TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) (TWSE:2303), a leading independent semiconductor foundry, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss fourth quarter 2016 results on Monday, January 23, 2017, at 4:00 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. 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

Contacts:David Wong UMC, Investor Relations Tel. + 886-2-2658-9168, ext. 16900 Email: