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TSMC orders equipment for NT$3 billion

Stockwatch - Jun 30, 10:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced purchases of manufacturing equipment and facilities totaling NT$3.05 billion (US$94.4 million) from Tokyo Electron,...

IC design houses allocating 28/40nm orders to UMC, SMIC

Jun 29, 10:59

IC design houses have allocated more of their 28/40nm chip orders to United Microelectronics (UMC) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) due to tight supply from Taiwan...

Taiwan market: Commtiva to market Sharp smartphones starting July

Jun 28, 14:02

Taiwan-based Commtiva Technology, a smartphone marketing arm of Foxconn Electronics, will begin to market Sharp's smartphones in Taiwan in the first half of July, according to the...

Wistron buys back 15.46 million treasury stocks

Stockwatch - Jun 27, 21:41

Wistron spent NT$331.75 million (US$10.2 million) to buy back 15.46 million treasury stocks at a price point of NT$21.46 per stock on June 27, according to a company's posting on...

Intel to initialize 3rd wave of layoffs that could affect Taiwan suppliers

Jun 27, 15:36

Intel will start its third wave of layoffs at the end of June, targeting mainly its worldwide sales and marketing units. The move is expected to affect players in Taiwan's supply...

Intel tightening up its personnel

Taiwan market: APT to launch VoWiFi services

Jun 24, 15:42

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) plans to launch new LTE telecom services, including VoWiFi, according to company chairman Fang-ming Lu.

Taiwan sets 2025 target renewable energy installation capacity at 27.423GW

Jun 24, 15:31

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs, in line with the Taiwan government's goal of no nuclear power generation in 2025, has set a target total installation...

Compal chairman expects Taiwan exports to benefit from rising Japanese Yen

Jun 24, 15:12

Commenting on the UK's referendum over EU membership, Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu said the passing of the referendum it is likely to affect Taiwan, Asia and even the UK itself...

Rock Hsu, Compal chairman

Apple developing Micro LED panels for Apple Watch, say Taiwan makers

Jun 24, 10:35

While Apple adopted OLED panels for Apple Watch, the company is developing Micro LED panels which may be used in place of OLED at the earliest in the second half of 2017, according...

Taiwan May manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

Jun 24, 10:31

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 109.35 for May 2016, increasing 5.90% on month and 1.93% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan market: 641,000 handsets sold in May, says CNA

Jun 23, 20:51

There were 641,000 handsets, mostly smartphones, sold in the Taiwan market in May, decreasing 1.3% on month, according to Taiwan-based Central News Agency (CNA).

Taiwan market: Sony unveils Ultra HD filming solutions

Jun 23, 15:39

Sony has launched a full series of Ultra HD professional filming and storage solutions in Taiwan. Since Sony is already the largest professional video camcorder vendor worldwide,...

Google plans to use renewable energy for data center expansion in Taiwan

Jun 23, 14:50

Google has not changed plans to expand its existing data center in central Taiwan, but plans to purchase renewable energy instead of constructing a power plant, and hopes to help...

Dow Chemical continues to ramp up CMP production in Taiwan

Jun 22, 15:32

Dow Chemical held recently a groundbreaking ceremony for the fourth-phase expansion project of its chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) plant in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, according...

Taiwan May unemployment rate down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Jun 22, 14:15

Taiwan had 449,000 jobless citizens in May 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.84%, down 0.02pp on month but up 0.22pp on year, according to statistics released by the Directorate-General...

Inventec expects to achieve NT$460 billion revenues in 2017

Jun 22, 13:59

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company in the past 12 months has been integrating its resources in Taiwan and China and transforming its businesses to focus...

China, Taiwan TV panel makers adopt Cd-free quantum dot technology, says Nanoco COO

Jun 22, 12:31

While Samsung Electronics took the initiative to launch super Ultra HD LCD TVs based on cadmium (Cd)-free quantum dot technology in March 2015, China- and Taiwan-based panel makers...

