Taiwan CEOs more positive about economic outlook in 2017: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan CEOs from 123 companies surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Taiwan) were more optimistic about the economic outlook for 2017, but listed economic uncertainties, i...

Experts advise ways to improve Taiwan’s startup environment 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Speakers made different suggestions on how Taiwan can improve the startup environment to make it easier for young entrepreneurs to launch their own businesses, at the 2017 A...

Taiwan’s Asian Silicon Valley project to boost local startups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Asian Silicon Valley project aims to foster the nation's domestic startups by offering more resources to entrepreneurs, said Minister of Economic Affairs Ch...

Taiwan’s Asian Silicon Valley invites int’l enterprises to help build comprehensive IoT ecosystem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Asian Silicon Valley project anticipates partnerships with global enterprises will help the nation's transition from a low-value labor intensive manufacture...

Taiwan retail sector suffers sluggish revenue growth in March 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Despite Taiwan's wholesale sector revenue increasing 6.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) to NT$833.2 billion (US$27.53 billion) in March 2017, the retail sector including dep...

Taiwan industrial production index in March continues 11 month upward hike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan’s industrial production index (IPI) continued a positive growth trend since February 2016 to 112.87, said Wang Shu-chuan (王淑娟), deputy director at Departm...

Taiwan unemployment rates in March drop to record low in 21 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's unemployment rate dropped its the lowest point in 21 consecutive months to 3.78 percent in March this year, according to statistics compiled by the go...

Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail Transit aims to attract 4M riders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan southern city's Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail Transit (高雄環狀輕軌) will become the metropolis third light rail line that will connect all of its different r...

Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity faces potential closure next school year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity (亞太創意技術學院, APIC), a private university based in Miaoli County in central Taiwan, might become the first university shut down under the T...

Taiwan's FDA probes six new farms for dioxin-tainted eggs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating six more farms for eggs contaminated with the carcinogen dioxin, bringing the total number of egg farms...

TSS offers advice for Taiwan FinTech startups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS), a National Development Council backed organization to facilitate Taiwan assessed some of the challenges ahead for Taiwan's FinTec...

Legal experts weigh in on effectiveness of proposed Taiwan FinTech bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—FinTech, a new up and coming financial service trend, is defined as any disruptive financial technology innovation, such as mobile payment, investment bots, and bl...

What’s next after Apple Pay for Taiwan’s FinTech industry?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—More than 415,000 credit cards were registered on Apple mobile device e-wallet apps two days after Apple Pay was launched in Taiwan on March 29, 2017, according to stat...

Challenges Taiwan’s precision medicine industry faces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Precision medicine, viewed as a future trend in medicine, falls under the umbrella of Tsai Administration’s Forward-looking infrastructure plan to bolster the nat...

Taiwan eyes opportunities in precision medicine industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's biotech and pharmaceutical industry was one of the first to be named in the original Tsai Administration's 5+2 economic policy to transform the nation's...