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Compal begins mass production of smartphones in Vietnam, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 6, 16:10

Compal Electronics' plants in Vietnam have started mass production in small volumes and currently have about 100-200 workers. Compal aims to recruit a total of 2,000, according to...

Samsung invests US$3 billion in Vietnam OLED facilities, says report

Aug 7, 14:24

Samsung Display will invest US$3 billion to expand OLED display module facilities in Vietnam, according to a report from Korea-based Money Today.

Foxconn Vietnam investment plan rejected

Jul 13, 14:59

Investment Promotion Agency under Vinh Phuc Province, northern Vietnam, has rejected a US$200 million investment plan proposed by Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics, according...

Foxconn slows down investment in Vietnam

Newswatch - Jul 7, 21:57

The Foxconn Group apparently has slowed down its investment in Vietnam as the group has continued to build up production lines in India and Indonesia in order to roll out products...

Korea IT players aggressively investing in Vietnam

May 14, 15:34

Korea-based IT players such as Samsung Electronics, Samsung Display and LG Electronics see Vietnam as an important production base and have been increasing their investments in the...

Samsung Display considers moving LCM business to China or Vietnam, says report

Apr 20, 21:57

After separating its LCD and OLED businesses, Samsung Display is reportedly considering moving its LCD module (LCM) business, which is currently still operating in South Korea, to...

Compal to resume production at Vietnam factory, says president

Dec 29, 11:26

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics will resume production at its factory in Hanoi, northern Vietnam, as soon as the second half of 2015, according to company president Ray Chen.

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees increasing semiconductor exports to Vietnam

Jun 12, 15:28

As labor costs in China are gradually rising, IT players have started turning to establish production lines in Vietnam, increasing the country's demand for upstream semiconductors...

Taiwan expansion plans in Vietnam unchanged despite anti-China protests

May 20, 19:30

Although many of factories set up in Vietnam by Taiwan-based enterprises were attacked by mobs in anti-China protests last week, Taiwan-based makers operating in Vietnam say their...

Young Fast reports January performance; expects to increase operations in Vietnam

Feb 10, 16:00

Touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics Technology has reported January 2014 consolidated revenues reached approximately NT$426 million (US$14 million), up 21.37% on month but...

Young Fast concentrates production in Vietnam and China

Nov 12, 20:01

Touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics has begun adjusting its production capacity through concentrating production at its factories in Vietnam and southern China since the...

Windows phones challenging Android for Vietnam smartphone market, says IDC

Newswatch - Sep 4, 12:37

A total of 5.8 million mobile phones were shipped to Vietnam in the second quarter of 2013, in which shipments of feature phones contracted 25.8% sequentially due to aggressive shipments...

Tablet sales in Vietnam surge 233% in 1H13, says GfK

Aug 26, 14:17

The tablet craze that is currently taking the world by storm has also infected Vietnam to a large extent with consumers eagerly snapping up the increasingly popular smart devices...

Panasonic to expand interior lighting business in Asia

Jun 11, 11:57

Japan-based Panasonic has announced a full-scale expansion of its interior lighting business into Asia, as part of the firm's drive to increase overseas sales of such products. Starting...

Panasonic to scale down ALIVH board production in Taiwan, Vietnam, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 19, 12:31

Panasonic Electronic Devices, a subsidiary of Panasonic, reportedly plans to reduce the production capacity of its ALIVH (any layer interstitial via hole) boards at its PCB plants...

Digitimes Research: Southeast Asia solar markets need subsidies to stimulate growth

Nov 8, 20:25

Countries in Southeast Asia such as Vietnam, Malaysia, and the Philippines have sufficient sunlight hours which is suitable to develop a strong solar market.

New iPad leads surge in Vietnam tablet market, says IDC

Oct 12, 10:31

According to a report by research firm IDC, the Vietnam tablet market registered growth of 110% on quarter during the second quarter of 2012. Pent-up demand for Apple's new iPad 3...

Wintek expanding touch panel capacity in Vietnam, says report

Aug 16, 16:12

Wintek is expanding its production capacity of touch panels for use in iPad and iPhone in Bac Giang Province, northeastern Vietnam, with an investment of US$870 million, according...

