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Apple CEO Tim Cook Avoids Taiwan for Foxconn's 50th; COO Attends Instead

Apple COO Jeff Williams takes a rare trip to Taiwan to commemorate Foxconn's 50th anniversary, while CEO Tim Cook remained true to his words to steer clear away.

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Taiwan Chip Giant TSMC to Build Second Japan Factory, With Sony and Toyota Also Investing in the Venture

Taiwan Chip Giant TSMC to Build Second Japan Factory, With Sony and Toyota Also Investing in the Venture

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has announced its plan to establish a second manufacturing plant in Japan, with support from tech giant Sony and carmaker Toyota.

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US Delegation Sent by Joe Biden Arrives in Taiwan Despite China Opposing Any Official Exchanges Between the 2 Countries

US Delegation Sent by Joe Biden Arrives in Taiwan Despite China Opposing Any Official Exchanges Between the 2 Countries

The unofficial delegation of former US top officials sent by President Joe Biden arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a three-day trip to exchange views on bilateral issues and prospects.

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Joe Biden to Send High-Level Delegation to Taiwan After Its Election That Might Anger China

Joe Biden to Send High-Level Delegation to Taiwan After Its Election That Might Anger China

President Joe Biden is set to dispatch an unofficial delegation of former top officials to Taiwan following its presidential election, a move that could further strain the US-China relations.

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JPMorgan Chase Reportedly Plans to Outsource $500 Billion Custody Business in Hong Kong, Taiwan

JPMorgan Chase Reportedly Plans to Outsource $500 Billion Custody Business in Hong Kong, Taiwan

JPMorgan Chase is reportedly planning to outsource its local custody business operations in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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Google's Renewable Energy Seed Funding Starts In Taiwan

Google will provide seed funding in Asia's renewable energy that will start off in Taiwan. Through the Center for Resource Solutions, the funds will be used to set up renewable energy certification programs.

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Sharp, Foxconn in buyout talks that could reach $5.5 billion

Sharp Corp board has gathered today to weigh the bidding offers. The competition is between the Taiwanese electronics giant, Foxconn and the Japanese government-backed establishment, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. While ICNJ has always been the favoured choice, Foxconn is giving it a stiff competition by way of doubling the offered price along with debt pay-offs and retention of management and employees.

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China's Foxconn overrides Japan's Innovation Network Corp. over Sharp bid

Foxconn has put forth a highly tempting offer of over $5 billion in front of the almost-bankrupt Sharp Corp, which well exceeds its current valuation at $1.8 billion. The other potential buyer, Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, who was already very confident, is not so sure of a win right now. Foxconn's bid amount not only surpasses Innovation's $2.5 billion, the Taiwanese firm has also offered to absorb all of Sharp's debts and not make any top management replacements. While the board does not want their Japanese seller to fall under any kind of foreign control, the decision needs to be based purely on deal economics and not political considerations.

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Qualcomm requires Three-Year stake holding before nominating for proxy

Qualcomm Inc. altered its proxy process requiring shareholders to have their stake in the company for at least three years before nominating people for the board.

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Facebook plans to set up its first Asian data center in Taiwan

Facebook plans to build its first Asian data center in Changhua County, Taiwan. The company plans to invest $300 million for the data center that will sit on 20 hectares of land.

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7-Elevens in Asia: the HQ of Snacks and Unique Services

Though usually considered only when convenient for consumers in the US, the 7-Eleven franchise in Asia has become a different company, selling varieties of snacks and services to its varied customers across Asia.

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Beauty products are the next big thing in Korean export

While Korea is hurting from a long drop in exports, one industry is booming in shipments and posts double-digit growth. This draws the attention of policymakers seeking for a new way to grow its export.

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China Panda TV is Amazon Twitch.tv's nemesis

Amazon Twitch.tv should get ready to face its upcoming tough competitor - China's Panda TV. Panda TV is an e-sports streaming service that will go in a direct competition with Amazon Twitch.tv as revealed this week.

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Foxconn Technology denies termination of $1B investment in Indonesia

Foxconn, the electronics company headquartered in Taiwan, has pulled out $1B investment to Indonesia, rumors have it. But according to a report, Foxconn claims they haven't cancelled it yet.

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Apple stock rebounds after Tim Cook's e-mail on China sales

Apple's stock rose sharply Monday after chief executive Tim Cook sent a rare e-mail to a news commentator, saying sales in China had been strong.

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