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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...

Denmark-based Universal Robots to set up subsidiary in Taiwan

May 20, 11:27

Universal Robots, a Denmark-based developer of collaborative robots, will set up a subsidiary in Taiwan in June 206 to tap the local market. The subsidiary will start operations in...

Universal Robots-developed UR3 6-axis collaborative robot

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship over 52.6 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2Q16

May 20, 09:15

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display will together ship 52.647 million large-size (above 9-inch) panels...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to rise 7% in 2016

May 20, 09:00

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is expected to increase 7.4% on year to NT$570.75 billion (US$17.4 billion) in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

MediaTek to spin off VR business unit as soon as June, says report

Stockwatch - May 20, 08:57

IC design house MediaTek plans to spin off its virtual reality (VR) division to form an independent company in a bid to boost its VR business, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Taiwan market: HTC ties up with Volkswagen to enter IoV market

Newswatch - May 19, 14:21

HTC has tied up with automaker Volkswagen to jointly develop in-car monitoring systems in a bid to penetrate into the fast growing Internet of Vehicles (IoV) market.

Competition in VR market among Taiwan brands heating up

May 19, 11:51

Both Asustek Computer and Acer will follow the step of smartphone vendor HTC to enter the virtual reality (VR) device market soon, heating up competition among local brands in the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to increase 6.7% in 2Q16

May 19, 10:16

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is expected to increase 6.7% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a pick-up in handset demand, according to Digitimes...

TSMC mulling cutting 16/20nm prices

May 18, 11:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is considering dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins,...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom reaches 1 million 4G users

May 17, 21:01

Asia Pacific Telecom, one of the five 4G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on May 17 announced that it has reach one million 4G subscribers.

Taiwan disaster PWS still in testing, says NCC

May 13, 16:11

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC), in response to questions why some of 3G and 4G mobile subscribers did not receive PWS (public warning and information system) early...

Everlight to supply 100,000 LED streetlamps to Taiwan government

May 13, 15:38

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has revealed it has won a bid to supply about 100,000 LED streetlamps to the Taiwan government.

Sensus pushing into smart grid market in Taiwan

May 12, 14:42

US-based smart grid solution provider Sensus is optimistic about smart grid development in Taiwan and has contacted several system integrators such as Tatung and Chung Hsin Electric...

Taiwan motherboard players crossing into IPC, embedded industries

May 12, 13:56

Facing weakening worldwide PC demand, Taiwan-based motherboard players have been expanding their businesses into new industries such as industrial PC (IPC), healthcare, car electronics...

Taiwan Mobile posts EPS NT$0.47 for April

Stockwatch - May 10, 22:34

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) saw its revenues grow 2% on year to NT$9.69 billion (US$297.8 million) in April, with a net profit at NT$1.28 billion or NT$0.47 per share for the month.

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan brands and ODMs decline in 1Q16

May 10, 11:31

Shipments of smartphones byTaiwan-based handset brands and ODMs totaled 13.95 million units in the first quarter of 2016, declining 22.2% on quarter and 20.5% on year, according to...

Taiwan April export value down on month, year, says MOF

May 9, 21:29

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.25 billion for April 2016, decreasing 2.1% on month and 6.5% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$17.45 billion fell...

Taiwan market: Leica launches range finder digital camera

May 6, 16:12

Leica Camera AG on May 5 launched the Leica M-D (Typ262), a range finder digital camera with 24-megapixel CMOS image sensor, dimensions of 138.6 (W) by 42 (H) by 80 (D)mm and a weight...

Leica M-D (Typ262)

Taiwan market: Huawei launches new flagship P9 smartphone

Newswatch - May 6, 14:31

Huawei has introduced its new flagship smartphone, the Huawei P9, into Taiwan and aims to ship over 100,000 units of the device in the local market.

Taiwan April CPI rises, says DGBAS

May 6, 11:45

Taiwan's April 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.82 (2011 as base year) increased 0.34% on month and 1.88% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.24...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to grow in 2Q16

May 5, 14:21

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market are expected to stage a rebound in the second quarter of 2016, triggered by the adjustment of 4G service pricing by major telecom operators,...

Taiwan makers expect DLC v4.0 to boost LED light tube exports to US

May 5, 10:01

The US government will implement DLC (DesignLights Consortium) technical requirements 4.0 (v4.0) for LED lighting products on January 1, 2017 and this is expected to be conducive...

China firm to hold up to 40% of Viking

May 5, 09:53

China-based Guangdong Fenghua Advanced Technology has submitted an application with Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) to acquire shares in passive component maker Viking...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 49.42 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 1Q16

May 4, 21:32

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers shipped 49.42 million large-size (9-inch and above) panels during the first quarter of 2016, decreasing 17.8% on quarter and 17.9% on year and accounting...

AUO to recruit 3,000 employees in Taiwan

May 4, 11:11

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has said it will recruit 1,000 engineers and 2,000 other workers in this year for the operation of its new production capacity in Taiwan.

Taiwan market: HTC launches 2 new mid-range smartphones

Newswatch - May 3, 22:04

HTC has launched two new models of its mid-range Desire-series smartphones, the Desire 825 and Desire 830, targeting the sub-NT$10,000 segment of Taiwan's smartphone market.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased 1Q16 shipments of small- to medium-size panels

May 3, 21:21

Taiwan-based makers shipped 270.477 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in the first quarter of 2016, slipping 4.8% on quarter and 6.2% on year, according to Digitimes Res...

Taiwan market: Online advertising services valued at NT$19.352 billion in 2015, says DMA

May 3, 14:25

Online advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$19.352 billion (US$589 million) in 2015, increasing 19.6% on year, according to Digital Marketing...

Top-3 Taiwan telecom operators to hand out substantial cash dividend for 2015

May 3, 11:58

Top-3 Taiwan-based telecom operators Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (ETT) will deal out cash dividends totaling NT$69.97 billion (US$2.169...

Taiwan 1Q16 economic growth at -0.84%, says DGBAS

May 3, 11:02

Taiwan's economic growth rate for first-quarter 2016 is estimated at -0.84%, downward adjusted by 0.20pp from the forecast made in February 2016, the Directorate General of Budget,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 7.35 million LCD TVs in 1Q16

Apr 28, 20:50

Taiwan-based makers shipped 7.35 million LCD TVs in the first quarter of 2016, decreasing 28.2% on quarter and 1.7% on year. 62.2% of shipments were ODM/OEM orders and 37.8% OBM,...

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