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Taiwan sets short-term PV installation capacity target of 1.52GWp

Sep 9, 14:57

The Taiwan government on September 8 approved a 2-year PV power generation development project proposed by the Bureau of Energy (BOE) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, with...

Taiwan sees increased August export value

Sep 8, 15:07

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$24.66 billion for August 2016, increasing 2.2% on month and 1% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.67 billion rose...

China smartphone vendors to place more orders with Taiwan ODMs

Sep 8, 13:53

China-based smartphone vendors are likely to place more orders for mid-range to high-end models with Taiwan-based handset ODMs as they are shifting their focus to the high-end segment,...

SEMICON Taiwan 2016: Advanced packaging remains in the spotlight

Sep 7, 12:22

Semicon Taiwan 2016 will kick off in Taipei from September 7-9, with advanced packaging remaining a major focus.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset makers to post decreased shipments in 4Q16

Sep 7, 12:13

Shipments of handsets, mostly smartphone models, by Taiwan-based handset makers are expected to peak at 14.49 million units in the third quarter of 2016 before sliding to 13.47 million...

Taiwan market: HTC begins selling fitness bands

Newswatch - Sep 6, 21:04

HTC has has begun selling the UA Band smart fitness bracelet in the Taiwan market and will launch the UA Heart Rate at the end of September. HTC co-developed the devices with US-based...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issue expected to benefit Taiwan battery shipments, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 15:35

The recall of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 over battery issues has raised concerns among worldwide smartphone brands about their battery quality and is expected to benefit Taiwan-based...

Taiwan August CPI down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Sep 6, 12:28

Taiwan's August 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.99 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.03% on month but increased 0.57% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan TFT-LCD panel makers focus on in-cell development on TDDI technology

Sep 5, 21:07

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT), at the Touch Taiwan 2016 taking place in Taipei during August 24-26, showed that they...

BenQ Materials to shut down factory in southern Taiwan

Sep 5, 11:31

Polarizer maker BenQ Materials will close its factory in Southern Taiwan Science Park at the end of September and lay off 247 employees, according to the company.

Demand from Taiwan chipmakers brisk, says Namics

Sep 2, 11:36

Demand from Taiwan-based Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and other chipmakers has been strong, according to Japan-based...

Taiwan approves MediaTek US$192 million investment in China

Sep 2, 11:34

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved two investment projects in China proposed by MediaTek totaling US$191.75 million.

Linde establishes R&D center in Taiwan

Sep 1, 16:30

The Linde Group has opened a new electronics R&D center in Taichung, Taiwan on September 1, with the company investing approximately EUR five million (US$5.6 million) to help...

Calitech plans Taiwan OTC listing

Newswatch - Sep 1, 12:13

Taiwan-based Calitech, which provides key parts for semiconductor front-end equipment, plans to list on the local over-the-counter (OTC) market at the end of September.

MOEA sets tentative 2017 feed-in tariffs for renewable energy

Aug 31, 14:50

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has set tentative feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy to be generated in 2017, with the rates for PV...

Taiwan market: LG launches X-series smartphones

Aug 31, 11:35

LG Electronics has launched two models of its new X-series smartphones, the LG X Fast (X5) and the X Power (X3), in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up the sales value of smartphones...

IBM Taiwan expects growth potential in Taiwan, says executive

Aug 30, 14:53

IBM Taiwan hardware business general manager Nelson Lee expects the company to still have a lot of room for growth in the Taiwan hardware market; however, instead of purely selling...

Nelson Lee, IBM Taiwan hardware business general manager

TSMC orders equipment for NT$21.3 billion

Stockwatch - Aug 29, 21:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) purchased machinery equipment from Ebara, ASML and Applied Materials for a total of NT$21.3 billion (US$669.7 million), according...

TOK steps up investment in Taiwan

Aug 29, 21:02

Tokyo Ohka Kogyo (TOK) is looking to expand its investment in Taiwan, which will become the Japan-based vendor's production hub for the East Asia market, according to the manufacturer...

Formosa Sun Energy wins EPC contract for setting up 4MWp rooftop PV systems in southern Taiwan

Aug 29, 11:54

Formosa Sun Energy has won an open-bid project from the government of Chiayi City, southern Taiwan, to set up rooftop PV systems with total installation capacity of 4MWp in the city,...

