Category Archives: Politics

Brokerage issues ‘buy’ rating on TSMC, cites sales of 7nm chips

Taipei, An Asian brokerage has given shares of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) a “buy” rating, saying it was upbeat about the company’s forecast sales of chips on the advanced 7 nanometer process.

In a research note issued …

Risk of South China Sea Strife if Beijing Attempts Defense Zone

TAIPEI, TAIWAN An air defense zone declared by Beijing, or any effort to stop civilian ship traffic, would raise the risk of conflict in the disputed South China Sea after years of calm, because either move would inconvenience day-to-day operations, …

Risk of South China Sea Strife if Beijing Attempts Defense Zone

TAIPEI, TAIWAN An air defense zone declared by Beijing, or any effort to stop civilian ship traffic, would raise the risk of conflict in the disputed South China Sea after years of calm, because either move would inconvenience day-to-day operations, …

World Economic Forum Helps Vietnam Bill Itself as a Business Alternative to China

TAIPEI Vietnam has a chance this week as World Economic Forum host to show curious foreign investors they can ship exports from the fast-growing country to China or the United States without the hazards of a widening Sino-U.S. trade dispute.…

KMT protests to Japan over comfort women statue issue

Taipei, The head of a Tainan-based association promoting the rights of comfort women, along with several Tainan City councilors and legislators of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) delivered a petition to the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association’s (JTEA’s) Taipei office Monday in a …