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Taiwan December unemployment rate drops, says DGBAS

Jan 22, 11:55

Taiwan had 469,000 jobless citizens in December 2013, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.08% which dropped by 0.08 ppt sequentially and 0.10 ppt on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODM handset shipments flat in 4Q13

Jan 22, 11:43

Handsets shipped by Taiwan-based ODMs stayed flat in the fourth quarter of 2013, with Compal Communications and Arima Communications seeing their shipments decline significantly on...

Taiwan IC suppliers to land more customized orders from China-based smartphone, tablet vendors

Jan 21, 15:16

Taiwan's IC suppliers for LCD driver ICs, accelerometers (G-sensors), light ambient light sensors and power management (PWM) ICs are expected to land more customized orders from China-based...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms to expand offerings for high-resolution smartphone displays

Jan 21, 13:59

Taiwan-based IC design houses including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax technology, Orise Technology, ILi Technology (Ilitek), Raydium Semiconductor and Sitronix Technology are gearing...

Taiwan sees US$4.9 billion in foreign direct investment in 2013, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:21

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,206 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.933 billion in 2013, respectively increasing by 17.09%...

Taiwan component makers considering moving production out of China

Jan 21, 11:12

Taiwan-based component makers are mulling relocating their production lines in China to Brazil, Mexico and Southeast Asian countries, and some are even considering moving back to...

Inventec to expand workforce in Taiwan, says chairman

Jan 21, 11:08

Inventec will recruit 1,000 people to increase the number of employees in Taiwan from 6,000 to 7,000 in 2015, according to company chairman Richard Lee.

Taiwan December export order value hits record for second straight time, says MOEA

Jan 20, 23:00

Taiwan received export orders worth US$42.31 billion in total in December 2013, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive time and increasing by 3.1% on month and by 7.4%...

Chin-Poon to expand capacity in Taiwan

Jan 20, 22:57

Taiwan-based PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial will soon begin construction of its second factory in northern Taiwan as well as to replace equipment and remove bottlenecks in the manufacturing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers see small- to medium-size panel shipments increase 0.2% on year in 4Q13

Jan 20, 14:40

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels reached 369 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, down 2.6% on quarter and up 0.2% on year, according to Digitimes...

Lenovo likely to resume ThinkPad ODM production

Jan 20, 11:14

Lenovo shifted 60% of the production for its enterprise ThinkPad notebook series from Wistron and other ODMs to LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology, its joint venture with Compal...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to ship over 34.6 million notebooks in 1Q14

Jan 17, 14:54

Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs will ship 34.623 million notebooks for a global market share of 85% during the first quarter of 2014, with shipments decreasing 11.2% on quarter and 4.3% on...

Taiwan market: Gomaji 2013 revenues nearly double on year

Jan 17, 14:37

Gomaji, currently the largest operator of online group buying services in the Taiwan market, generated revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$104 million) for 2013, hiking 93.8% on year,...

Foxconn expected to ship 55-60 million tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jan 16, 19:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) shipped 50 million tablets to become the largest Taiwan-based ODM in 2013 and is expected to ship 55-60 million units to maintain...

Taiwan market: FET tops 3G mobile telecom carriers in mobile Internet-access speed, says NCC

Jan 16, 14:16

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), among the five 3G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, led in mobile Internet-access speed with an average download speed of 4.96Mbps and upload...

Touch panel makers expect weak orders from Taiwan PC vendors

Jan 15, 21:16

Touch panel makers in the supply chains of Taiwan PC vendors expect weak orders throughout January and February 2014.

Taiwan market: NCC inclined to support RAN sharing

Jan 15, 15:42

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) is inclined to support radio access network (RAN) sharing, a mechanism to allow mobile communication operators to share networks...

Taiwan market: Android platform accounts for 90% of smartphone OS market

Jan 15, 12:35

Android-based smartphones currently account for over 90% of smartphone OS market share in Taiwan, leaving little room for other platforms, including Firefox OS and Tizen, according...

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers hike prices

Jan 14, 20:44

Taiwan-based makers have hiked quotes for high energy conversion rate solar-grade wafers to about US$1 per wafer due to tight supplies, according to industry sources.

China TV vendors to limit purchases of Taiwan panels in 2014, says trade expert

Jan 14, 20:42

Flat panel makers in Taiwan can expect limited purchases from TV vendors in China during 2014 as China panel makers continue to bump up their production capacity, according to Taiwan...

