Tuesday 7 May 2024
End of US-China trade war? Cross-strait trade and investment gradually recovering
US Intelligence Communities have successively pointed out that the geopolitical risks in the Taiwan Strait seem to be increasing with incidents such as Xiamen coast guard vessels...
Friday 8 March 2024
Taiwan exports to China see record drop in 2023
Taiwan's exports to China (including Hong Kong) decreased by 18.1% in 2023 compared with 2022, the largest decline in history, according to Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council.
Wednesday 17 January 2024
2024 global election year risks: cross-strait tension, rare metal trade war
The year 2024 will be a global election year, with at least 20 national leaders to be elected, and more than 46 countries will organize various elections from January to December...
Friday 10 February 2023
More German businesses say cross-strait tension poses business challenges in Taiwan
The German Trade Office Taipei (GTO) released the results of its Business Confidence Survey 2022/2023 on February 9. The report showed while the economic condition remains the major...
Friday 5 August 2022
Cross-strait relations: An IT analyst's view
In 1990, I accompanied a technology delegation to Beijing and served as the speaker of the first public seminar. From 1990 to 2000, most of the investments made by Taiwanese companies...
Tuesday 10 December 2019
Semicon equipment makers to embrace bright prospects for 2020
With capital expenses by semiconductor firms in Taiwan and China set to regain expansion momentum in 2020, equipment supply chain players are expected to see a bright year for their...
Friday 3 November 2017
Supreme Electronics to tap China smart pallet market
Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics, now the largest distribution agent of Samsung's semiconductor products across the Taiwan Strait, is stepping up its transformation into a system...
Thursday 7 September 2017
IoT applications steal spotlight at 2017 Cross-Strait Startup Contest
IoT (Internet of Things) applications took center stage at the 2017 Cross-Strait Startup Competition that just wound up its three-month run in late August at Shanghai Jinshan Cross-Strait...
Friday 4 August 2017
AR, VR, IoT applications highlighted at 2017 Cross-Strait Startup Contest
Young startup talent across the Taiwan Strait have amassed strong innovation momentums in IoT, AR, and VR applications as well as 3D printing, smart retail, smart living, and Internet+...
Tuesday 7 June 2016
TSMC chairman optimistic about ASE-SPIL merger
Morris Chang, founder and chairman of pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said at a recent company event that he is happy to see the merger deal reached...
Monday 9 November 2015
MediaTek, TSMC urge Taiwan government to ease restrictions on China investment in chipmakers
The chairmen of MediaTek and TSMC both agree that Taiwan's government should be more liberal towards the issue of allowing China-based firms to invest in the local IC industry sectors,...
Tuesday 3 November 2015
Taiwan to review ban on Chinese investment in local IC design sector
Taiwan will asses the feasibility of lifting a ban on investments by China-based firms in the local IC design industry, according to officials from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs...
Tuesday 27 October 2015
Sino-American to ship NFC chip in 4Q15
Taiwan-based power supply unit (PSU) maker Sino-American Electronics has expanded into the chip design industry and has developed a NFC chip that has already received orders from...
Thursday 24 September 2015
Taiwan, China IT industries reach consensuses for cooperation for next 12 months
The 12th Cross-Strait Information Industry and Technology Standards Forum hosted by Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, Chinese Electronics Standardization Association and China...
Thursday 17 September 2015
Inventec, Kingsoft cooperate to compile cross-strait dictionary
Inventec has cooperated with China-based software developer Kingsoft to compile a dictionary which contrasts about 110,000 terms used in daily life in Taiwan with corresponding terms...