Capacity will also be added in Taiwan in 2012 according to previous plans,...

Singapore-based Serial System sets TDR price

Oct 4, 16:02

Singapore-based IC distributor Serial System has set the unit price of its planned TDR (Taiwan depositary receipt) issue at NT$12.25 (US$0.4) per unit. Serial plans to release 28...

REC to assess permanent closedown of parts of production capacity in Norway

Sep 29, 13:39

The Board of Directors of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has resolved to initiate a process, including formal deliberations with the employee representatives to assess permanent...

Taiwan market: Nikon expects to surpass Sony and become the largest MILC player

Sep 22, 01:45

Japan-based Nikon, benefiting from its strong experience in DSLR cameras, expects to surpass Sony to become the largest mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) player in Taiwan...

Masayuki Numako, international planning division senior sales manager of Nikon

Quanta, Wistron, Taiwan Mobile announce cloud computing cooperation

Aug 30, 01:20

Taiwan-based PC makers Quanta Computer and Wistron, and telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile have jointly announced cooperation over cloud computing service with the two PC makers to also...

Smartphones to boom in Southeast Asia, says Canalys

Jun 20, 16:47

About 106 million mobile phones are expected to ship in Southeast Asia in 2011, up 19% from the 90 million units shipped last year, according to Canalys. Driveny primarily by smartphone...

Taiwan BD makers facing strong competition from India-based MBI

May 24, 01:55

Despite global Blu-ray disc (BD) sales are rising in 2011, since Taiwan-based BD makers including CMC Magnetics and Ritek, will only have limited capacity growth in 2011, while competitor...

Micron not ruling out possibility of NAND outsourcing

Apr 26, 12:32

In the face of brisk NAND flash demand, Micron Technology does not rule out building a second fab in Singapore. The memory chip vendor also remains open to outsourcing with the aim...

Intel, Micron open US$3 billion NAND flash facility in Singapore

Apr 22, 01:25

Intel and Micron Technology have expanded their NAND flash memory joint venture operations with the official opening of IM Flash Singapore, according to the companies.

Quanta to set up touch panel joint venture with 3M

Mar 11, 01:45

Quanta Computer has announced plans to set up a joint venture with US-based 3M in Singapore for developing projected capacitive touch technology in order to gain profits from the...

Surging demand changes small- to medium-size panel industry

Mar 2, 01:35

Amid the surging demand for smartphones and other applications for small- to medium-size panels, the overall small- to medium-size industry is changing with NEC to turn wholly owned...

STATS ChipPAC profits surge in 2010

Jan 28, 11:07

STATS ChipPAC, a Singapore-based provider of semiconductor testing and assembly services, has announced net profits soared to US$108 million in 2010 from US$10.1 million in 2009....

Intel personnel change sparks speculation about future of Micron

Dec 30, 14:22

Michael Chen, director of Intel's Asia-Pacific embedded sales and ultra-mobility group, has reportedly resigned from the company. The news comes after comments were made by the CEO...

Intel, Micron to ramp delayed fab in 2Q11

Dec 17, 01:30

Micron Technology has disclosed that a new NAND flash fabrication facility in Singapore, which it invests in with Intel, is scheduled to commence volume production in the second quarter...

Singapore IC distributor applies to issue depositary receipts in Taiwan

Nov 9, 15:14

Serial System, an electronic component distributor listed on the mainboard of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES), has applied to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) to issue TDRs (Taiwan...

Globalfoundries partners with SVTC for MEMS manufacturing

Oct 14, 01:40

Globalfoundries has announced a strategic partnership with SVTC Technologies to accelerate its move to high-volume MEMS manufacturing.

AFPD to contribute 15,000 substrates to AUO AMOLED production in 2011

Aug 3, 14:59

AU Optronics (AUO) is currently installing equipment for AMOLED production at a 3.5G plant, with monthly capacity expected to reach 7,000 substrates by the end of 2010, while the...

ASE to buy EEMS plant in Singapore for US$67.7 million

Aug 3, 11:35

Chip packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced plans to acquire the Singapore unit of Italian chip assembly company EEMS for US$67.7 millio...

Singapore-based foundry SSMC announces US$30 million expansion project

Jul 15, 12:28

Singapore-based foundry Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company (SSMC) - a joint venture of NXP Semiconductor and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) - has announced...

Intel, Micron reportedly resume plan to build fab for NAND flash

Jul 15, 12:24

Industry sources have claimed that Intel and Micron Technology plan to break ground for a new NAND flash fabrication facility in Singapore by the end of 2010, raising concerns that...

Chunghwa Telecom offers daily charge for data roaming in China and other Asian regions

May 14, 14:58

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced a daily charge rate of NT$199 (US$6.28) for using up to 40MB of data roaming service in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia,...

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  • Acer+neoTouch

    Acer neoTouch

    Acer has launched its neoTouch smartphone (known as F1) via telecom carriers Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) in Taiwan, CSL in Hong Kong and SingTel in Singapore, according to...

    Photo: Company, Oct 20.

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    HTC Dream

    Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) and HTC has unveiled the first Android-powered mobile phone for the Asia market, the HTC Dream. The Android-powered mobile device will be available...

    Photo: Company, Feb 5.

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