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J.R. Wu

Feb 24 2017

Tech groups Softbank and Foxconn to deepen ties with joint venture

TOKYO/TAIPEI Japan's Softbank Group and Taiwan's Foxconn will soon begin operating a joint venture that deepens ties between two of Asia's biggest technology companies, they said on Friday.

Feb 03 2017

Wistron plant in Indian tech hub solely for iPhone: source

MUMBAI/TAIPEI An assembly plant that Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Feb 02 2017

Uber ups the ante in fight with Taiwan authorities by suspending service

TAIPEI Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said it will suspend its service in Taiwan from Feb. 10, firing the latest salvo in the ride-hailing service company's long-running dispute with the island's authorities over mounting fines.

Jan 22 2017

Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion

TAIPEI Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on Sunday.

Jan 20 2017

Taiwan December export orders rise for fifth month, but momentum slows

TAIPEI Taiwan's December export orders grew for a fifth straight month but slower than forecast, raising some concerns that demand for its tech shipments will cool after the year-end holiday season.

Jan 20 2017

Amid tension, Taiwan says wants 'new era' of peace with China

TAIPEI Taiwan aspires to create a "new era" of peace with China as military action cannot resolve problems, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said in a letter to Pope Francis, lauding Taipei's peaceful intentions at a time of tension with Beijing.

Jan 18 2017

China urges U.S. to bar Taiwan delegation from Trump inauguration

BEIJING/TAIPEI The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing's relations with the incoming government.

Jan 13 2017

Chinese tech giant's Taiwan deals unravel as Powertech calls off share pact

TAIPEI Taiwan's Powertech Technology Inc said Friday it was terminating a share agreement with China's Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd, unraveling more than $2 billion in deal-making that the state-run Chinese giant had hoped to seal on the island.

Jan 12 2017

Taiwan's TSMC chief praises Trump's U.S. jobs goal as fourth-quarter profit sets record

TAIPEI The chief of Taiwan's TSMC , the world's largest contract chipmaker and a major Apple Inc supplier, on Thursday praised the goal of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to create more jobs in the United States.

Jan 09 2017

Chinese state tabloid warns Trump, end one China policy and China will take revenge

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI State-run Chinese tabloid Global Times warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that China would "take revenge" if he reneged on the one-China policy, only hours after Taiwan's president made a controversial stopover in Houston. | Video

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