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Samsung Heavy to Build 6 of World’s Largest Container Ship for US$920 mln

Samsung Heavy to Build 6 of World’s Largest Container Ship for US$920 mln

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder in South Korea, said Tuesday it has secured a US$920 million order to build six of the world’s largest container ship. Under the deal with Taiwanese shipping firm Evergreen Marine Corp., Samsung Heavy will build six ultra-large box ships with a capacity [...]

Philips Signs Agreement to Create Taiwan’s First Fully Digitalized Pathology Department

Philips Signs Agreement to Create Taiwan’s First Fully Digitalized Pathology Department

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TPVGH) will utilize the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution to transform its pathology tissue examination to digital diagnostics. By allowing tissue samples to be remotely viewed [...]

GT Advanced Technologies and GlobalWafers Sign Long-Term, Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Silicon Carbide

GT Advanced Technologies and GlobalWafers Sign Long-Term, Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Silicon Carbide

HUDSON, N.H. and HSINCHU, Taiwan, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — GTAT Corporation, d/b/a GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) and GlobalWafers Co., Ltd. (GWC) have entered into a long-term agreement whereby the expertise of both companies will combine to forge a new source of supply of silicon carbide wafers. GWC, already one of the world’s top producers [...]

Efinix® and M31 Technology Corporation Partner to Address Demand for Emerging AI Edge Computing Requirements

Efinix® and M31 Technology Corporation Partner to Address Demand for Emerging AI Edge Computing Requirements

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Efinix®, an innovator in programmable product platforms and technologies, and M31 Technology Corporation (Taiwan stock code: 6643), a global silicon Intellectual Property (IP) boutique, today announced a technology partnership to address demand for emerging AI edge computing requirements. As part of the partnership, M31’s [...]

K-pop Businesses on the Lookout as China Criticizes Use of ‘Taiwanese’ Nationality

K-pop Businesses on the Lookout as China Criticizes Use of ‘Taiwanese’ Nationality

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean entertainment companies are facing a dilemma as China, under the ‘One-China Policy’, has begun to take issue with foreign companies using terminology that seems to uphold Taiwan’s independence. With an increasing number of idols of Taiwanese nationality making a debut in South Korea, many companies are careful [...]

S. Korean Nuclear Power Industry Buoyed by Taiwanese Decision to Halt Nuclear Phase-Out

S. Korean Nuclear Power Industry Buoyed by Taiwanese Decision to Halt Nuclear Phase-Out

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — After voters in Taiwan approved a referendum to stop the phase-out of nuclear power, South Korean advocates of nuclear energy have started to speak out about having a similar public discourse surrounding Korea’s own planned nuclear phase-out. The South Korean government has officially said that it plans to go [...]

Taiwan Offers In-Town Check-in and E-gate Services for First Time

Taiwan Offers In-Town Check-in and E-gate Services for First Time

TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – When Taoyuan International Airport launched the In-Town Check-In service in February 2017, Taipei became the 4th city in Asia and the 5th city in the world where In-Town Check-In is available. Independent travelers and business travelers are welcome to complete the In-town Check-In and Luggage Check-In process at [...]