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TSMC expects 5G earnings boost, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk

18 Jul 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) on Thursday said it expects a stronger half-year on 5G telecoms demand, and that a dispute over chip-making materials between Japan and South Korea is its most uncertain factor.

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk

18 Jul 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big source of uncertainty.

Eva Air cancels hundreds more flights as cabin crew strike drags on

03 Jul 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's Eva Airways has cancelled 550 more flights scheduled through mid-July as a cabin crew strike entered its 14th day, after latest negotiations on work conditions and wages broke down this week.

Trump talk of easing Huawei ban lifts suppliers' shares despite doubts

02 Jul 2019

HONG KONG/TAIPEI U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow U.S. firms to sell "high tech" products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers to the Chinese smartphone maker on Monday, even as some experts wondered what had changed.

Trump talk of easing Huawei ban lifts suppliers' shares despite doubts

02 Jul 2019

HONG KONG/TAIPEI U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow U.S. firms to sell "high tech" products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers to the Chinese smartphone maker on Monday, even as some experts wondered what had changed.

Taiwan's president to visit U.S. in July, angering China

01 Jul 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, angering China, which urged Washington not to allow her to visit.

Pro-China groups step up offensive to win over Taiwan

26 Jun 2019

TAIPEI/HONG KONG When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island.

Pro-China groups step up offensive to win over Taiwan

26 Jun 2019

TAIPEI/HONG KONG When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island.

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency

21 Jun 2019

TAIPEI Apple Inc supplier Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year. | Video

UPDATE 4-Taiwan's Eva Airways cancels some international flights due to strike

20 Jun 2019

* Transport ministry asking rival airlines, military for aid (Adds company's statement in para 5, 6)

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