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Taiwanese virtual banks reject foreign applicant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign resident discovered that he was rejected for an application for Koko Bank after he discovered his status as a non-Taiwanese citizen made him ineligible to open a...

Bank of Taiwan fined over employee embezzlement involving NT$84 million loss

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The state-owned Bank of Taiwan (BOT) on Tuesday (July 26) was slapped with a heavy fine of NT$14 million (US$467,425) over an employee embezzlement case that resulted in t...

Busting the myths of 'social' in ESG

In the last two opinion pieces, it was clear that Taiwan embraces ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) as the best practice for corporate development to maintain its global high standing and a...

NESTLÉ® KITKAT® Stick optimizes to new recyclable paper packaging in July

Retaining the crispy fun and integrating the concept of sustainability for a green lifestyleHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 8 July 2022 - As the world's largest food and beverage company, NESTLÉ is ...

COVID insurance claims could top US$1.39 billion in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s insurance sector could be looking at upwards of NT$41 billion (US$1.39 billion) in COVID-19 claims due to the country’s recent Omicron surge. Speak...

[Opinion] 'One solution fits all’ package for ESG doesn’t exist

It is well recognized within Taiwan, both at the government and corporate levels, that Taiwan must embrace ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) as best practice for corporate development in Tai...

Taiwan's FSC dismisses reports about invalid COVID prevention insurance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) rejected media reports Thursday (April 21) that COVID-19 prevention insurance would be invalid through June as the number of loc...

Rockwell Automation Empowers Taiwan Businesses to Adopt Global Carbon Reporting Standards

Energy Management Systems can enhance data management capabilities with big data analysis system as part of the digital transformation to net zero approach TAIPEI, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Roc...

Financial regulator frowns on Bitcoin ATMs across north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many Taiwan investors hopped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon, bitcoin automated teller machines (ATMs) kiosks appeared from nowhere on busy streets across northern Taiw...

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...

Goodbye 2021: Give Gift Boutique Launched Christmas and New Year Gift Hampers

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 10 December 2021 - 2022 is coming! Give Gift Boutique launched more than a hundred Christmas / New Year gift hampers with delicious food, classic wine and floral de...

Taiwan designates cryptocurrency firms 'virtual currency platforms and trading businesses'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has formalized the designation of business activities surrounding cryptocurrencies and named a supervisory authority after years of...

Taiwan's immigration agency addresses resident certificate transition woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving complaints from foreign nationals about various challenges they encountered getting new identification numbers, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) says ...

Taiwan’s foreign exchange reserves saw a drop in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to recent fluctuations of major world currencies against the U.S. dollar, such as the euro and Japanese yen, Taiwan saw a contraction in its foreign exchange r...

Taiwan shares outperform major Asian markets after hitting new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shares on Taiwan's main bourse ended at a historic high on Thursday (July 15) and outperformed gains on exchanges in Japan, South Korea, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong,...