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Taiwan solar cell makers should consolidate, says Motech CEO

Jul 1, 15:16

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, are facing the impact of US anti-dumping tariffs and increasing competition from China and other countries, have to consolidate...

Taiwan market: Sony unveils MILC Alpha 7R II

Jul 1, 12:26

Sony on June 30 unveiled Alpha 7R II, a digital MILC (mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera) model, for launch in the Taiwan market on July 23 at a recommended retail price of NT$94,980...

Sony digital MILC Alpha 7R II

First-tier China makers to sell solar production lines, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 11:58

Several first-tier China-based PV makers, in an attempt to reduce operating burdens and concentrate resources on product lines or business with significant international competitiveness,...

Stagnant tablet demand to continue in 2H15, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 11:13

Global sales of Apple's iPad and tablets launched by brand-name and China-based white-box vendors have been far short of original expectation and the stagnant demand is expected to...

Taiwan market: Projector market at less than 20,000 in 1Q15

Jul 1, 11:02

The Taiwan projector market reached 19,900 units in the first quarter of 2015, down 11.4% on year and down 9% on quarter, according to figures from IDC. The education segment was...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile, Huawei expanding mobile device sales

Newswatch - Jun 30, 16:16

Sony Mobile Communications and Huawei have both recently launched their latest products in Taiwan and are looking to expand their presence in the local market.

Taiwan to mothball No. 4 nuclear power plant

Jun 30, 16:14

The state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) will put mothball No. 4 nuclear power plant consisting of two generators located in northeastern Taiwan for three years on July 1, according...

Taipower to limit power supply to industrial users

Jun 30, 15:03

With Taiwan's power consumption having risen significantly due to hot weather, the government-owned Taipower's operating reserve may drop to as low as 2.2% shortly and the issue could...

TEEMA opens 2nd Smart Living Center in Nantong, China

Jun 30, 14:49

The second Smart Living Center, planned by the Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) and located in Nantong, China opened on June 29, linked with the...

Guo Tai-qiang, TEEMA chairman (right)

Taiwan to hike minimum wages

Jun 30, 11:16

Taiwan will hike its monthly minimum wage by 3.81% from NT$19,273 (US$623) to NT$20,008 and the hourly minimum wage rate will rise 4.35% from NT$115 to NT$120, with the new wage schemes...

Industry mergers may boost SPIL's role, says company chairman

Jun 29, 21:26

The role of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) could be more important following mergers in the worldwide semiconductor industry, according to Bough Lin, chairman for the Taiwan-based...

Taiwan LED makers faced with decreased global TV demand, competition from China makers

Jun 29, 21:25

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers and LED packaging service providers have been faced with decreasing orders for LED backlighting from international LCD TV vendors...

Solar cell makers lower prices

Jun 29, 14:33

Solar cell makers in countries other than China and Taiwan have lowered quotes for polycrystalline models from US$0.37-0.38/W to US$0.35-0.36/W, according to industry sources in Ta...

Darfon appoints new chairman

Stockwatch - Jun 25, 14:43

Taiwan-based keyboard maker Darfon Electronics has appointed its president Andy Su as the new chairman of the company, while former chairman Sheaffer Lee has stepped down after serving...

Taiwan May manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Jun 24, 20:02

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 107.49 for May 2015, decreasing 0.23% on month and 2.57% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Sales from vendors in Southern Taiwan Science Park to grow in 2015

Jun 24, 15:35

The Southern Taiwan Science Park currently has 200 vendors with cumulative investments of NT$1.3 trillion (US$42.15 billion). Sales volume from the vendors totaled NT$640 billion...

Commentary: Taiwan notebook vendors, ODMs cautious about 2H15 outlook

Jun 24, 14:51

Taiwan-based notebook vendors and ODMs are guardedly optimistic about the prospects of the notebook market for the second half of 2015 and are pinning their hopes on the release of...

ECS to quit own-brand DIY motherboard business, say Taiwan makers

Jun 24, 12:32

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced that it will no longer actively market own-brand DIY motherboards but will undertake ODM/OEM production if clients have demand, and...

