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China government moving forward with panel component subsidies

Jan 22, 10:59

Demand for upstream panel components is increasing in China and local makers are unable to meet supply, particularly for TFT polarizers. The China government, as a result, is issuing...

China to accelerate PV industry consolidation

Jan 6, 15:39

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has spelt out new guideline for improving China's PV industry, looking to have leading makers merge with small ones,...

UMC allowed to invest in 12-inch foundry in China

Jan 6, 10:45

United Microelectronics' (UMC) application to invest in a 12-inch foundry in Xiamen, China has been approved by Taiwan's investment commission. UMC is allowed to invest a total of...

Taiwan market: Fitel looking for bankruptcy trustee

Dec 30, 11:09

First International Telecom (Fitel), the only PHS mobile communication operator in Taiwan, has asked the government to help arrange for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to become its bankruptcy...

China government issuing subsidies to upstream display players

Dec 29, 21:13

China's central government is now centralizing efforts to foster development in the nation's panel component and materials segments in an effort to develop more comprehensive supply...

China government tightens tax incentives, subsidies to enterprises

Dec 23, 12:21

China's State Council has recently ordered its local governments to fully re-inspect their existing subsidy and tax-cut programs for enterprises and they will also need to receive...

China government to end financial aids to LED makers

Dec 22, 11:15

China's State Council (central government) has ordered its subordinate agencies and local governments to stop offering subsidies and tax incentives for China-based LED epitaxial wafer...

AMD expanding into China Internet cafe market

Dec 11, 14:56

AMD hosted i-Cafe Conference in China on December 10, forming partnerships with hardware companies such as Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), Asustek Computer, Micro-Star...

AMD i-Cafe Conference in Beijing, China

Notebook supply chain mulling shift back to production plants in China coastal areas

Dec 9, 13:59

Notebook supply chain players have recently started considering a return to their original production hubs in coastal cities of Southeastern China such as Kunshan since the Chongqing...

Wage rates in eastern China rise in November

Nov 28, 12:36

The local government in Jiangsu Province, eastern China, increased wage rates on November 1, much later than other cities, to avoid imposing a heavy burden on electronics factories...

MediaTek participates in government-led fund in Shanghai

Nov 25, 14:04

MediaTek has announced plans to invest about CNY300 million (US$49 million) in a China government-led investment fund aiming to boost development of the local IC industry in Shangh...

Taiwan government aims at complete conversion to LED street lamps by end of 2016

Nov 17, 10:52

The Taiwan government has decided on a budget of NT$5.49 billion (US$179 million) to support local governments to replace 692,000 mercury vapor street lamps with LED models in an...

Government IT spending in India forecast to reach US$7.2 billion in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 13, 16:19

Government IT spending in India will total US$7.2 billion in 2015, a 5% increase over 2014, according to Gartner. Government IT spending is on pace to total US$6.6 billion in 2014.

China solar makers buoyed by supportive government policies, says report

Oct 9, 14:57

For China solar makers, the fourth quarter is the most important time for solar photovoltaic installations. It is then that China vendors speed up deployment to meet the central government's...

Installed base of LED streetlights expected to exceed 116 million by 2023, says Navigant

Oct 8, 14:56

The street light market is undergoing a rapid transition from conventional technologies, such as high pressure sodium, to LED lights. Although high pressure sodium lights remain the...

China PV makers hope government can extend feed-in subsidies for a quarter

Oct 3, 10:42

China-based PV module makers and PV system EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractors hope that the China government can extend feed-in tariff subsidies to the first...

Inventec chairman sees no effect on Taiwan government banning Xiaomi smartphone usage, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 16:10

The Taiwan government is planning to ban the usage of China-based Xiaomi's handsets by government employees due to the possibility of data leakage. However, Inventec chairman Richard...

Government ID, payment and SIM applications account for 87% of all smart card shipments, says ABI Research

Sep 18, 15:33

Smart card shipments totaled eight billion units in 2013, with government ID, SIM, and payment and banking applications accounting for 87% of all shipments, according to ABI Research...

China promoting development of MEMS industry

Sep 16, 14:59

In view of strong demand for MEMS components from China-based smartphone vendors, the China government has been promoting the development of the local MEMS industry by teaming up...