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for MEMS market boom in China

Jan 14, 11:22

Acknowleging that demand for MEMS sensors for use in smartphones, tablets and other portable electronics devices is set to boom in China, Taiwan-based IC design houses including Sitronix...

China upstream flat panel makers look to Taiwan for engineering talent

Jan 13, 21:22

China-based components and materials makers are reportedly increasing their efforts to attract Taiwan engineers to their companies.

Zhen Ding replaces Unimicron as Taiwan largest PCB maker

Jan 10, 10:41

Zhen Ding Technology has announced consolidated revenues grew 15.8% to NT$64.25 billion (US$2.14 billion) in 2013, replacing fellow company Unimicron Technology as the largest PCB...

Taiwan Chinsan expected to see net EPS of over NT$5 for 2013

Jan 9, 14:47

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial is expected to report net EPS of over NT$5 (US$0.17) for 2013, based on its better than expected performance recorded in the first...

Taiwan to open 4th nuclear power plant in 2105, says MOEA

Jan 8, 14:23

The first generator of Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant located in the northeastern coast is expected to come into operation in 2015, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Taiwan December export value up sequentially, down on year, says MOF

Jan 7, 20:43

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$25.59 billion for December 2013, increasing 2.8% on month but decreasing 1.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$24.18...

Taiwan market: HTC unveils 2 LTE smartphones

Jan 7, 20:42

HTC on January 7 unveiled two 4G LTE smartphones, the HTC One and HTC Butterfly S, for launch in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$19,900 (US$663) and NT$20,900.

Lenovo may lead in 2014 notebook shipments

Jan 7, 20:29

Lenovo is likely to ship 28.3 million notebooks in 2014, followed by Hewlett-Packard (HP) with 28.0 million, Dell 18-19 million, and Acer and Asustek Computer 16-17 million each,...

Japan, US take up 50%, 30% of Taiwan solar cell orders in 2013

Jan 7, 14:38

The Japan and the US markets directly or indirectly accounted for 50% and 30% of total orders received by Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2013, according to...

Sony to offer MOD service from CHT on PS4

Jan 6, 22:01

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) Taiwan reportedly will cooperate with Taiwan's largest telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to add the carrier's Multimedia on Demand (MOD) service...

Taiwan market: LG to launch curved-screen smartphone G Flex

Jan 6, 21:10

LG Electronics on January 6 unveiled G Flex, a smartphone with a curved screen and body, for launch in the Taiwan market in mid-January at a contract-free retail price of NT$24,900...

LG G Flex

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

Jan 6, 09:35

Taiwan's December 2013 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.93 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.1% on month but increased 0.33% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims at 1.4 million MOD users in 2014

Jan 3, 10:44

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) aims to increase its number of MOD (multimedia on demand) subscribers from 1.24 million currently to 1.4 million by the end of 2014, according to the company...

Taiwan protective component makers adopt different approaches for profit growth

Jan 2, 21:21

Circuit protection device specialists Polytronics Technology, Thinking Electronic Industrial and Inpaq are looking to enhance their profitability in 2014 through different approaches,...

Taiwan market: Over 60% of population have used wireless Internet services, say TWNIC

Jan 2, 16:10

Of the population aged 12 and above in Taiwan, 60.26% have used wireless Internet services in the past half year, growing by 13.03 percentage points on year, according to government-sponsored...

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Hiachieve+eWonderPad+tablet+PC

    Hiachieve eWonderPad tablet PC

    Taiwan-based Hiachieve Digital Technology, which provide digital contents for education purposes, has launched an education-specific tablet PC, the eWonderPad, with cloud computing...

    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

  • Samsung+BX2231+21%2E5%2Dinch+LED+monitor+

    Samsung BX2231 21.5-inch LED monitor

    Samsung Electronics has introduced an LED-backlit LCD monitor, the BX2231, in the Taiwan market. The BX2231 features 2ms response time, 5 mega:1 contrast ratio, 1,920x1,080 resolution...

    Photo: company, Oct 7.

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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

  • Optoma+3D+ready+projector%2C+the+DS512

    Optoma 3D ready projector, the DS512

    Optoma Technology has introduced four new front projectors, including three 3D ready models in Taiwan market. The DS512 projector features DLP Link technology, 120Hz 3D projection,...

    Photo: company, Sep 14.

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