Company in focus

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., TSMC, founded by Chairman Morris Chang three decades ago. (Photo by Shinya Sawai)

Retiring TSMC's Morris Chang keeps eye on Samsung rivalry

New dual leadership will test Taiwan chipmaker

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