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Government will abolish Nuke 4 project if experts label it unsafe, says Taiwan Premier Jiang

Mar 18, 15:10

Approximately 200,000 people joined Taiwan's anti-nuclear protest on March 9, 2013. Some statistics showed that 50-60% of people surveyed were against using nuclear power to generate...

Lenovo acquisition of Blackberry quite unlikely due to Canada government, say Taiwan makers

Mar 13, 15:53

While Lenovo has expressed its willingness to acquire Canada-based vendor Blackberry to enhance its competitiveness in the international business-use PC market, the bid is likely...

Taiwan government setting up environment cloud computing platform

Mar 13, 11:11

Taiwan is constructing a cloud computing platform for environmental administration with a 4-year budget of NT$600 million, according to Environmental Protection Administration (EPA...

Commentary: Nuclear dispute creates opportunity for LED lighting firms

Mar 12, 14:02

Whether Taiwan needs another nuclear power plant has been under heated debate. As more people question the safety of a new nuclear power plant that is being constructed, LED firms...

Gigastorage hopes Taiwan government to increase annual solar installation limit

Mar 8, 10:59

The necessity of having nuclear power plants has been under debate recently in Taiwan. Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage has suggested four ways that the government can take...

Commentary: Does Taiwan need another nuclear power plant?

Feb 26, 11:52

Taiwan is building its fourth nuclear power plant. The main island of Taiwan is only 36,193 square kilometers and already houses three nuclear power plants - two of them in New Taipei...

Acer chairman calls for government help for Taiwan makers to compete in TD-LTE market

Feb 22, 10:33

Acer chairman JT Wang, in his capacity as president of the Taipei Computer Association which organizes the Taipei Telecom Show 2013, at a speech made at the opening of the show on...

China government in discussions whether to issue another wave of energy-saving subsidies

Feb 21, 14:57

The China government is reportedly in discussions over issuing new energy-saving subsidies to consumers for purchasing flat screen TVs and home electronics products such as washing...

China government expected to boost integration of LED makers

Feb 19, 19:42

As the total LED production capacity in China has significantly exceeded demand due to excessive investment over the past three years, the China government is expected to promote...

Some China solar firms hope to terminate long-term material supply contracts

Feb 1, 11:14

Some China-based solar firms hope to terminate long-term polysilicon supply contracts with international firms. The latter noted that it is quite difficult to do so because when the...

Commentary: Reconsideration on Taiwan-Japan industry alliance

Jan 31, 15:02

A Taiwan delegtation formed by government officials, researchers and industry players recently concluded a six-day visit in Japan, where they probed the possibilities of forming strategic...

Commentary: Taiwan central bank needs to adopt necessary measures to face global currency battle

Jan 30, 11:30

The Japan government recently started its quantitative easing (QE) policies putting pressure on other Asia currencies. Taiwan's premier Sean Chen has urged Taiwan's central bank to...

Everlight obtains orders for 55,000 LED street lamps for government projects

Jan 23, 21:49

The Taiwan government plans to switch 180,000 street lamps in four special municipalities to LED, and so far Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has obtained contracts...

Taiwan makers concern about losing order from Japan DSC vendors

Jan 21, 22:39

As Japan has started to implement new policies to drop its exchange rate after the new government came aboard, Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers concern that the new...

Taiwan market: MOEA subsidies help sales of energy-saving home appliances

Jan 18, 15:29

Due to oil and electricity price hikes, the second wave of energy-saving home appliance subsidies introduced by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in 2012 showed positive...

Foxconn to follow government policy and regulations over Sharp investments

Jan 7, 22:07

Commenting on the president of Sharp's recent statement about the cooperation between Sharp and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), Foxconn pointed out that the company...

Leotek wins procurement of 6,000 LED street lamps from Taipei government

Dec 24, 22:44

Leotek Electronics, a LED lighting maker belonging to the Lite-On Group, has won procurement of about 6,000 LED street lamps from Taipei City Government through open-bid competition,...

BOE signs US$5.26 billion agreement with China government to construct new 8.5G line

Dec 24, 22:42

China-based panel maker BOE has officially signed an investment agreement with the Chongqing Municipal Government to jointly invest CNY$32.8 billion (US$5.26 billion) in constructing...

