Budget for infrastructure plan finally passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After much debate which included brawls, hunger strikes, and napping, the budget for the the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program (前瞻基礎建設計畫) has finally passed as...

House of flying sofa chairs: Taiwan legislature sees second day of violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For a second day in a row, Taiwan's Legislative Yuan was the scene of skirmishes between rival lawmakers over the budget for the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development ...

Smackdown in the legislature over infrastructure plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- What was meant to be a briefing of the legislators on the budget for the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program (前瞻基礎建設計畫) by Premier Lin Chuan (林全), turned into a ...

Taiwan’s infrastructure plan estimated to bring 0.1% GDP growth a year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan government's eight-year NT$880 billion (US$29.4 billion) infrastructure plan, which is currently under legislative review, will bring 0.1% GDP growth and create 4...

Taiwan unveils digital infrastructure improvement plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Executive Yuan announced plans as part of the “Forward-looking Infrastructure Construction Project” on Tuesday to invest NT$46.056 billion (US$1.51 billion) ove...