Taiwan promotes 40 villages with a Small Town Ramble Passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Marking the Year of the Small Town, the Tourism Bureau on Tuesday presented the Taiwan Small Town Ramble Passport to promote visits to 40 villages. The 20,000 copies of the p...

FamilyMart customers can now mail Chunghwa Post packages 24/7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Post and FamilyMart have announced that they have formed a partnership to allow customers to have their packages mailed through the postal service from FamilyMart stor...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that it will offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500 for citizens between the ages of 18 and 40. Tourism Bureau directo...

Taiwan’s banks offer banknote exchange ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the demand for new bank notes increasing as people prepare money to put in red envelopes for the coming Lunar New Year, Taiwan’s state-owned financial instituti...

FamilyMart customer wins NT$10 million in Taiwan invoice lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — A FamilyMart customer has become the lucky recipient of the November-December uniform-invoice (receipt) lottery special prize. Apple Daily reports the winning ticket came fr...

Taiwan Chunghwa Post attempts to appease angry employees demanded to work first day of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post have attempted to allay resentment among employees again after announcing they will have to work regular hours the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday. ...

Spotlight on: Harmony Home Foundation, a sanctuary in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Harmony Home Foundation is a non-profit organization (NPO) unlike any other in Taiwan. This is something not only acknowledged by director Nicole Yang, but also somethi...

Taiwan’s first-ever queer indigenous festival to take place tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of referendum defeats during last month’s nine-in-one elections, Adju Festival, which takes place tomorrow (Dec. 15) in Pingtung County (屏東縣), aims to be...

Taiwan Post Office to halt receipt lottery redemption service next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Nov. 19 announced that the uniform-invoice redemption service, or claiming the money won from the national receipt lottery, will no l...

Anti-Money Laundering group completes review of Taiwan's financial operations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) completed its two week inspection of Taiwan’s financial sector on Nov. 14 that will determine whether or not Taiwan ...

APG draft anti-money laundering report on Taiwan expected Friday

The Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) will issue a preliminary report at the end of the week on anti-money laundering practices in Taiwan, having concluded an evaluation on Wednesday, the C...

Chunghwa Post to issue new collection of blue and white porcelain stamps Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post is to issue a new collection of blue and white pottery stamps on Nov. 15. To celebrate the beauty of the Chinese cultural relics, many of which are housed...

Taiwan issues commemorative stamps for Taichung World Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Taichung World Flora Expo just around the corner, Chunghwa Post on Oct. 31 issued two commemorative stamp sets to mark the event. The international floral...

National Day parade float carnival to arrive at CKS Memorial Hall in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A parade float carnival and a treasure hunt will be taking place at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall between Oct. 10 and 14 as part of the National Day celebrations in Taiwan...

Taiwan Post unveils year of the pig commemorative stamp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Post unveiled four new stamps on Sept. 26, featuring Taiwanese birds, 2018 World Flora Expo, antique porcelain, and commemorative stamp for next year’s year o...