Getac to push rugged PC and notebook component businesses in 2012

Mar 1, 01:05

Getac Technology, after stopping its notebook OEM business, is turning its focus to the rugged PC industry, and is also pushing its car electronics and fiberglass chassis businesses...

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Compal to prepare for volume production at Vietnam factory, says president

Jan 9, 10:59

Compal Electronics will prepare to begin volume production at its factory in Vietnam if labor shortages and hikes in wage rates in China pose serious problems, according to company...

Increasing rare earths production likely to affect energy saving lighting devices

Sep 29, 14:11

The supply-and-demand for rare earths is expected to shift from the current status of being in shortage to an oversupply in 2013 as many countries have stepped up their exploitation...

Chunghwa Telecom starts operating subsidiary in Vietnam

Jun 3, 01:40

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on June 2 began operating its wholly-owned subsidiary in Vietnam to provide VPN services, ICT total solutions and Internet-based energy saving services mainly...

Teco wind motor receives significant order from Vietnam

Jun 1, 01:00

Teco's wind motor has received a significant order from Vietnam's Binh Thuan province. The order contains 30 units of 2MW wind motors and the first 10 units will be delivered before...

Wintek to set up factory in Vietnam

Mar 28, 12:10

Wintek will begin establishing a factory for touch panel modules and LCD modules (LCMs) in Bac Giang Province, northeastern Vietnam, with an initial investment of US$100-150 million,...

Foxconn says no clear schedule on plant establishment in Vietnam

Oct 19, 01:50

Commenting on a report that stated Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has recently postponed its investment for establishing a new handset plant in Vietnam, FIH spokesperson pointed...

Trend Micro to set up office in Vietnam

Aug 12, 11:51

Taiwan-based Trend Micro on August 11 announced it will establish an office in Hanoi, Vietnam to market its information security software solutions and services based on cloud comp...

CHT to set up subsidiary in Vietnam

Apr 28, 15:41

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 27 announced the establishment of a wholly owned subsidiary in Vietnam via an investment of NT$160 million (US$5.1 million). Operations are scheduled...

Forcecon withdraws Vietnam investment due to uncertainty about Compal

Mar 25, 11:54

Forcecon Technology, a supplier of thermal modules for Compal Electronics, has decided to temporarily withdraw its initial investment of nearly US$10 million in a Vietnam subsidiary...

New plants in Vietnam and China to raise Compal monthly notebook capacity to 7 million by 3Q10

Feb 26, 16:26

Compal Electronics expects to have a monthly capacity of seven million notebooks by the end of the third quarter of 2010 once its fifth production plant in Kunshan, China and the...

Accton to set up joint venture with Viettel Telecom in Vietnam

Jan 7, 11:54

Taiwan-based network equipment maker Accton Technology has decided to set up a joint venture (JV) with Viettel Telecom in Vietnam to develop carrier-grade networking equipment targeting...

Kingston to see more than US$1 billion in Asia revenues in 2009

Dec 23, 10:16

Kingston Technology will see revenues reach US$1.1 billion in Asia in 2009, up over 20% from US$900 million in 2008, according to Scott Chen, company vice president for APAC business...

Chunghwa Telecom interested in investment in two mobile telecom carriers in Vietnam, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 7, 10:21

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is evaluating the feasibility of investing in MobiFone and VinaPhone, two mobile communication service providers belonging to state-owned Vietnam Telecom Services...

Young Fast Vietnam plant to start production of touch panels in 4Q09

Sep 9, 16:32

Taiwan touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics plans to start small volume production at its Vietnam plant in the fourth quarter of 2009, and ramp up the production in 2010,...

Taiwan market: Japan-based Brother aims at 15% market share for laser printers in 2009

Sep 3, 16:20

Japan-based Brother Industries on September 2 announced expanded operations in the Taiwan market for laser printers and MFPs (multi-function peripherals).

Compal reaffirms commitment to Vietnam

Stockwatch - Aug 5, 16:18

Compal has indicated that the company's Vietnam investment project will continue as planned, according to a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

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