Glass substrates in tight supply in 3Q16, says Corning Taiwan president

Aug 26, 14:17

Global supply of glass substrates for making display panels is tight in the third quarter of 2016 and this will help slow declines in glass substrate price, according to Daniel Tseng,...

Corning Display Technologies Taiwan president Daniel Tseng at Touch Taiwan 2016

Taiwan market: Sharp launches Aquos Z2 smartphone

Aug 26, 12:15

Sharp has launched its latest smartphone, the Aquos Z2, in the Taiwan market. The device will be available in early September, priced at NT$8,990 (US$284) unlocked.

Sharp launches Aquos Z2 in Taiwan

Google to use renewable energy in Taiwan datacenter

Aug 26, 11:59

Google will use renewable energy to power a datacenter in Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, central Taiwan, the company's global energy policy and strategy director Marsden Hanna...

Heraeus showcases flexible, foldable touch panel technology at Touch Taiwan 2016

Aug 26, 10:18

Germany-based Heraeus is showcasing dry-film resist photolithography, a high-resolution patterning process for use in Clevios-brand conductive polymer film to make flexible and foldable...

SPIL chairman calls for more open government policy

Aug 26, 10:18

Packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) chairman Bough Lin has urged Taiwan's government to create a more open investment environment for China-based...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 8.8% in 3Q16, says IEK

Aug 25, 15:22

The production value of PCB products rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in China and Taiwan is expected to grow 8.8% sequentially to NT$144.2 billion (US$4.54 billion) in the third...

Taiwan supply chain makers to benefit from release of PS4 Neo, PS4 Slim, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 25, 15:20

Taiwan-based makers in Sony's PlayStation supply chain, particularly lens maker Kinko Optical and ODMs Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron, will benefit significantly from the planned...

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales up slightly in July

Newswatch - Aug 24, 21:37

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 619,000 units in July, increasing 1.9% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Taiwan FTC approves acquisition of HMI by ASML

Aug 24, 20:06

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned acquisition of Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI) by Netherlands-based ASML, stating the deal complies with fair trade...

Taiwan market: Mobile Internet-access infrastructure key to development of mobile payments, says NCC

Aug 24, 20:04

The Taiwan government has been boosting development of mobile payment services in Taiwan, and its is essential to enhance mobile broadband Internet-access infrastructure, especially...

Taiwan market: Philips launches Hue 2.0 smart LED lighting

Aug 24, 12:21

Philips has launched Hue 2.0 series smart LED lighting systems in the Taiwan market, with an entry-level system consisting of three 800-lumen light bulbs, an E27 lamp holder and Hue...

Philips Hue 2.0 smart LED lighting systems

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Aug 24, 12:20

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 110.05 for July 2016, increasing 0.94% on month and 0.65% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Taiwan market: Acer, CHT jointly launch smart mobile office solutions

Aug 24, 12:17

Acer Communications and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have jointly launched smart mobile office solutions for the Taiwan market. The smart mobile office solutions are based on Acer's abPBX...

Innolux to showcase various notebook-use panels at Touch Taiwan 2016

Aug 23, 15:01

Innolux will exhibit a number of notebook-use panels at Touch Taiwan 2016 to take place in Taipei during August 24-26, according to the company.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$6 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 23, 11:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,948 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$6.07 billion in January-July 2016, the former decreasing...

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  • Rugged computer device maker Getac reports strong sales for November

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  • Nanya posts revenue growth in November

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  • HTC sees revenues continue to drop in November

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  • Sinbon Electronics November revenues roughly flat on month

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  • General Interface Solution sees decreased November revenues

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  • Vietnam aims at 7.0%, 10.7% of total power generation for renewable energy in 2020, 2030

    Before Going to Press | 5h 14min ago

  • Local governments in China temporarily suspend PV installation applications

    Before Going to Press | 5h 15min ago

  • Darfon Electronics sees decreased November revenues

    Before Going to Press | 5h 17min ago

  • Diode maker Eris November revenues rise

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    Before Going to Press | 5h 19min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 5h 23min ago

  • TSMC orders equipment for NT$13.5 billion

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