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Taiwan aiming to recruit more foreign professional talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan looks to transition toward living with COVID, it is also preparing to restart its push to attract foreign talent to the country. Five Taiwanese tech companies...

Real Taiwan living experiences they don't tell you about

How is day-to-day life in Taiwan for Gold Card professionals? Taiwan wants to attract 100,000 high-end professionals in the next 10 years. Can it keep the ones it already has? We keep reading about...

Meet Taipei-based AI startup founder Han Jin, one of 'Forbes 30 under 30'

Despite the success of its first product launch, LucidCam, Han quickly realized he needed to pivot his business to software solutions if he wanted Lucid to survive in the fiercely competitive startup ...

Australian IT expert says Taiwan is no ‘ghost island’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian IT engineer who now calls Taiwan home is encouraging Taiwanese to take pride in their country, which has more to offer than its chip prowess. Tom Fifield,...

Gold Card Office navigates newcomers to Taiwan

An onboarding booklet that navigates you through daily life in Taiwan is also the work of the Gold Card Office. “For newcomers to Taiwan, simple tasks such as where to take the trash can be conf...

Taiwan looking to lure 100,000 foreign professionals by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) on Monday (Nov. 8) announced the ambitious goal of attracting 100,000 foreign professionals by 2030. During a seminar on...

Start 'Taiwan Special Economic Zone' to seize mantle of Asia’s financial hub from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The situation in Hong Kong is dire. Those responsible pretend its problems are not happening because they cannot face up to the reality of what they and their masters in B...

Fees for extending Gold Cards unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) has rolled out a new fee structure for extending Gold Cards by a maximum of three years at a time, in line with legal reforms aimed at i...

It’s a case of the blues for Taiwan’s Gold Card program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gold Card program, highlighted by the government as a way to bring in high-caliber foreign talent, is currently at a crossroads as some holders repatriate t...

Taiwan’s Employment Gold Card applications increase in first half of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Development Council (NDC) in a press release on Tuesday (July 6) rebutted media reports that said foreign professionals attracted by Taiwan’s successful...

Apartment rental demand surges as expats move to Taiwan in midst of COVID-19: Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's aggressive efforts to fight the coronavirus early paid off, as the country posted strong economic growth in 2020, with a significant increase in the number of...

Over 1,300 foreigners granted Taiwan Employment Gold Cards in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan issued a total of 1,399 Employment Gold Cards in 2020 as it endeavors to attract highly skilled foreign talent. The number issued last year doubled that of the p...

HK actor Anthony Wong receives Taiwan employment gold card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed Hong Kong actor and pro-democracy activist Anthony Wong (黃秋生) has received Taiwan's Employment Gold Card. The National Development Council (NDC) on Sunday (Ap...

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...