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Taiwan's new ARC numbers available Jan. 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government's change to the numbering system for the Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) and Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC), in order to have them "m...

Second digit of new Taiwan ARC numbers will have 8 or 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government insists that although the second digit for the new numbering system of the Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) and Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) ...

Taiwan stimulus vouchers available for APRC holders until Dec. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreigners who are permanent residents in Taiwan, as well as diplomats, are eligible to receive Taiwan's stimulus vouchers until Dec. 31. In July, Taiwan launched i...

Taiwan's new digital IDs not made in China: Deputy interior minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of the Interior Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) on Wednesday (Dec. 9) stated that the inputs for Taiwan’s new digital ID cards are definitely not produced in Ch...

ARC number format to match Taiwan ID in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government's planned change to the numbering system of the Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) and Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) to have them match the ...

Taiwan’s Triple Stimulus Vouchers available to APRC holders until Dec. 31, 2020

The Triple Stimulus Vouchers program launched July 15 allows not only Taiwanese citizens but also foreign or Chinese spouses who have resident permits to purchase them, effectively spurring domestic c...

Taiwan APRC holders can get stimulus vouchers today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreigners who are permanent residents in Taiwan, as well as diplomats, are eligible to receive Taiwan's stimulus vouchers starting Monday (Nov. 16). In July, Taiwa...

Taiwan to include foreign permanent resident taxpayers in stimulus scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 13,000 foreigners in Taiwan are expected to benefit from an expansion of the number of residents eligible for the stimulus vouchers, which are aimed to boost the co...

APRC holders will get additional vouchers in Taiwan stimulus program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) confirmed Friday (Oct. 30) the government is planning to distribute additional stimulus vouchers to foreign nationals who h...

Labor group details struggle facing Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Located on the edge of Taipei's Little Manila in a narrow residential lane, the Taiwan International Workers' Association (TIWA), established in 1999, forges ties ...

Update: Taipei nightclub discriminates against foreigners, runs racist show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another Taiwanese nightclub has been found to have a passport policy that discriminates against foreigners while also hosting a dance troupe that performs blackface. On...

Taipei nightclub refuses foreigners without passports amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a sign announcing a new discriminatory policy at a popular nightclub in Taipei City surfaced on Sunday (May 3), after a group of foreigners was denied entry bec...

US citizen granted Taiwan APRC for contribution to local education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An American who heads the international Christian school, Morrison Academy Taipei, was recognized by the National Immigration Agency (NIA) for her contribution to educatio...

Only 0.008% of foreigners in Taiwan granted dual citizenship over 2 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over the past two years since an amendment to the Nationality Act took effect, a mere 65 senior foreign professionals, or 0.008 percent of Taiwan's 769,913 foreign resident...

Baked baker: American man in Kaohsiung busted for growing marijuana in his home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American male pizza baker and English tutor has been arrested for growing marijuana in his home, announced Kaohsiung police yesterday (Dec. 14), reported CNA. Kaohsiung p...