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New Taipei’s Pinglin to hold tea fair and light festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei’s Pinglin District, famous for its tea plantations, will hold a tea fair and a light festival over two weekends from Dec. 4-15. According to the Pingli...

Revenue of Taiwan's Feasttogether back to pre-pandemic levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese hospitality conglomerate Feastogether Corporation's (饗賓餐旅) revenue returned to pre-pandemic levels last month as stimulus vouchers breathed fresh life into t...

Taiwan's economic growth for 2021 hits 6%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s gross domestic product is likely to expand by 6.01%, as the economy grew by an estimated 3.8% during the third quarter, the government said Friday (Oct. 29)...

Taiwan's Summer Formosa steam train trips arrive in autumn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tickets are now available for Summer Formosa express trips along the eastern coast of Taiwan in autumn, previously put off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Taiwan Rail...

Texas Roadhouse Taiwan celebrates 7th anniversary with complimentary ribs event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Texas Roadhouse Taiwan announced on Wednesday (Oct. 13) that, to celebrate its seventh anniversary in the country, the restaurant chain will offer a free half-rack of ribs...

Taiwan's Arts Fun voucher winners announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) said on Wednesday (Oct. 13) that more than 810,000 people have won Arts Fun vouchers. The MOC launched 3 million sets of Arts Fun voucher...

Taiwan's old Triple Stimulus Vouchers passed off as new Quintuple vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei resident posted on Facebook to warn businesses about getting paid with expired Triple Stimulus Vouchers issued in 2020, as they resemble the newly distributed Qui...

Public can pick up pre-ordered Taiwan stimulus vouchers today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Individuals who preordered their paper Taiwan stimulus vouchers can on Friday (Oct. 8) begin to pick them up at designated stores. Taiwan has launched its Quintuple Sti...

Abandoned school-turned campsite in Taiwan's Penghu opens for test run

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yuan Bei Campground, the first government-owned campsite in Penghu County will open for test operations starting Thursday (Oct. 7), welcoming the first batch of visitors t...

Taipei International Summer and Fall Travel Expo attracts crowds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2021 Taipei International Summer and Fall Travel Expo, the first physical travel expo to take place since COVID-19 prevention restrictions were lifted in Taiwan, opened Fr...

Taiwan stimulus vouchers to boost employment, wages in Q4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The launch of “Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers” will boost employment and wages during the fourth quarter of 2021, a survey said Thursday (Sept. 23). Registrati...

Taiwan stimulus voucher site now has English version

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given that over 156,000 foreign residents qualify for the new Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers (振興五倍券), the government on Wednesday (Sept. 22) launched an English version of th...

1.6 million people apply for digital version of Taiwan stimulus vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — By 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 22), more than 1.6 million people had applied for the digital version of stimulus vouchers on the launch day, said the Ministry of Economic A...

Foreign spouses, APRC holders can apply for Taiwan's stimulus vouchers today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In addition to Taiwanese citizens, over 150,000 foreign spouses, foreigners with permanent residence, and diplomats are eligible to pre-order Taiwan's stimulus voucher...

Taiwan stimulus voucher site fails to provide English version

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although some categories of foreign residents qualify for the new Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers (振興五倍券), the government has failed to include an English-language version of ...