Monday 8 May 2023
China reportedly pours CNY12.1 billion into local chipmaking sector
In 2022, the Chinese government allocated CNY12.1 billion (US$1.75 billion) in subsidies to 190 listed semiconductor companies to fill the gap left by US restrictions on advanced...
Wednesday 26 April 2023
China to build "supercomputer Internet"
A government-led project for constructing a national Internet network with supercomputers has been unveiled by China's Ministry of Science and Technology, with the goal of competing...
Friday 21 April 2023
Challenges facing China's development of AI chatbots
Since Baidu pioneered China's homegrown development of ChatGPT-like AI chatbots with its Ernie Bot, several businesses have followed suit, including SenseTime's SenseNova and Alibaba...
Monday 6 March 2023
Automotive leaders offer advice to China government as NPC, CPPCC sessions begin
China's National People's Congress (NPC) and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) started their respective annual meetings during the weekend. Local automotive...
Wednesday 1 February 2023
India may take a big hit from China's coming ban on exports of solar chips technologies
The Chinese government is mulling to impose export restrictions on its solar chips and related technologies, which, if enforced, may deal a big blow to the rising Indian solar energy...
Tuesday 10 January 2023
MA-tek, Sporton report record 2022 revenues
Taiwan-based IC inspection labs Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) and Sporton International have both reported record-high revenues for 2022.
Thursday 29 December 2022
China smartphone market - 3Q 2022


Thursday 17 March 2022
China becomes largest EV manufacturer in 2021
China saw its electric vehicle (EV) exports surge 260% on year to nearly 500,000 units in 2021 and became the largest EV manufacturing country worldwide, surpassing Germany and the...
Monday 14 March 2022
China government plays crucial role in transforming Sanan into IDM
Government policy and financial support are the largest driving force behind the move of Sanan Optoelectronics Group to transform into an RF IDM through its compound semiconductor...
Wednesday 2 March 2022
China pushing datacenter construction projects in western area
Several of China's government departments, including the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), have announced cooperative construction projects for integrated computing...
Tuesday 16 November 2021
Unfair competition in 3rd-gen semiconductors race, say Taiwan makers
China has been aggressively developing its domestic third-generation semiconductor supply chain with government subsidies, which Taiwan-based makers regard as unfair competition challenging...
Tuesday 14 September 2021
Chinese cloud operator demand sees little impact from new government restrictions
Despite the Chinese government's stricter control over the domestic IT industry, China's cloud computing server demand has not been impacted much so far, but will still need to be...
Wednesday 9 June 2021
Notebook, graphics card makers see strong May
Taiwan-based notebook and graphics card makers have reported strong sales for May and are poised to enjoy a strong second-quarter 2021.
Thursday 22 April 2021
AUO pursues profit growth with diversified offerings
AU Optronics (AUO) has been diversifying its offerings and target markets, pursuing stable profit growth in the coming years, according to the Taiwan-based company.
Wednesday 14 April 2021
IC fab construction resumption in China to benefit equipment vendors
Equipment vendors are receiving a boost from Chinese chipmakers resuming constuction on new fabs, according to industry sources.