27 news items tagged Asia
Vietnam ships over US$50 billion handsets, handset components in 2020Monday 22 February 2021
Vietnam's exports of handsets and handset components decreased for the first time in 11 years by 0.4% to US$51.18 billion in 2020, according to local media reports, citing data from...
Pegatron to set up production base in IndiaThursday 18 February 2021
Pegatron has disclosed it has spent INR1.028 billion (US$14.12 million) acquiring rights to use a plot of land for building a factory in Channai, India.
Vietnam industry depends heavily on foreign investorsThursday 18 February 2021
The influx of foreign investment has greatly helped Vietnam improve its local manufacturing. Vietnam, which is able to make not only smartphones but also electric cars (EV), is a...
Asia Pacific spending on IoT to reach US$ 288.6 billion in 2021, says IDCWednesday 17 February 2021
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) spending on Internet of Things (IoT) was deeply impacted in 2020 due to the pandemic hitting major economies in the region, with spending growth descending...
Asia Pacific Telecom develops 5G-supported smart robots via cooperation with FHnetTuesday 9 February 2021
Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has cooperated with Foxconn Global Network (FHnet) to develop smart robots that operate via a 5G private network under SA (stand-alone) architecture, with...
Asia-Pacific IT spending on AR/VR to reach US$28.8 billion in 2024, says IDCThursday 4 February 2021
Asia/Pacific spending on augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) is expected to grow rapidly at a CAGR of 47.7% (2019-2024), reaching US$28.8 billion by 2024, according to IDC.
Ju Teng to set up production base in VietnamThursday 4 February 2021
Ju Teng International will set up a production base for making casings of notebooks, tablets and hand-held devices in Nghe An Province, central Vietnam, according to local media re...
Global semiconductor sales increase 6.5% in 2020, says SIAWednesday 3 February 2021
Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$439 billion in 2020, up 6.5% on year, according to SIA.
Asia Optical nets NT$1.42 per share for 2020Monday 1 February 2021
Digital camera and optical lens maker Asia Optical has posted net EPS of NT$1.42 (US$0.05) for 2020, shrinking 58.36% on year.
Intel invests additional US$475 million in VietnamThursday 28 January 2021
Intel announced recently that it has invested a further US$475 million in Intel Products Vietnam (IPV). This new investment is in addition to Intel's US$1 billion investment to build...
CCL equipment maker Asia Metal sees order visibility through 2021Wednesday 27 January 2021
Taiwan-based CCL equipment supplier Asia Metal Industries (AMI) has seen clear order visibility for its main product lines - vertical CCL treating machines and horizontal laminating...
Vietnam investment opportunities: Q&A with Wiziin CEO Tien NguyenMonday 25 January 2021
Many startups are confused about how to find angel investors, while investors are discouraged by the lack of transparency of information about startup investments. Nguyen Ngoc Tien...
Asia Tech Image posts record profit for 2020Friday 22 January 2021
Contact image sensor module maker Asia Tech Image has reported net EPS of NT$5.16 (US$0.18) for 2020, hitting an annual record for the fifth consecutive year.
Lenovo plans to debut on China STAR marketThursday 21 January 2021
Lenovo has disclosed plans to trade its shares on the science and technology innovation board (STAR) of China's Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE).
Arcadyan to double capex in 2021 to boost production in VietnamMonday 11 January 2021
Networking device maker Arcadyan Technology expects to double its capex this year to boost substantially production at its factory site in Vietnam.
India smartphone market to see double-digit growth in 2021Friday 8 January 2021
The India market is expected to see double-digit gowth in smartphone sales in 2021, but replacement demand will still be greater than upgrade demand, according to analysts.
Vietnam offers low labor costWednesday 6 January 2021
Vietnam is one of three ASEAN countries with the lowest labor costs, based on the current minimum wage of US$132~190 per month, according to Viet Dragon Securities Company (VDSC).
Pegatron acquires land for new plant in VietnamTuesday 5 January 2021
Pegatron has bought a piece of land in Vietnam for about VND528.92 billion (US$22.9 million) to build a new plant, which will be ready for production later in 2021, according to industry...
Over half of foreign firms in Vietnam report losses in 2019Tuesday 5 January 2021
Almost 55% of foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam posted losses totaling VND131.4 trillion (US$5.7 billion) in 2019, according to information released by the country's Ministry...
Development of 3nm process challenging TSMC, SamsungThursday 31 December 2020
TSMC and Samsung Electronics have both encountered different but critical bottlenecks in the development of their respective 3nm process technologies, according to industry sources...
India server market revenue grows 0.3% in 3Q20Wednesday 30 December 2020
The overall server market in India grew 0.3% on year to reach US$281.1 million in revenues in third-quarter 2020, thanks to demand from hyperscalers, according to IDC.
Top-50 Vietnam brands see value rise 28% in 2020Wednesday 30 December 2020
Total value of Vietnam's top-50 most valuable brands has gone up 28% this year, growing from US$18.8 billion in 2019 to US$26.1 billion in 2020, according to Brand Finance.
81 million jobs lost in Asia-Pacific amid COVID-19, says ILOThursday 24 December 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the job market in the Asia-Pacific region, with an estimated 81 million jobs lost in 2020, according to a new report from the Intenational...
Polysilicon firms willing to lower quotesTuesday 1 November 2011
The end market demand in the solar market has been weak, and the wave of price drops have been moving from downstream to upstream polysilicon. The price of polysilicon this quarter...
Subsidy cuts in Germany to push Asia as major production base for PV productsThursday 15 October 2009
Asia is likely to become a major production base of photovoltaic (PV) products following the German government's comments that it plans to reduce subsidies for PV system installation...