TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) (TWSE:2303), a leading independent semiconductor foundry, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2016 results on Wednesday, October 26, 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 www.umc.com.
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. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson Reuters' password-protected event management site, StreetEvents ( www.streetevents.com).

Additional information about UMC is available on the web at www.umc.com.
Contacts:David Wong UMC, Investor RelationsTel. + 886-2-2658-9168, ext. 16900 Email: david_wong@umc.com