American praises Taiwan's employment gold card

An American who recently received Taiwan's employment gold card -- a combination of work and residency permits -- described the application process as smooth and easy, the National Immigration Age...

Taiwan has issued 584 gold cards to foreign professionals in 2 years

Taiwan has issued almost 600 gold cards to foreign professionals in two years after the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent took effect Feb. 8, 2018, the National Dev...

Taiwan extends scope of tax concessions for foreign professionals

The government has relaxed the interpretation of the scope and mechanism of tax concessions stipulated in the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals to assuage concerns over t...

Bill relaxing conditions for foreign professionals in Taiwan passes third reading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill allowing accredited foreign professionals extra points or exemption from proficiency exams has passed its third reading in the Legislative Yuan today. Foreigners...

Photo of the Day: Rainy Taipei looking like 'Blade Runner'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A French engineer currently living in Taiwan recently captured these haunting images of Taipei in the rain looking very much like scenes from the 80s science fiction thriller &...

Taiwan Employment Gold Card proves popular in Silicon Valley

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Employment Gold Card is proving a hit with creative and entrepreneurial talent from Silicon Valley in the United States, the government said Tuesday. Pre...

First Employment Gold Card issued to YouTube co-founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the legislation for attracting foreign talent to work and live in Taiwan went into force on February 8, the first Employment Gold Card has been issued to YouTube co-...

New job-seeking visa available in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new work-seeking visa is now available after Taiwan's Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent went into effect on Feb. 8, announced the nat...

Taiwan's foreign professional talent act goes into effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent officially went into effect yesterday (Feb. 8), according to the National Development Council...

Taiwan's foreign professional 'Gold Card' online application form goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new English language online form which enables foreign professionals to apply for the new "Employment Gold Card" was officially launched today (Feb. 8), announced t...

Internship visa for foreign graduates dropped due to concern about work experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Before the review session of a draft act aiming to attract foreign professional talent to work and live in Taiwan took place at the Legislative Yuan on Thursday, Minister ...

Legislature to review draft bill designed to lure foreign talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Economic Committee in the Legislative Yuan will review a draft bill today designed to streamline regulations governing the employment of foreign white collar workers in Tai...

Cabinet approves draft bill easing regulations on foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Cabinet approved on Thursday a draft bill that is designed to streamline regulations governing the employment of foreign white collar workers in Taiwan and to incentivize t...

Taiwan to offer new incentives to draw foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The government is considering a number of incentives aimed at attracting foreign talent such as new visas, residence, health insurance, and tax breaks said Taiwan's Cabinet...