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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)...

Taiwan May export value up on month, down on year

Jun 7, 22:16

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.54 billion for May 2016, increasing 5.8% on month but decreasing 9.6% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.04 billion...

Taiwan PV makers to set up module JV

Jun 7, 16:03

Several Taiwan-based PV makers plan to establish a joint venture in Taiwan to produce PV modules mainly for the domestic market, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: LG launches G5 Speed smartphone

Jun 7, 13:52

LG Electronics has launched its LG G5 Speed smartphone in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), priced at NT$23,900 (US$740) unlocked.

MediaTek reportedly lobbying officials for a closer tie with China firm

Jun 7, 11:56

MediaTek has been lobbying officials at Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) for approval of its recently-announced cooperation with NavInfo including plans to set up a joint...

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils SUHD TVs

Jun 6, 11:10

Samsung Electronics has unveiled SUHD (Super Ultra HD) LCD TVs featuring quantum dot technology and HDR (high dynamic range)1000 for launch soon in the Taiwan market.

Samsung SUHD LCD TV

TSMC buys equipment from HMI

Stockwatch - Jun 3, 16:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI), a provider of electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools...

Taiwan market: Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi enhancing marketing efforts for smartphones

Jun 3, 13:49

Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology have recently strengthened their marketing efforts in the Taiwan market, with each expecting to take a 5% share in the local smartphone market in...

China smartphone players in talks with Taiwan panel makers for supply

Jun 3, 11:37

China-based smartphone vendors and supply chain makers, in view of tight panel supply, have sent executives to Taiwan to talk with Innolux, AU Optronics (AUO) and Chunghwa Picture...

Taiwan MOEA approves Micron-Inotera deal

Jun 3, 10:48

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved a planned merger between Micron Technology's Taiwan unit and Inotera Memories.

Computex 2016: Dell launches new notebooks and desktops in Taiwan

Jun 2, 19:59

Dell has announced new 2-in-1 products including the Inspiron 5000 and 7000-series for Taiwan during Computex 2016.

Taiwan market: Huawei launches P9 Plus smartphone

Jun 2, 19:58

Huawei has launched its latest smartphone, the P9 Plus, in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up its share in the local handset market to 5% in 2016.

Huawei P9 Plus smartphone

Taiwan ultra-thin heat-pipe makers under price cut pressure

May 31, 20:32

Due to increasing competition for orders for ultra-thin copper-based heat-pipes used in smartphones, prices for pipes with a diameter of 0.4mm have dropped from US$1 in early 2016...

Anji Technology looks to PV demand in Taiwan

May 31, 14:35

Anji Technology has extended its business operation from producing PV modules to investment in establishing and operating distributed PV systems in Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson launches smartwatch

May 30, 14:58

Seiko Epson has launched Smart Canvas, a smartwatch with four e-paper-based changeable display formats in the Taiwan market at a retail price of NT$5,490 (US$169), according to Epson...

Taiwan 1Q16 economic growth estimated at negative 0.68%, says DGBAS

May 30, 10:08

Taiwan's economic growth rate, growth in GDP, for the first quarter of 2016 is estimated at negative 0.68%, upward adjusted by 0.16pp from the forecast made in April 2016, according...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches R9 Plus smartphone

May 27, 16:21

Oppo has unveiled its latest smartphone, the Oppo R9 Plus, in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin on June 1, priced at NT$16,990 (US$522) unlocked for a 64GB version...

Taiwan tier-2 motherboard players aggressively seeking new business opportunities

May 27, 11:01

Second- and third-tier Taiwan's motherboard players have been aggressively looking for business opportunities outside of the branded motherboard market as competition from the top-two...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new Galaxy J7 and J5 smartphones

May 26, 12:13

Samsung Electronics has launched its new mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy J7 (2016) and Galaxy J5 (2016) in the Taiwan market targeting the NT$5,000-10,000 (US$154-308) segment.

Samsung launches new Galaxy J7 and J5

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales slow down in April

Newswatch - May 25, 22:40

Sales of handsets, mostly smartphones, in the Taiwan market totaled 650,000 units in April, decreasing 2.9% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail chan...

Taiwan 4G Internet download speeds average 40.87Mbps in 1Q16, says NCC

May 25, 16:05

Mobile broadband Internet download speeds in Taiwan during first-quarter 2016 reached at an average 40.87Mbpa for 4G networks and 8.84Mbps for 3G, according to the National Communications...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone shipments set to decline in 2Q16

Newswatch - May 25, 15:53

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs are expected to reach 12.6 million units in the second quarter of 2016, down 9.7% sequentially and 42.9% on year,...

NSP to shut down PV module factory in Taiwan

Stockwatch - May 25, 11:29

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has announced that it will close a PV module factory in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, at the end of May.

Taiwan backend firms seeing robust orders from HiSilicon

May 25, 11:10

Demand for HiSilicon's chips has been robust, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend firms, which have identified the China-based fabless IC vendor as one of their important...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-foundry combined revenues to rise 8% in 2Q16

May 24, 14:09

Combined revenues of Taiwan's major foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

May 23, 22:38

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.68 for April 2016, decreasing 5.99% on month and 4.50% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan April unemployment rate up on year, says DGBAS

May 23, 14:02

Taiwan had 451,000 jobless citizens in April 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.86% which dropped 0.03pp on month but rose 0.23pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Taiwan April export order value down, says MOEA

May 23, 11:57

Taiwan received export orders worth US$33.16 billion in total in April 2016, decreasing 9.5% on month and 11.1% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Lextar to move part of Taiwan LED packaging capacity to China

May 23, 11:20

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics will move part of LED packaging capacity at its factory in Taiwan to its factory in Suzhou, eastern China, to reduce production cost,...

Amazon considering setting up cloud data centers in Taiwan

May 23, 11:05

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is considering establishing cloud data centers in Taiwan and has finished a feasibility evaluation but has not yet made any decision, Amazon corporate vice...

Amazon vice president and AWS greater China managing director Alex Yung

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US1.5 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 20, 14:20

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,019 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.533 billion in January-April 2016, respectively...

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