Taiwan market: Government official recommends Wi-Fi hot spot sharing

Dec 20, 16:04

Mobile telecom carriers in the Taiwan market have been establishing Wi-Fi networks to offload increasing mobile Internet-access traffic, but dense distribution of Wi-Fi hot spots...

Compal, Inventec to increase notebook shipments from inland China in 2013

Dec 19, 22:08

Facing strong pressure from rising labor costs in China, notebook ODMs will accelerate their pace in shifting production to inland China in 2013 with Compal set to move all its notebook...

Kingston partners with ESET and ClevX for encrypted flash drives

Dec 14, 12:16

Kingston Technology has partnered with security software developer ESET and ClevX, an IP development and licensing company, to enhance its encrypted USB flash drives for keeping sensitive...

China may levy 30-50% punitive tariffs on polysilicon from EU, US, and Korea in 1Q13

Dec 11, 10:35

China's government reportedly has made a preliminary decision to levy punitive tarrifs on polysilicon imports from EU, South Korea, and US in the first quarter of 2013 in line with...

Taiwan market: Samsung to push into PC retail

Nov 29, 15:16

Samsung Electronics Taiwan expects its channel retail network to expand significantly in 2013 and the company will also start entering Taiwan's enterprise PC and government procurement...

Makers complain about low price ceiling for Taiwan government LED street lamp procurements

Nov 27, 20:16

The Taipei and Kaohsiug City Governments have set ceiling prices of about NT$8,000 (US$274) for LED street lamp open bids, and some Taiwan-based LED lighting makers have complained...

Intel reduces StudyBook shipment forecast

Nov 21, 21:02

Intel originally expected its StudyBook tablet shipments to reach 3-4 million units in the period from January 2013 to June 2014; however, the company has reduced the forecast volume...

Taiwan may set up green industry credit guarantee fund to boost exports of solar products

Nov 15, 15:55

The Taiwan government's National Development Fund (NDF) has approved the establishment of a NT$10 billion (US$345.7 million) lending program to offer loans for exports of green energy...

Notebook brands turn conservative about accumulating orders to inland plants

Nov 12, 22:40

While notebook ODMs become aggressive about building up their production capacities at plants in inland China to save costs, notebook vendors taken a more conservative stance about...

China government expected to issue new energy-saving subsidies in 2013, say sources

Nov 12, 21:27

Rumors are circulating in the panel market that in 2013 China's government will release a new wave of energy-saving subsidies similar to 2012, which include funding for LCD TVs.

Giga Solar urges Taiwan government to develop domestic market

Nov 5, 13:57

Taiwan-based solar conductive paste maker Giga Solar unveiled a solar-power generating plant in Tainan, southern Taiwan on October 26, 2012.

Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar

Taiwan government wooing overseas Taiwan investors

Nov 1, 15:49

Taiwan's government has kicked off a three-year project aiming to attract Taiwan investors operating in overseas markets to commit investments back in the homeland.

Digitimes Research: China government continues to support LCD industry

Oct 25, 20:32

The China government is continuing to help China's TFT LCD industry by increasing funding to various companies for development of technology, as well as by reducing or eliminating...

Commentary: Short-term subsidization will not help LED industry in the long run

Oct 19, 15:32

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) recently announced plans to subsidize household LED light bulbs, but, there are no unified standards that measure the energy-saving qualities...

China government plans to release 2,500-2,690MHz bands for TDD-LTE, says report

Oct 16, 13:41

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) plans to assign 2,500-2,690 MHz frequency bands, a total bandwidth of 190MHz, for TDD-LTE mobile communications, according...

Commentary: Non-FIT business model to pave way for grid parity

Oct 15, 11:14

The continuous feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts by Europe's governments and increasing trade barriers have been pushing the solar market into suffocation. The price fall seems never ending...

Commentary: China government implements new strategies for expanding local panel industry

Oct 11, 12:00

China-based panel makers are catching up to Taiwan-based ones in terms of panel production capacity, and China's Ministry of Science and Technology recently announced that it will...

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    Photo: Company, Oct 22.

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