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Successful epidemic prevention propels Taiwan’s economy ahead of other Asian Tigers: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during a temple visit in Yilan County on Monday (Jan. 18) that due to Taiwan’s successful epidemic prevention efforts, the c...

Pork protests delay Taiwan premier's briefing at Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Friday (Nov. 27) was finally able to give a briefing at the legislature despite yelling and air horns from the KMT protesting about U.S. po...

President positions Taiwan to make most of new global supply chain network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has vowed to strengthen business collaboration and make Taiwan a high-tech center and high-end manufacturing hub. Tsai made the remarks at...

Dutch magazine publishes Taiwanese foreign minister's article calling for UN participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) wrote an editorial that was run by a Dutch publication on Saturday (Sept. 5), stating that Taiwan can contribute to the world if...

Taiwan registers highest Q1 GDP growth of Four Dragons: Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Taiwan registered 1.54 percent economic growth during the first quarter, the highest of any of Asia's Four Dragons a...

Taiwan fares best among Four Asian Tigers with 1.54% economic growth in 1st quarter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister Without Portfolio Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) said in a press conference on Wednesday that Taiwan’s economic growth in the first quarter was 1.54 percent, which wa...

Taiwan's GDP growth rate leaped to top of Asia's 4 tigers in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan roared ahead of the rest of Asia's four tigers in 2019 with a growth rate of 2.73 percent. On Tuesday (Jan. 21), the Directorate General of Budget, Accountin...

Taiwan presidential candidates focus on economy, Anti-Infiltration Law live on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three rivals for next month’s presidential election focused on the economy and the government’s proposed Anti-Infiltration Act during their second round of...

Taiwan's 2020 economic growth same as 2019: Asian Development Bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to have the same economic growth rate in 2020 as 2019, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday (Dec. 11). See...

Taiwan economy tops Four Asian Tigers despite lowered forecast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Goldman Sachs has lowered its GDP growth forecast for the “Four Asian Tigers,” namely Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg. ...

Taiwan’s economic growth rates outperform South Korea: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen remarked on August 3 that the growth rates in Taiwan have exceeded 3 percent – recorded in the four quarters from the second half of 2017 thro...

ADB cuts Taiwan's 2016 economic growth forecast to 1.1%

Taipei, July 18 (CNA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised downward its forecast for Taiwan's economic growth for this year to 1.1 percent, from 1.6 percent estimated in March, attributing t...

S&P sees Taiwan's 2016 GDP grow by weak 1.8%

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Standard & Poor's, a U.S.-based ratings agency, said Thursday that Taiwan's gross domestic product is expected to grow just 1.8 percent in 2016, lagging behind its Asian rivals Ho...