Clevo chairman to develop innovation park in northern Taiwan

Sep 3, 16:01

Chairman Kent Hsu for notebook maker Clevo has signed with the government of New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, to invest NT$5.84 billion (US$195 million) to develop an innovation...

On the handset market in India and increasing presence of Lava: Q&A with Lava chairman Hari Om Rai

Aug 26, 16:01

As India's handset market is continuing to grow, local vendors including Lava, Spice, Intex and GI 5 are seeing monthly sales reach between 500,000-1 million units a month, with Larva...

Lava chairman Hari Om Rai

India government looks forward to cooperating with Taiwan to develop local handset industry: Digitimes president talks with top officials from India's Ministry of Communications & IT

Aug 25, 17:20

During Digitimes president Colley Hwang's recent trip to India, he had the opportunity to meet with various government and industry leaders, including Shri R.S. Sharma, secretary...

Shri R.S. Sharma, secretary, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Digitimes Research: Foxconn stands chance of winning Mexico government LCD TV procurement orders

Aug 13, 19:34

The Mexico government will hold an open bid to procure 13.7 million LCD TVs over three years as part of a subsidy program for low-income families in line with the digitization of...

China market: Second-tier DIY motherboard vendors face crackdown on tax evasion

Aug 13, 14:25

China-, Taiwan- and Hong Kong-based second-tier DIY motherboard vendors in the China market have been forced to hike retail prices to cover tax payments as the China government steps...

Taiwan government, Intel, Siemens to jointly hold APEC summit and competition

Aug 6, 21:15

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Intel and Siemens will jointly hold the 2014 APEC Accelerator Network Summit and Challenge in Taiwan on August 6 and 7, with 34 start-up...

Foxconn comments on reports of plans to invest in Anhui, China

Stockwatch - Jul 29, 15:57

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has commented on reports that will invest in new plants in Anhui, China and is already in negotiations with the local government about...

TPCA urges Taiwan government to upgrade PCB industry

Jul 24, 21:26

The Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA) has presented a white paper calling for the government to lead Taiwan's PCB industry to develop next-generation products and to promote...

Digitimes Research: CSOT to see increased influence in AMOLED industry

Jul 24, 11:42

Following its aggressive investments in 8.5G production lines, China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has become the largest supplier of 32-inch panels worldwide. The company...

Digitimes Research: China Mobile excluded from FD-LTE pilot operation licenses

Jul 15, 11:39

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued two FD-LTE pilot operation licenses to China Unicom and China Telecom on June 27 for several cities in China. However,...

China government demands OTT/smart TVs switch to TVOS from Android, say reports

Jul 11, 14:43

The China government is demanding cable TV service providers in the country only adopt TVOS 1.0 for their over the top (OTT) devices and smart TVs, which is expected to significantly...

China government likely to acquire Broadcom handset solution business

Jun 24, 21:32

The China government, which has set up a number of development funds to promote the IC industry, reportedly plans to take over Broadcom's handset solution business, according to industry...

Government policies driving energy efficient buildings technology and services market in Asia Pacific, says Navigant

Jun 9, 15:49

While the global recession that began in 2008 slowed the growth of the construction market in Asia Pacific, the region's buildings sector remains the most dynamic in the world. Since...

Taiwan polysilicon maker Powertec receives government funding

May 16, 11:37

Taiwan-based polysilicon maker Powertec Energy has obtained equity investment of NT$700 million (US$23.2 million) from Taiwan's National Development Fund through private placement,...

Acer wins exclusive IT supply contract from Victoria Police, Australia

Apr 24, 18:58

Acer on April 24 announced that it has won an exclusive contract from Victoria Police, in Victoria, Australia, to supply IT devices for use by police stations across the state.

Digitimes Research: LED fluorescent powder prices dropping amid waning reliance on China rare earths

Apr 7, 11:11

The China government has lowered its rare earths export quotas for 2014 by 30% compared to 2013 after the actual export volume last year was lower than its original estimates. Prices...

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    Osram Opto Semiconductors will showcase an OLED prototypes that can be transparent and flexible at PLDC (Professional Lighting Design Convention) from October 29-31, 2009 in Berlin...

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