Hoya to shift LCD photomask production to Taiwan, Korea

Jun 21, 17:43

Japan-based Hoya, which has halted production of photomasks and other products at its Kumamoto plant since April 15 due to damage by earthquakes and an earthquake-induced fire in...

Notebook ODMs eye medical electronics device opportunity

Jun 21, 15:19

ODMs have been partnering with medical product players to push into the medical electronics device market. Compal Electronics recently cooperated with Portugal-based Alert Life Science...

Sales of HTC 10 higher than expected in Taiwan, Japan, says company

Jun 21, 13:41

HTC expects its sales performance in the Taiwan market in the second quarter of 2016 to be better than that a quarter earlier due to strong sales of its flagship model the HTC 10,...

Without new thinking, Taiwan IT industry will have no road to go, says Stan Shih

Jun 20, 21:26

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on Taiwan's IT industry, pointed out that the industry used to rely heavily on strategy of pushing volume, but earning thin profits and this relatively...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Taiwan May export order value up on month, down on year, says MOEA

Jun 20, 21:24

Taiwan received export orders worth US$33.73 billion in total in May 2016, increasing 1.7% on month but decreasing 5.8% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5 billion in January-May, says MOEA

Jun 20, 21:20

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,346 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.178 billion in January-May 2016, respectively...

Taiwan IC design sector should open doors to China capital, says MediaTek chairman

Jun 20, 14:56

China-based enterprises should be allowed to invest in Taiwan's IC design houses, according to MediaTek chairman MK Tsai.

MediaTek chairman MK Tsai

FET to cooperate with Ericsson to set up 5G lab in Taiwan

Jun 17, 11:22

Mobile telecom carrier Far EasToneTelecommunications (FET) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ericsson to set up the first 5G laboratory in Taiwan.

Lite-On Technology displays LED automotive headlight module at Taiwan photonics show

Jun 17, 10:21

EMS provider Lite-On Technology is showcasing a multi-chip LED automotive headlight module at 2016 Photonics Festival tin Taiwan during June 15-17.

Lenovo Taiwan eyes growth in PC and server businesses

Jun 16, 14:40

Lenovo is aiming to increase its PC sales in Taiwan by 10% on year in 2016 and is also looking to raise its share in Taiwan's server market by 10pp, according to Lenovo Taiwan's general...

Ted Chen, general manager of Lenovo Taiwan

Taiwan LED makers to see fast growing demand for automotive lighting, says Lextar chairman

Jun 16, 11:44

Taiwan's LED industry will see fast growth in the automotive lighting segment, which will account for over 10% of total LED production value in the near future, up from the curent...

Lextar chairman and CEO David Su

Taiwan Mobile to speed up overseas expansion projects

Jun 15, 22:24

The Taiwan Mobile Group will step up its internationalization process in 2016 with plans to expand its online shopping platform, momoshop.com, as well as its telecom services in Southeast...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$12 billion

Stockwatch - Jun 15, 10:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced machinery equipment purchases totaling NT$12.11 billion (US$373.41 million) from nine companies, Advanced Micro Fabrication...

Taiwan Mobile posts highest EPS for May

Newswatch - Jun 15, 10:45

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has reported an EPS of NT$0.52 for May, the highest among Taiwan's telecom operators. Rival companies Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications...

Taiwan to install LED street lamps on expressways

Jun 14, 11:12

The Taiwan government is expected to replace about 1.2 million high pressure sodium lamps along the country's expressways with LED lamps begining from the end of 2016, according to...

Taiwan notebook ODMs look to strong shipments in June, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 13, 16:24

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, are expected to see their notebook shipments remain strong in June after posting...

Apple completes sales of first bond issue in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:07

Apple has completed the sale of US$1.277 billion worth of bonds in Taiwan, with the yield for the 30-year bond issue set at 4.15%, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Taiwan May CPI down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Jun 8, 10:01

Taiwan's May 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.42 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.37% on month but increased 1.24% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

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