EXPANSION: While the search giant declined to confirm the reports, it mentioned in a blog post in March plans to construct a new data center in the nation this year
Date: Aug 27, 2020
By: Angelica Oung / Staff reporter
Google has two data centers in Taiwan — one in Changhua County and the other in Tainan.
In Asia, the search giant also operates a data center in Singapore and one in Mumbai, India.
Earlier yesterday, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News cited unnamed county officials as saying that Google had bought a NT$3.64 billion (US$123.33 million) plot at the Yunlin Technology-based Industrial Park (雲林科技工業區).
As of press time last night, Google, the county government and China Man-made Fiber Corp (中國人造纖維), the seller of the property, had not made official comments.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs said it would not comment on the investments of individual companies. [FULL STORY]