TSMC halts work at construction sites in Taiwan after earthquake

FILE PHOTO: Illustration shows TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) logo

(Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, said on Wednesday it has suspended work at its construction sites in Taiwan as a fallout of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

The company said it was evaluating the impact of the quake and will resume operations after inspections.

(Reporting by Gursimran Kaur in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)