A controversial giant petrochemical project in Taiwan is expected to be abandoned after the island's leader voiced his opposition on environmental grounds, officials said Friday.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has risen to global prominence by transforming itself from a contract maker into a viable brand, one of the toughest feats in the fiercely competitive hi-tech industry.
Taiwan further relaxed controls Tuesday on high-tech investments in China by local firms, allowing makers of flat-panel television screens to export their most advanced technology to the mainland.
Taiwan is to relax controls on investments from mainland China in the island's high-tech companies, a senior economic official said Sunday.
Chinese firms will be allowed to own up to a fifth of Taiwan's flat-screen makers as the island further eases its controls on investments from the mainland, local media reported Monday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's leading contract microchip maker, said Thursday its profits in the three months to December rose nearly 25 percent on the back of strong demand.
The parent of Taiwanese IT giant Foxconn will pay over $130 million to become the major shareholder in a solar cell company as part of a plan to expand into renewable energy, officials said Wednesday.
Taiwanese export orders hit a historical high of $406.72 billion in 2010 on strong demand for computers, smartphones and other consumer electronic products, the government said Thursday.