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2020/08/07 | Frank Sun

How Did TSMC Become Taiwan's Silicon Shield?

One of the leading semiconductor manufacturers in the world is based in Taiwan. What does this mean for Taiwanese workers? And for Taiwan's geopolitical situation?

2020/07/13 | The Interpreter

The Semiconductor Industry Is Where Politics Gets Real for Taiwan

These tiny semiconductor chips, accounting for 15% of Taiwan's GDP, can profoundly change the world as the U.S. and China fight over the brains of electronics.

2020/07/09 | Abby Huang

TSMC Makes 'World's Largest' Corporate Green Power Purchase Agreement

TSMC will purchase the entire productive capacity of two wind farms off the coast of Changhua, Taiwan. According to Ørsted, the agreement is the largest of its kind in the world.

2020/05/26 | Milo Hsieh

What TSMC and Taiwan Have to Gain From Planned US Factory

TSMC's proposed factory in Arizona would grant one of Taiwan's most important companies direct access to the U.S. market.

2020/05/18 | TNL Staff

TSMC Ceases Huawei Orders After New US Restrictions

In ceasing Huawei orders, TSMC is taking the side of the U.S. in its trade war with China.

2018/09/10 | Roy C. Lee

OPINION: Will the US-China Trade War Really Spur Taiwan's Companies to Leave China?

The government is encouraging Taiwanese companies based in China to take the US-China trade war as their cue to relocate.

2017/04/19 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Here's How to Get the Taiwan Economy Back on Course

As Taiwan faces unprecedented economic challenges, it needs to take stock of its strengths and unique characteristics as it seeks the best path forward.

2017/02/08 | Peter Wood

Chinese Acquisitions Undercut Taiwan, US Semiconductor Industry Edge

Taiwan’s position as a keystone of the global supply of semiconductors is strong, but rapidly eroding.

2015/08/25 | Yuan

TSMC Wins Case Against Former Employee Who Disclosed Classified Information to Samsung

After his non-compete clause ended in February of 2011, Liang Meng-song collected the obligated NT$ 46,000,000 (approximately US$ 1.4 million) worth of stock dividends and was employed at Samsung in July the same year. But TSMC suspected Liang of leaking classified information to Samsung and appealed to forbid him to work for Samsung until the end of this year.