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Press Release: VIA Confirms Donation of US$1 Million to aid Victims of Terrorist Attack in the US

Posted By Kathy Smith

Date: September 20, 2001


For Immediate Release:
VIA Confirms Donation of US$1 Million to aid Victims of Terrorist Attack in the US

Taipei, Taiwan, 19 September 2001 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of core logic chipsets, microprocessors, and multimedia and communications chips, today confirmed that it is making a donation of US$1 million to aid the unfortunate victims of the attacks that took place in the USA on Tuesday 11 September.

"Like millions of people around the world, we were deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the terrible tragedy that occurred last Tuesday morning and we would like to extend our heartfelt prayers and condolences to all the victims and their families," commented Wenchi Chen, President and CEO of VIA Technologies, Inc. "This donation is the most practical way in which we can help people who have suffered from this horrific event."

The donation will be given to charitable organizations in the US providing relief to victims of the tragedy.

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. is a leading innovator and developer of PC core logic chipsets, microprocessors, and multimedia and communications chips. VIA delivers value to the PC industry by designing, marketing, and selling high-performance VIA Apollo core logic chipsets for the full range of PC platforms, as well as cost-effective VIA C3 processors for Value PCs and Internet Appliances. Its customers include the world's top OEMs, mainboard manufacturers, and system integrators. VIA is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, at the center of the Greater China high-tech manufacturing engine, and has branch offices in the US, China and Europe. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE2388), and achieved annual revenues of nearly US$1 billion in 2000. Additional information can be found at www.via.com.tw.

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