Friday 13 February 2009
Taiwan government sets budget of NT$70 billion for DRAM consolidation plan
Taiwan's Economics Minister Chii-Ming Yiin has said that a budget from the National Development Fund, under the government's rescue plan for the island's ailing DRAM industry, will...
Thursday 12 February 2009
Taiwan science parks see total revenues down in 2008
The three government-developed science parks in Taiwan generated total revenues of NT$1.8417 trillion (US$54.1 billion) in 2008, slipping by 6.55% from 2007, according to statistics...
Thursday 12 February 2009
ProMOS still negotiating loan with banks
DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies is still negotiating with banks over a syndicated loan of NT$5 billion (US$147 million), promising to provide NT$15 billion worth of production equipment...
Thursday 12 February 2009
Nanya and Inotera submit proposal for consolidation of Taiwan, Japan and US DRAM makers
Nanya Technology and its joint venture with Micron Technology, Inotera Memories, have jointly submitted a proposal to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) seeking to consolidate...
Monday 9 February 2009
Winbond open to DRAM consolidation, says company executive
Winbond Electronics is open to possible consolidation in Taiwan's DRAM industry, according to company vice chairman and deputy chief executive officer (CEO) Ching-Chu Chang.
Thursday 5 February 2009
Elpida seeks capital injections from Japan, while likely losing spot in Taiwan government-led funding
Elpida Memory is reportedly considering applying for funding from the Japan government and simultaneously may attempt to attract equity investments from other Japan-based enterprises...
Wednesday 4 February 2009
Taiwan government to turn more active in supporting local DRAM makers, says minister
Chii-Ming Yiin, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, has said that the government is looking to be more actively involved in some consolidation among DRAM chip makers. The government...
Friday 23 January 2009
No suspension of new inventory accounting rules, says Taiwan government
Taiwan's government has decided that it will not put the brakes on the recently implemented "Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 10" (Article 10) despite strong...
Monday 12 January 2009
PSC chairman says cash more urgently needed than consolidation in DRAM bailout
Frank Huang, chairman of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), said that immediate cash bailout should be given priority in the government's rescue plan for the Taiwan DRAM industry...
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