Published: Jul 08, 2022
South Korea will redirect 3.6 trillion won (US$2.8 billion/100.8 billion baht) from its budget for childhood education to higher and lifelong education, such as nurturing semiconductor talent, the government said on Thursday.
Published: Jun 26, 2022
Concerns are growing that supply cannot keep up with demand for home appliances such as air conditioners and washing machines, due to the global shortage of semiconductors and Shanghai’s Covid-19 lockdowns, which have hampered manufacturers’ production.
Published: Mar 21, 2022
A surge in demand for smart devices, automobiles and other products requiring chips has caused manufacturing delays and shutdowns. Reports of buyers waiting as long as 20 to 52 weeks for different types of semiconductors have ultimately resulted in plummeting revenue globally to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars.
Published: Oct 24, 2021
Japanese automakers expect production to be down by at least 1.3 million units in fiscal 2021 due to the global semiconductor shortage and the covid-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia, according to eight major manufacturers.
Published: Sep 24, 2021
The global semiconductor shortage that has paralyzed automakers for nearly a year shows signs of worsening, as new coronavirus infections halt chip assembly lines in Southeast Asia, forcing more car companies and electronics manufacturers to suspend production.
Published: Aug 02, 2021
Amid the increasingly serious global shortage of semiconductors, automakers have been forced to reduce their output or postpone the release of new models. The repercussions are being felt amid a wide range of products, including home appliances, computers and telecommunication devices.