TAIPEI, Taiwan , April 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) (TWSE:2303), a leading independent semiconductor foundry, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter 2016 results on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 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 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.  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
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