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TSMC sees multi-year growth ahead, to boost chip spending in 2022

Jan 13 2022

TAIPEI Taiwanese chip firm TSMC expects strong growth to accelerate in coming years due to booming semiconductor demand, as the tech giant on Thursday reported a record quarterly profit and said it plans to spend at least a third more than last year.

Japan urges more chip tie-ups with Taiwan at trade talks

Jan 10 2022

TAIPEI Japan called for greater collaboration with Taiwan on semiconductors at a bilateral economic and trade meeting on Tuesday.

Japan urges more chip tie-ups with Taiwan at trade talks

Jan 10 2022

TAIPEI, Jan 11 Japan called for greater collaboration with Taiwan on semiconductors at a bilateral economic and trade meeting on Tuesday.

In New Year's speech, Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism'

Jan 01 2022

TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen had a New Year message for China on Saturday: military conflict is not the answer, but Beijing responded with a stern warning that if Taiwan crossed any red line it would lead to "profound catastrophe".

In New Year's speech, Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism'

Dec 31 2021

TAIPEI, Jan 1Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen marked the new year with a message for China: military conflict is not the answer.

REFILE-Taiwan chip designer MediaTek says next year's supply largely in hand

Dec 16 2021

TAIPEI, Dec 16 Taiwan chip designer MediaTek Inc on Wednesday said that its supply for next year is largely in hand, amid a global chip shortage that has disrupted production for car makers and consumer electronics suppliers.

China targeted Taipei's allies while U.S. hosted democracy summit -Taiwan foreign minister

Dec 14 2021

TAIPEI Nicaragua's decision last week to cut ties with Taiwan was part of a deliberate move by China to target the island's diplomatic allies after it was excluded from a democracy summit hosted by Washington, Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

German chip chemical supplier Merck to invest 500 million euros in Taiwan

Dec 14 2021

TAIPEI German supplier of chemicals and materials used in making semiconductors, Merck KGaA, announced on Tuesday it is to invest 500 million euros in Taiwan over the next five to seven years, primarily in semiconductor technologies.

Chip giant Taiwan's energy security on the line with LNG referendum

Dec 13 2021

TAOYUAN, Taiwan Taiwanese voters will decide this Saturday on a new LNG terminal considered key for the chipmaking powerhouse to secure its energy supply but facing attacks from conservationists - and from an opposition party eager to wrong-foot the government. | Video

Taiwan says China military trying to wear it out, but it can respond

Nov 29 2021

TAIPEI China's military is trying to wear out Taiwan's armed forces with its repeated missions nearby, but Taiwan is capable of responding, Taipei's defence minister said on Monday after a renewed spike in Chinese air force activity.

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