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Vingroup and VinFast successfully raised the first international green syndicated loan

December 22, 2021, Vingroup successfully closed the first international sustainable syndicated loan transaction of $400 million to serve the development needs of VinFast and its member companies.HANOI...

39 financial institutions honored by Taiwan's credit bureau for sustainable practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The country's only domestic credit-reporting agency gave out awards to dozens of financial institutions and their staff on Tuesday (Dec. 21). The awards recognize g...

Foreign children with Taiwan APRC eligible for NT$10,000 subsidy until Sept. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Monday (Aug. 16) that parents of foreign children who have permanent residence in Taiwan have until Sept. 30 to access a COVID re...

Taiwan's pandemic subsidy for households with children open to applications from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Households eligible for the new NT$10,000 (US$345) COVID-19 subsidy can apply online from Tuesday (June 15), and the government will begin doling out the money Friday (Jun...

Confidence in Taiwan economy improves in January

Confidence in Taiwan's economy is improving in January on the back of optimism toward global vaccine developments against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Cathay Financial Holding Co. The fi...

Taiwan’s Cathay United Bank opens branch in Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cathay United Bank opened a branch in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, Wednesday (Jan. 6), in a move seen as a step forward under Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy...

Taiwan's JCIC honors institutions for quality credit information management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) awarded 39 Taiwanese financial institutions on Tuesday (Dec. 29) for good practices that have safeguarded financial stability in...

Confidence in Taiwan's economic outlook weakens: poll

Confidence in the outlook for the domestic economy weakened in August, due to a continued increase in the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide, according to Cathay Financial Holding Co. Citing a surv...

Foreigners not wed to Taiwanese ineligible for stimulus vouchers: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign residents of Taiwan who are not married to a Taiwanese citizen will not be eligible for stimulus vouchers that will be released next month because the program is &...

ATMs can convert Taiwan's stimulus vouchers to NT$2,000 cash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Taiwan's stimulus vouchers go into effect next month, Taiwanese citizens and foreign spouses will have the option of converting them to cash by using ATMs from th...

Taiwan's Cathay Bank turns 2,500 ATMs, service centers into Pokémon stops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading Taiwanese bank group is turning its ATMs and service centers nationwide into hotspots for players of the world's most popular augmented reality game — ...

Taiwan's financial holding firms post record net profit in 2019

The 15 financial holding companies listed on Taiwan's equity market raked in an aggregate net profit NT$349.99 billion (US$11.70 billion) in 2019, which was a record annual high, according to mark...

Taiwan's JCIC honors institutions for excellent credit information management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To improve the availability, accuracy, and quality of credit information, Taiwan's Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) has established three awards since 2007 to ho...

All banks in Taiwan to offer services in English by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All banks in Taiwan are set to provide both Chinese and English services by 2030 as part of the country’s bid to become a bilingual nation. Mega International Com...

Confidence in Taiwan's economy improves amid eased trade tension

Confidence in Taiwan's economy picked up in October amid eased concerns over a trade dispute between the United States and China, as both sides agreed to resume high-level talks to resolve the sit...