Tuesday 26 March 2024
India reportedly considers shift to living wage by 2025, may affect foreign companies
India is reportedly considering shifting from minimum wage to living wage by 2025.
Thursday 21 March 2024
Electricity and labor supply key considerations, as Taiwan-based companies relocate production to Vietnam, India
Geopolitical tensions have led to the rise of Vietnam as a manufacturing hub, yet production there has often been hampered by power grid instabilities and labor shortages.
Wednesday 6 March 2024
Taiwan's job market booms with AI amid historic labor shortage
Following the Chinese New Year, Taiwan is experiencing a job-hopping wave that coincides with the largest labor shortage in history. Data from 104 Job Bank revealed a staggering 1.078...
Monday 4 March 2024
AI-powered automation: Samsung's weapon against memory market slump and labor shortage
Samsung Electronics is reportedly accelerating automation innovation in its production lines to cope with the memory market downturn and labor shortages. By using manufacturing equipment...
Friday 1 March 2024
Democrats demand stronger labor protections in US chips push
Congressional Democrats demanded in a letter Thursday that the Biden administration add more labor protections to its initiative aimed at boosting US semiconductor production.
Thursday 29 February 2024
Southeast Asia to face aging society challenges as labor shortages loom
East Asian countries, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China, have successively crossed the threshold into low birthrate and aging societies from the late 20th century to...
Friday 23 February 2024
How Japan pulled off an early victory in the race to make more chips
When Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. unveiled plans to begin building a new chip fabrication facility in Japan in 2022 and start production in 2024, it looked like an implausibly...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
India emerges as key player in solar trade amidst Xinjiang forced labor sanction
India saw a surge in solar product exports, particularly to the US, as China faces restrictions and trade barriers to sell its products to the US market. A report found that China-based...
Friday 5 January 2024
Optical industry goes from labor division to integration; AOET launches transformation plan
To avoid the supply-demand imbalance caused by shortages in the supply chain, optical industry players have begun vertical integration of lens and module manufacturers in recent years...
Thursday 30 November 2023
Foxconn expansion in India faces cultural, language, and labor hurdles
As Foxconn ramps up its investments and production in India, the world's largest electronics manufacturers find it difficult to replicate their Chinese experiences in the South Asian...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Status of delivery robot market in Japan


Tuesday 21 November 2023
Apple eyes increased iPhone production amid Improving labor conditions
Apple is reportedly looking to ramp up iPhone production in India, aiming for nearly US$1 trillion worth of iPhones by next March, a contrasting sign from declining handset shipments...
Monday 11 September 2023
European workers not as diligent as Koreans, LG Energy says
South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd. is struggling to ramp up production at its plant in Poland, partly because of the attitude of local workers, its chief technology...
Friday 8 September 2023
Regionalization of semiconductor supply chain preventing dominance by any single region, says Merck executive
The semiconductor supply chain that has long depended on global division of labor is shifting toward regionalization, making it very difficult for anyone to dominate it, according...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Chipmakers should brace for mounting costs, says GlobalWafers chairperson
The division of labor in the semiconductor industry is advantageous for cost reduction. However, geopolitical hazards have increased in recent years, prompting countries to pursue...
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Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research