Monocrystal expanding sapphire capacity to target global share of 30%, say Taiwan makers

Jun 24, 12:30

Russia-based Monocrystal is expanding its monthly sapphire production capacity from 4.0 million 2-inch wafers in equivalent currently to 5.0 million units to target a global market...

Taiwan sees decreased May export order value, says MOEA

Jun 23, 21:19

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.79 billion in total in May 2015, decreasing 4.1% on month and 5.9% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1.7 billion in January-May, says MOEA

Jun 23, 12:32

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,443 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.718 billion in January-May 2015, respectively...

Taiwan ranks 3rd among China polysilicon suppliers in April

Jun 22, 23:44

China imported 10,897 tons of solar-grade polysilicon in April 2015, with 1,851 tons (or 16.99%) coming from Taiwan, behind only the 3,785 tons from South Korea and 3,667 tons from...

Catcher subsidiary to acquire equipment from China-based Jingdiao

Stockwatch - Jun 22, 23:39

Catcher Technology has announced that its subsidiary in Suqian, China has acquired equipment from China-based Beijing Jingdiao, according to a company's post on Taiwan Stock Exchange...

Apple in-house developing TDDI solutions, say Taiwan chipmakers

Jun 22, 15:18

Apple is internally developing touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions for its iPhones, according to sources in Taiwan's IC design industry.

Taiwan market: Gogoro launches electric scooters starting at NT$128,000

Jun 22, 14:42

Taiwan-based Gogoro on June 17 unveiled the Gogoro Smartscooter and Gogoro Plus for launch in the Taipei metropolitan area on July 25 at retail prices of NT$128,000 (US$4,129) and...

Gogoro Smartscooter and Gogoro Plus

Taiwan market: FET to offer smart home services in 2H15

Jun 22, 14:29

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) will provide smart home services based on its mobile communications networks through cooperation with other members of the Far Eastern Group in...

Taiwan sees decreased May unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Jun 22, 11:24

Taiwan had 420,000 jobless citizens in May 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.62% which dropped 0.01pp on month and 0.23pp on year, according to statistics released by...

Commentary: What does rising China supply chain mean for Taiwan?

Jun 18, 15:35

As the China government continues to pour money into fostering local supply chains in terms of capacity and technology, Taiwan makers are starting to feel the heat, and as a result...

PV modules shipped from Taiwan, Malaysia detained at Rotterdam seaport

Jun 18, 15:04

1.5 million PV modules equivalent to 50MWp in total capacity, shipped from Taiwan and Malaysia have been detained at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, due to suspected circumvention...

Taiwan market: Asustek to launch high-spec version ZenFone 2

Newswatch - Jun 17, 13:50

Asustek Computer plans to launch the flagship model of its ZenFone 2 series with 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM priced at NT$11,990 (US$388) in the Taiwan market on June 18, according to a...

Taiwan market: Canon launches EOS 5DS, 5DSR

Jun 17, 11:47

Canon on June 16 unveiled two 50.6-megapixel DSLR camera models, the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R, for immediately launch in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$103,900...

Canon DSLR cameras EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R

AUO setting up 21MWp rooftop PV systems in central Taiwan

Jun 17, 11:13

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) have been setting up rooftop PV systems with total installation capacity of 21MWp at its factories in central Taiwan, with the PV systems to...

PV systems set up by AUO on roofs of its factories in central Taiwan

Taiwan market: HTC ships over 1 million HTC Desire family smartphones

Jun 16, 21:23

HTC has shipped over one million units of its HTC Desire family products, including the HTC 816, HTC 820 and HTC 626, in the Taiwan market during the period from May 2014 to April...

Embedded server product maker Artesyn opens new R&D center in Taiwan

Jun 16, 15:42

To provide better service to its Taiwan-based cloud server clients such as Quanta Computer, Inventec and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), embedded computing and power...

Jay Geldmacher, CEO of Artesyn and Stephen Dow, chairman of Artesyn

China MIIT official calls for cross-strait cooperation in telecom

Jun 16, 15:38

Vice minister Liu Lihua for China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), at an annual cross-Taiwan Strait telecommunication conference held in Taiwan on June 15,...

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