Radio Taiwan International
Morris Chang, the retired founder of chipmaker TSMC, received the First Order of
Propitious Clouds from President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday.
The award honor citizens or public sector workers who have made an outstanding contribution to Taiwan.
Chang founded TSMC, or Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, in 1987. The company has since grown to the largest independent semiconductor foundry in the world. Chang retired in June after 31 years at the helm. [FULL STORY]