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Popular American YouTuber obtains Taiwan Employment Gold Card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known American YouTuber Hailey Jane Richards (莫彩曦) has been granted an Employment Gold Card by the Taiwanese government for her promotion of Taiwan through online vid...

Taiwan's handling of pandemic proves to be foreign talent draw

The number of recipients of Taiwan's employment gold card, a special work and residency permit for highly skilled foreign talent, took a big jump in 2020, reflecting Taiwan's attractiveness as...

More foreigners want to move to Taiwan amid COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American entrepreneur Dave Lu (呂曉龍) said he has seen more foreigners wanting to move to Taiwan since the global coronavirus outbreak began. In an interview wi...

Foreigners who earned US$67,000 salary can obtain Taiwan's Gold Card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic rages across the globe, Taiwan's Employment Gold Card program is offering foreign professionals a new option to live and work in the ...

Blogger reveals how to move to Taiwan during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As COVID-19 continues to rage across many parts of the world, Taiwan’s relatively successful handling of the pandemic has attracted widespread attention, with one bl...

Canada should increase engagement with Taiwan: Vancouver TECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Canada looks to expand into Asia-Pacific markets, Ottawa should consider expanding engagement with Taiwan, according to an op-ed by Andy Kang-I Chen (陳剛毅), director gen...

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...

Iconic AmEx 'Green Card' turns 50, gets a needed revamp

NEW YORK (AP) — For 50 years, the American Express "Green Card" has been everywhere its card members wanted to be. Launched in 1969, the Green Card gave travelers a sense of importan...

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 &...

Business Highlights

___ Dow industrials sink 831 points as tech companies plunge NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss in eight months on Wednesday as technology comp...

On the Money: AmEx Gold Card gets bigger perks, higher fee

NEW YORK (AP) — The middle child of American Express' suite of charge cards, the Gold Card, is getting a major upgrade this fall, but its bigger perks are going to come with a higher fee. ...

McDonald’s launches US competition to win 50 years of free food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fast food restaurant McDonald's has launched a U.S.-based competition where the winner is given a 50 karat gold "card" and ability to eat at the restaurants ...