Samsung SDI, LG Chem and SK Innovation are seeking a breakthrough by diversifying their products and markets as their plants in China for electric vehicle batteries face a setback in the world's largest EV market.
Samsung Electronics reshuffled its Chinese arm Tuesday with the aim of turning around its sluggish business in the world's largest smartphone market, but the Korean tech giant denied speculations of job cuts resulting from the reshuffle.
The U.K.'s national standards body has awarded four ISO certificates to Taipei-headquartered CTBC Financial Holding Co., recognizing the group's efforts in environmental protection and energy saving.
"Our first choice for investment will still be Taiwan," TSMC's chairman says.
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos edges ahead of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the richest person in the world.
Taiwan's capital comes in below many rivals in the regional, including Seoul.
Samsung Electronics posted its best quarterly profit in the second quarter due to a boom in memory chips.
In response to a supply shortage of cobalt, a key ingredient used in lithium-ion batteries, South Korean battery makers Samsung SDI and LG Chem are stepping up development of new batteries and diversifying their material suppliers.
The German national has been detained since the beginning of the year over the emissions test cheating.
The body is leaving its projections for global output growth unchanged at 3.5 percent this year and 3.6 percent in 2018.