TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) (TWSE:2303), a leading independent semiconductor foundry, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter 2015 results on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 5:00 a.m. US Eastern Time.

This call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at UMC's Web site at

The dial-in details for the live conference call:
U.S. Toll Free Number +1 800.871.3110, +1 888.700.7397
Taiwan Number 02.2192.8016
Other Areas +886.2.2192.8016
Passcode: UMC  

The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson Reuters StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call at, Thomson Reuters' individual investor portal, powered by StreetEvents. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson Reuters' password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (

Additional information about UMC is available on the web at
CONTACT: David Wong         UMC, Investor Relations         Tel. + 886-2-2658-9168, ext. 16900         Email: